An American actress who rose to fame in the 1920s acting in silent films. Her role in the film It launched her into the global spotlight and gave her the title "the it girl". She personified the "roaring twenties" rebellion and almost instantly became the first sex symbol. Silent movies of the time rely solely on the actors/actresses to speak through their eyes...and hers spoke volumes. From those gorgeous giant eyes to her undeniable sex appeal, it comes with no surprise that another iconic sex symbol was based on her - Betty Boop.
No wonder so many woman of the past and present look to her as a Style and Fashion Icon.