Born: March 3, 1911
Star sign: Pisces
Height: 5' 1½" (1.56 m)
Known for: The Public Enemy (1931), Libeled Lady (1936), Suzy (1936), Red Dust (1932)
Harlean Carpenter, who later became Jean Harlow, was born in Kansas City, Missouri, on March 3, 1911. She was the daughter of a successful dentist and his wife. In 1927, at the age of 16, she ran away from home to marry a young businessman named Charles McGrew, who was 23. The couple pulled up stakes and moved to Los Angeles, not long after they ...