Louise Brooks

Louise Brooks

American dancer and actress (1906-1985)
Mary Louise Brooks was an American film actress and dancer during the 1920s and 1930s. She is regarded today as a Jazz Age icon and as a flapper icon due to her bob hairstyle that she helped popularize during the prime of her career.Wikipedia
BornNovember 14, 1906
HometownCherryvale, Kansas, United States of America
Height5'2" (1.57m)
SpouseDeering Davis (m 1933 - 1938) , A. Edward Sutherland (m 1926 - 1928)
ParentsMyra Rude , Leonard Porter Brooks
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