Clara Bow, also known by the nickname "The It Girl", was a renowned American actress widely regarded as Hollywood’s first sex symbol. She became a global megastar after portraying the character Betty Lou Spence in the 1927 silent romantic comedy film It. Her other notable film credits include 1926'sMantrap and 1927's Wings, for which she won an Oscar. She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
She was married to actor Rex Bell from 1931 until his death in 1962. The union produced two children.
She got her famous nickname "The It Girl" after starring on the film It.
Her mother, who suffered from mental illness, once tried killing her in her sleep. This contributed to her lifelong struggle with insomnia.
Even now I can't trust life. It did too many awful things to me as a kid.Clara Bow
was a famous American actress,
who was born on
July 29, 1905. As a person born on this date, Clara Bow is listed in our database as the 16th
most popular celebrity for the day (July 29) and the 8th most popular for the year (1905).
People born on July 29
fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion.
Clara Bow is the 480th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Clara Bow's birthday, Clara Bow is the 3145th most famous American and ranks 185th in famous people born in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
In general, Clara Bow ranks as the 5713th
most popular famous person, and the 966th most popular actress of all time.
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