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Greta Garbo

Greta GarboAKA Greta Lovisa Gustafsson

Born: 18-Sep-1905
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: 15-Apr-1990
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Cremated, Skogskyrkogården, Stockholm, Sweden

Gender: Female
Religion: Protestant
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Vanted to be alone

Father: Karl Alfred Gustafsson (b. 11-May-1871, d. 1-Jun-1920 tuberculosis)
Mother: Anna Lovisa Karlson (b. 10-Sep-1872, d. 18-Oct-1944)
Sister: Alva (d. 21-Apr-1926 lymphatic cancer)
Brother: Sven (d. 27-Jan-1967 heart attack)
Boyfriend: Mauritz Stiller (director)
Boyfriend: John Gilbert (actor, broken engagement)
Boyfriend: Leopold Stokowsky
Boyfriend: Rouben Mamoulien (director)
Girlfriend: Mercedes de Acosta (according to de Acosta)
Girlfriend: Marlene Dietrich (rumored)
Girlfriend: Lilyan Tashman (rumored)
Girlfriend: Fifi D'Orsay (rumored)
Boyfriend: George Brent (1934)
Boyfriend: Gilbert Roland (1943)
Boyfriend: George Schlee

    University: Royal Dramatic Theatre, Stockholm (1922-24)

    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    Oscar (honorary) 30-Mar-1954
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6901 Hollywood Blvd. (motion pictures)
    Naturalized US Citizen 9-Feb-1951
    Risk Factors: Smoking, Depression, Breast Cancer

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Two-Faced Woman (Nov-1941) · Karin
    Ninotchka (6-Oct-1939) · Ninotchka
    Conquest (22-Oct-1937) · Countess Marie Walewska
    Camille (12-Dec-1936) · Marguerite
    Anna Karenina (30-Aug-1935) · Anna Karenina
    The Painted Veil (23-Nov-1934) · Katrin
    Queen Christina (26-Dec-1933) · Christina
    As You Desire Me (28-May-1932) · Zara
    Grand Hotel (12-Apr-1932) · Grusinskaya, the Dancer
    Mata Hari (26-Dec-1931) · Mata Hari
    Susan Lenox (Her Rise and Fall) (10-Oct-1931) · Susan Lenox
    Anna Christie (27-Mar-1931) · Anna
    Inspiration (31-Jan-1931) · Yvonne
    Romance (22-Aug-1930) · Rita Cavallini
    Anna Christie (21-Feb-1930) · Anna
    The Kiss (15-Nov-1929) · Irene
    The Single Standard (27-Jul-1929) · Arden Stuart
    Wild Orchids (23-Feb-1929) · Lillie Sterling
    A Woman of Affairs (15-Dec-1928) · Diana
    The Mysterious Lady (4-Aug-1928) · Tania
    The Divine Woman (14-Jan-1928)
    Love (29-Nov-1927) · Anna Karenina
    Flesh and the Devil (25-Dec-1926) · Felicitas
    The Temptress (3-Oct-1926) · Elena
    Torrent (8-Feb-1926) · Leonora
    The Joyless Street (18-May-1925)
    The Saga of Gosta Berling (9-Mar-1924)

Appears on the cover of:
Life, 11-Jan-1955, DETAILS: Garbo in 1928, by Steichen (photo by Edward Steichen, Garbo with her hands on her head)


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