Clara Bow

Clara Bow
1905 - 1965

Clara Bow  American Actress

Clara Gordon Bow (/ˈboʊ/; July 29, 1905 – September 27, 1965) was an American actress who rose to stardom in silent film during the 1920s and successfully made the transition to "talkies" after 1927. Her appearance as a plucky shopgirl in t...

Confirmed Relationships10
Longest Relationship32 yrs, 6 mths
Average Relationship Length3 yrs, 6 mths
Rumored Relationships8
First Name Clara
Middle Name Gordan
Last Name Bow
Full Name at Birth Clara Gordon Bow
Alternative Name The `It` Girl, The Brooklyn Bonfire
Age 60 (age at death) years
Birthday 29th July, 1905
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York.USA
Died 27th September, 1965
Place of Death West Los Angeles, California USA
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Height 5' 3½" (161 cm)
Weight 112lbs (51 kg)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Dyed Red
Distinctive Feature Red Hair, Alluring eyes
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Bay Ridge High School for girls
Occupation Text Actress, writer
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame WAMPAS Baby Star of 1924, It (1927)
Year(s) Active 1921–1933
Bust (inches) 33
Waist (inches) 24
Hips (inches) 36
Official Websites,,
Father Robert Bow
Mother Sarah Gordon
Friend John Gilbert, Edith Head, Elinor Glyn, Daisy De Voe, Lina Basquette
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Clara Bow60 LeoActress
Harry Richman77 LeoSinger
Rex Bell58 Libra
William earl Pearson-Doctor
Fredric March77 VirgoActor
Bela Lugosi73 LibraActor
Gary Cooper60 TaurusActor
Richard Arlen76 VirgoActor
Victor Fleming59 PiscesDirector
Gilbert Roland88 SagittariusActor
Donald Keith65 VirgoActor
Arthur Jacobson-
John Wayne72 GeminiActor
John Gilbert38 CancerActor
Leland Hayward68 VirgoFilm/TV Producer
Abel Baer-
B.P. Schulberg65 Capricorn
Eddie Cantor72 AquariusActor
Fred Marsh98 AquariusActor
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Screen Snapshots 1860: Howdy, Podner1949 Clara Bow Short Film
Hoop-La1933 Lou Movie
Call Her Savage1932 Nasa Springer Movie
Kick In1931 Molly Hewes Movie
No Limit1931 Helen 'Bunny' O'Day Movie
Her Wedding Night1930 Norma Martin Movie
Love Among the Millionaires1930 Pepper Whipple Movie
True to the Navy1930 Ruby Nolan Movie
Galas de la Paramount1930 Episode 'True to the Navy' Movie
The Saturday Night Kid1929 Mayme Barry Movie
The Wild Party1929 Stella Ames Movie
Dangerous Curves1929 Pat Delaney Movie
Ladies of the Mob1928 Yvonne Movie
Red Hair1928 Bubbles McCoy Movie
The Fleet's In1928 Trixie Deane Movie
Three Weekends1928 Gladys O'Brien Movie
It1927 Betty Lou Movie
Wings1927 Mary Preston Movie
Children of Divorce1927 Kitty Flanders Movie
Get Your Man1927 Nancy Worthington Movie
Hula1927 Hula Calhoun Movie
Rough House Rosie1927 Rosie O'Reilly Movie
Dancing Mothers1926 Kittens Westcourt Movie
Kid Boots1926 Clara McCoy Movie
Mantrap1926 Alverna Movie
The Runaway1926 Cynthia Meade Movie
Shadow of the Law1926 Mary Brophy Movie
Two Can Play1926 Dorothy Hammis Movie
The Plastic Age1925 Cynthia Day Movie
Capital Punishment1925 Delia Tate Movie
Free to Love1925 Marie Anthony Movie
Kiss Me Again1925 Grizette Movie
My Lady of Whims1925 Prudence Severn Movie
My Lady's Lips1925 Lola Lombard Movie
Parisian Love1925 Marie Movie
The Adventurous Sex1925 The Girl Movie
The Scarlet West1925 Miriam Movie
The Ancient Mariner1925 Doris Movie
The Best Bad Man1925 Peggy Swain Movie
Eve's Lover1925 Rena D'Arcy Movie
The Keeper of the Bees1925 Lolly Cameron Movie
The Lawful Cheater1925 Molly Burns Movie
The Primrose Path1925 Marilyn Merrill Movie
Grit1924 Orchid McGonigle Movie
Helen's Babies1924 Alice Mayton Movie
Poisoned Paradise: The Forbidden Story of Monte Carlo1924 Margot LeBlanc Movie
This Woman1924 Aline Sturdevant Movie
Wine1924 Angela Warriner Movie
Empty Hearts1924 Rosalie Movie
Black Lightning1924 Martha Larned Movie
Daughters of Pleasure1924 Lila Millas Movie
Black Oxen1923 Janet Ogelthorpe Movie
Enemies of Women1923 Girl Dancing on Table Movie
The Daring Years1923 Mary Movie
Maytime1923 Alice Tremaine Movie
Pill Pounder, The1923 Movie
Down to the Sea in Ships1922 'Dot' Morgan Movie
Beyond the Rainbow1922 Virginia Gardener Movie
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wjerryzJan 13

One of the greatest beauties to ever grace the screen

jean wFeb 8, 2009

was clara bow married to a nephi booth? a relative of mine.

MichelleNov 14, 2007

Hey im doing Clara bow for a social studies project. If anyone has pretty pictures, or cool facts, please comments back on here.

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