Wednesday, 12 December 2018

hollywood great jean harlow

Jean Harlow (born Harlean Harlow Carpenter; March 3, 1911 – June 7, 1937) was an American film actress and sex symbol of the 1930s.

Harlow was signed by director Howard Hughes, and her first major appearance was in Hell's Angels (1930), followed by a series of critically unsuccessful films before she signed with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1932.jean Harlow became a leading lady for MGM, starring in a string of hit films, including Red Dust (1932), Dinner at Eight (1933), Reckless (1935), and Suzy (1936). Harlow's popularity rivaled and soon surpassed that of her MGM colleagues Joan Crawford and Norma Shearer. She had become one of the biggest movie stars in the world by the late 1930s, often nicknamed the "Blonde Bombshell" and the "Platinum Blonde"; she was also popular for her "Laughing Vamp" movie persona.

Harlow died at age 26 during the 1937 filming of Saratoga. The film was completed using body doubles and released a little over a month after her death. The American Film Institute ranked her as the 22nd greatest female star of classic Hollywood cinema.

Sunday, 4 November 2018

Natalie Wood the girl next door

Natalie Wood   born 1938 and died in November  1981 she was born in San Francisco to Russian immigrants began her career as a child star  she received three Academy Award   nominations before she turned 25 

 She began acting in films at the age of 4 and when she was 8 was given a  co starring role  in the 1947 Christmas classic Miracle on 34th Street  and in 1955 got a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in the  movie rebel Without a Cause  she starred in  musicals  gypsy  1962 and West Side Story in 1961

She was married to the actor Robert Wagner  and to Richard Gregson she had a daughter with Gregson

She died at the age of 43 in 1981