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Jean Harlow, 1935

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For the original "Blonde Bombshell," acting was an afterthought, as Harlow's true aspiration was to become a wife and mother. The only reason she looked for work as an extra in films was to please her mother, who was known as "Mother Jean." She suffered poor health as a child, contracting meningitis at the age of five and scarlet fever at 15. She died in 1937 from uremic poisoning and kidney failure, which was a result of scarlet fever.