Carole Landis & Rex Harrison

Carole Landis and Rex Harrison
1947 - 1948

Carole Landis and Rex Harrison  


Carole Landis and Rex Harrison were in a relationship for 1 year before Carole Landis died aged 29.


American Actress Carole Landis was born Frances Lillian Mary Ridste on 1st January, 1919 in Fairchild, Wisconsin, USA and passed away on 5th Jul 1948 Pacific Palisades, California, USA aged 29. She is most remembered for One Million BC (1940). Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.

British Actor Rex Harrison was born Sir Reginald Carey Harrison on 5th March, 1908 in Huyton, Knowsley, Lancashire, England and passed away on 2nd Jun 1990 New York City, USA aged 82. He is most remembered for My Fair Lady. His zodiac sign is Pisces.


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Relationship Statistics

DatingJun 1947 - 5th Jul 1948 1 year, 1 month
Total Jun 1947 - 5th Jul 1948 1 year, 1 month

The couple had a torrid affair.
They were both married and it is said that Carole suicide was due to Rex ending the affair.
Summer 47
meets and falls in love with actor Rex Harrison, who is married to actress Lilli Palmer. They see each other in secret and later arrange what appears to be their meeting for the first time in Palm Springs. Lilli notices her husband spends a lot of time away from home, but his explanations are always plausible.
July 47
"meets" married actor Rex Harrison on a weekend trip to Palm Springs. They are "introduced" at the Racquet Club by Charles Farrell and soon fall in love. Although she and Schmidlapp reside together, they go their separate ways.
March 48
Walter Winchell writes in his column that "Carole Landis' next and fifth husband, when she becomes available, will be Rex Harrison." Reporters have a field day; Zanuck is furious and will avoid scandal at all cost. Everyone involved denies everything, and the furor dies down.
late May 48
Rex Harrison tells his wife the truth, and she departs for New York.
6 July 48
Lilli Palmer returns to California from New York. She tells reporters, "I love Rex. I love him very much.We are very happy."

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Relationship Timeline

July, 1948 - Breakup

June, 1947 - Hookup

Couple Comparison

Carole Landis
Rex Harrison
Carole Landis
Rex Harrison
Age (at start of relationship)
5' 6" (168 cm)
6' 1" (185 cm)
Hair Color
Dyed Blonde
Brown - Light
Eye Color
Brown - Dark


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wjerryzwjerryzDec 16, 2020

Harrison was a user. Watched a death

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