How tall is Jean Harlow ?

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Jean Harlow's height is 5ft 1.5in (156 cm)

American actress known for roles in The Public Enemy, Red Dust, The Libelled Lady, Hell's Angels, Dinner at Eight, Suzy, China Seas, Platinum Blonde, Bombshell and Red Headed-Woman. According to her official site she was 5ft 2 and around 109lbs although in a 1933 article she was quoted saying: "According to the studio wardrobe department's chart, I am Five Feet, One and One-half inches tall and weigh O hundred and Eight pounds. My other measurements are: bust, 35 inches; waist, 23.5 inches; hips, 35.5 inches"

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Rainan says on 6/Feb/15
I've read all the bio's on Jean and they all differ on her height. I trust 5'1/2" is right. I've wondered about Gables true height? I think he must of been between 5'9"-10"? As for Jeans weight it sounds about right, but she had a tendency to gain. Her bust size is bigger here than any others have reported. In Public Enemy, Joan Blondell was quoted as not liking Jean, because she seemed uptight, actually Jean was just nervous, and it showed in her performance.
Arch Stanton says on 26/Nov/14
Rob can you add Hell's Angels, Dinner at Eight, Suzy, China Seas, Platinum Blonde, Bombshell and Red Headed-Woman? Looked about the same height as Blondell on screen proportionally, I can't remember how they fared together in Public Enemy though. I can't believe she was only 18 in Hell's Angels, looks a good ten years older but the hairstyles in those days had the tendency to make them look older.
Arch Stanton says on 19/Dec/13
Yeah she looks short in Libeled Lady.
Cliff says on 6/Sep/13
She was a little taller than Norma Shearer. Joan Crawford gave a tall impression because of the broad shoulders, but she never looked any taller than Harlow next to Clark Gable. I think Kay Francis was the tallest golden age actress in the 1930s at 5'9." By the 1940's we had Ingrid Bergman, Esther Williams and a slew of other actresses who were 5'8" or taller.
Cliff says on 18/May/13
Correct listing for this goddess. She herself said she was this listed height and weighed 108. Most of the actresses from this era were tiny and more than a few from the silent era were well below five-feet (Gloria Swanson, Mary Pickford, etc,)

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