Jean Arthur (October 17, 1900 – June 19, 1991) was an American actress and a major film star of the 1930s and 1940s. Arthur is best remembered for her feature roles in three Frank Capra films: Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936), You Can't Take It With You (1938), and Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), films that championed the "everyday heroine".

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Jean Arthur was once arrested for trespass because she repeatedly snuck into a neighbour's yard to care for an abused dog. Oh, and she also discovered an actress called Meryl Streep - heard of her? :)

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Jean Arthur, 1935, LOVE HER! ~ ~ Love her too, adorable, witty, so funny & just too much in a great sort of way! ~

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Jean Arthur (1900 - 1991) ~ Love at first sight! So cute! Loved the way she talked ... she had the most incredible voice!

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Jean Arthur (1900-1991) in The More the Merrier (1943). I highly suggest this film. Fun Fact: Jean was 43 when she made TMTM. ;)

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Jean Arthur, 1936, a George Hurrell photo “I guess I became an actress because I didn’t want to be myself… I am not an adult, that’s my explanation of myself. Except when I am working on a set, I have all the inhibitions and shyness of the bashful,...

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Jean Arthur, John Wayne. "A Lady Takes a Chance". It's not a very good movie but they're cute. :)

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