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Miss Jean Arthur
5' 3" (1.6 m)
Did You Know?
[on her first marriage, which only lasted a day] Julian [Julian Anckner] looked a lot like Abraham Lincoln
, and that's probably why I fell in love with him. One day we were out driving and he suddenly said, "Hey, why don't we get married?" So we lied about our ages and got married in a sheriff's office. You should have heard our families' reactions - all sorts of screaming and shouting and ...
Biography in: "American National Biography". Supplement 1, pp. 15-16. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.
She was often cast as independent "career women" when many actress were restricted to playing housewives, damsel in distress or femme fatales