Clara Bow

Silent Screen Actress Clara Bow Full Name: Clara Bow


Profession: Silent Screen Actress
Why Famous: Rose to stardom in silent film during the 1920s. Her appearance as a plucky shopgirl in the film "It" that brought her global fame and the nickname "The It Girl". She came to personify the Roaring Twenties and is described as its leading sex symbol. She appeared in 46 silent films and 11 talkies,

Born: July 29, 1905
Star Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA

Died: September 27, 1965 (aged 60)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Married Life

  • 1931-12-03 Silent film actress Clara Bow (26) weds actor and politician Rex Bell (28) in Las Vegas

Historical Events in the Life of Clara Bow

  • 1927-02-15 Silent film "It" is released in the US starring Clara Bow
  • 1927-08-12 "Wings", the only silent film to win an Oscar for best picture, opens starring Clara Bow (Outstanding Picture 1929)

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