Barbara Kent
Date of Birth
Dec 16, 1907
Birth Place:
Gadsby, Alberta, Canada


Standing a half-inch over five feet, perky brunette leading lady Barbara Kent was elected Miss Hollywood in 1925. Promptly signed by Universal Pictures, Kent made her film bow as a western ingenue, then co-starred in a handful of Reginald Denny comedies. She went on to play the "good" heroine (Greta Garbo was the "bad" one) in MGM's Flesh and the Devil (1927), and was menaced by villain...