Clara Gordon Bow was an American actress. Well!! She rose to fame from the silent film in the 1920′. Clara was successful through her talkies in the year 1929. She was considered a sex symbol. Clara was part of the successful film named silent romantic comedy It and it was released in the year 1927.
After this movie, she was better known as The It Girl. She appeared in the 46 silent movies and 11 talkies. After receiving stardom she received 45,000 fan letters in a month. After marrying actor Rex Bell in the year 1931 she retired from acting and became a rancher.
She was born on the 29th of July in the year 1905 in the United States of America. Clara’s childhood was not very good. Her mother fell from the second-story window and got a head injury. Later she was diagnosed with psychosis due to epilepsy. From a young age, she used to take care of her mother.
Her mother once holds a butter knife against her throat and later was sent to a sanatorium. At the age of 16, she was raped by her father. At the school, she was teased for carrot-top hair and worn-out clothes. Initially, she was interested in sports and wanted to become an athletics instructor.
For her notary work, she was awarded as the motion picture star on the Hollywood walk of fame in the year 1960. She was honored with an image on the United States postage stamp in the year 1994. Clara used to get happy through the silver screen.
She competed for the Brewster publication’ magazine annual nationwide acting contest in 1921. She dropped out of school after winning the contest. Clara started her journey from Down to the Sea in Ships. She died of a heart attack at the age of 60.