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Greta Garbo

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Greta Lovisa Gustafsson (18 September 1905 – 15 April 1990), better known as Greta Garbo, was a noted Swedish actress and recluse. She was a major star in the United States during the silent film era and the Golden Age of Hollywood. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Garbo fifth on their list of greatest female stars of all time, after Katharine Hepburn, Bette Davis, Audrey Hepburn, and Ingrid Bergman. Garbo launched her career with a major role in the Swedish film The Saga of Gosta Berling. Her performance caught the attention of Louis B. Mayer, who brought her to Hollywood in 1925 to work at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM). She became a star of silent films. Garbo was one of the few actresses to negotiate the transition to sound. Her first talking film was Anna Christie (1930), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award. MGM marketers enticed the public with the catchphrase "Garbo talks!" In 1932, her popularity allowed her to dictate the terms of her contract, and she became increasingly choosy about her roles. She received the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress for Anna Karenina (1935), but she considered her performance as the courtesan Marguerite Gautier in Camille (1936) her best performance; the role gained her a second Academy Award nomination. After working exclusively in dramatic films, Garbo turned to comedy with Ninotchka (1939) and Two-Faced Woman (1941). For Ninotchka, Garbo was again nominated for an Academy Award; Two-Faced Woman did well at the box office, but was a critical failure. After 1941, she retired after appearing in 27 films, and became increasingly reclusive. She has been indelibly linked to one of her lines from the film Grand Hotel: "I want to be alone". She later remarked, "I never said, 'I want to be alone.' I only said, 'I want to be let alone.' There is all the difference."[1][2] To the end of her life, Garbo-watching became a sport among the paparazzi and the media, but she remained elusive up until her death in 1990 at the age of 84. Description above from the Wikipedia article Greta Garbo, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Sep 18, 1905 в Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden
Кино / ТВ Кредиты:
Впервые появился:
на movie Mr. and Mrs. Stockholm 1920-03-08
Последний проект:
Кино Thou Shalt Not: Sex, Sin and Censorship in Pre-Code Hollywood 2008-03-03
Известный в фильмах
Poster of Церемония вручения премии «Оскар»
Poster of Mata Hari
Poster of The Divine Woman
Poster of Love
Кино Thou Shalt Not: Sex, Sin and Censorship in Pre-Code Hollywood (archive footage) 2008-03-03
Кино Garbo (archive footage) 2005-07-04
Кино Complicated Women 2003-05-06
Кино That's Entertainment! III (archive footage) 1994-07-01
Кино The Divine Garbo (archive footage) 1990-06-01
Кино Новый кинотеатр «Парадизо» Grusinskaya - the Dancer (archive footage) (uncredited) 1988-11-17
Кино The Love Goddesses Herself (archive footage) 1965-03-03
Кино The Big Parade of Comedy (archive footage) 1964-09-02
Series Церемония вручения премии «Оскар» Unknown 1953-03-18
Кино Two-Faced Woman Karin Borg Blake 1941-11-30
Кино Ниночка Nina Ivanovna Yakushova, a.k.a. Ninotchka 1939-10-06
Кино Conquest Countess Marie Walewska 1937-10-22
Кино Дама с камелиями Marguerite Gautier 1936-12-12
Кино Анна Каренина Anna Karenina 1935-08-30
Кино The Painted Veil Katrin Koerber Fane 1934-11-23
Кино Queen Christina Christina 1933-12-26
Кино Гранд Отель Grusinskaya 1932-05-25
Кино As You Desire Me Zara, a.k.a. Maria 1932-05-28
Кино Inspiration Yvonne Valbret 1931-01-01
Кино Susan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise) Helga, a.k.a. Susan Lenox 1931-10-10
Кино Mata Hari Mata Hari 1931-12-26
Кино Romance Rita Cavallini 1930-08-26
Кино Anna Christie Anna Christie 1930-02-21
Кино Anna Christie Anna Christie 1930-12-22
Кино The Kiss Irene 1929-01-01
Кино Wild Orchids Lillie Sterling 1929-02-23
Кино The Single Standard Arden Stuart 1929-07-27
Кино The Mysterious Lady Tania Fedorova 1928-08-04
Кино The Divine Woman Marianne 1928-01-13
Кино A Woman of Affairs Diana Merrick 1928-12-15
Кино Love Anna Karenina 1927-11-28
Кино The Temptress Elena 1926-10-03
Кино Torrent Leonora Moreno 1926-02-08
Кино Flesh and the Devil Felicitas 1926-12-25
Кино Die freudlose Gasse Grete Rumfort 1925-03-01
Кино Gösta Berlings saga Elizabeth Dohna 1924-03-09
Кино Luffar-Petter Greta (as Greta Gustafsson) 1922-12-25
Кино Konsum Stockholm Promo 1921-03-08
Кино Mr. and Mrs. Stockholm Elder Sister 1920-03-08