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Jean Harlowe (Harlow)(1911-1937)was born in Kansas City.Poor health afflicted Jean throughout her childhood.At age five,she contracted meningitis and suffered from scarlet fever at age 15.She left home at age 16 to marry 23-year-old Charles McGrew. They moved to Beverly Hills.Although at first she was not interested in making films, she received her first role in 1927.She and McGrew divorced after two years.Jean's appearance solidified her role as America's new *** symbol.This victory was followed by several films with Clark Gable.In total,she and Gable would star in six movies together.Jean's health soon declined. While filming Saratoga in 1937,Jean was hospitalized with uremic poisoning and kidney failure,a result of the scarlet fever she had suffered during childhood.In the days before dialysis and kidney transplants,nothing could be done and she died on June 1937.She made 36 movies and became the 1st movie actress to appear on the cover of Life.- KIT: Happy Day Page Kit by Linda Cumberland
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