Date of Death: 27 September 1965, West Los Angeles, California
Height: 5' 3½" (1.61 m)
Clara Gordon Bow was born and raised in poverty in Brooklyn, New York, on July 29, 1905. Her family was also beset with violence. She won a photo beauty contest which launched her movie career that would eventually number 58 films, from 1922 to 1933. It was the movie “IT” (1927), which was to define her career.