Paul Bern (Paul Levy)

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Wandsbek, Hamburg, Germany
Paul Bern is undoubtedly more famous today for being found shot to death in his bathroom barely 2 months after his marriage to proto-sex symbol Jean Harlow in 1932. Born in Hamburg, Germany as Paul Levy, he came to the United States with his family as a child. His mother committed suicide in the fall of 1920, an act that caused Bern much shame. Bern spent the vast majority of his adult life employed as a screenwriter, director and producer at MGM before rising into the upper executive ranks. Read more...