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Greta Garbo

Actress / Film Actress / Stage Actress | * 09/18/1905 († 84, 04/15/1990) | Stockholm, Stockholms län (Sweden)
Greta Garbo (born Greta Lovisa Gustafsson; 18 September 1905 – 15 April 1990) was a Swedish-American actress. Regarded as one of the greatest actresses to ever be on screen, she was known for her melancholic, somber persona, her many film portrayals of tragic characters, and her subtle and understated performances. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Garbo fifth on its list of the greatest female stars of classic Hollywood cinema. Garbo launched her career with a secondary role in the 1924 Swedish film The Saga of Gösta Berling. Her performance caught the attention of Louis B. Mayer, chief executive of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), who brought her to Hollywood in 1925. She stirred interest with her first American silent film, Torrent (1926). Garbo's performance in Flesh and the Devil (1927), her third movie, made her an internati... ()
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Greta Garbo was a Swedish-American film actress during the 1920s and 1930s. Garbo was nominated three times for the Academy Award for Best Actress and received an Academy Honorary Award in 1954 for her "luminous and unforgettable screen performances." Wikipedia.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Greta Garbo

Academy Honorary Award Order of The Polar Star - Commander Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame 3x Academy Award for Best Actress

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Movies with Greta Garbo as Actress(55)

as Ninotchka (archive footage)2009 Disco and Atomic War
as Queen Christina (archive footage)2008 Thou Shalt Not: Sex, Sin and Censorship in Pre-Code Hollywood
as (archive footage)2005 Garbo
as Herself (archive footage)2003 Complicated Women
as (archive footage)1991 Kenneth Anger's Hollywood Babylon
as (archive footage)1990 The Divine Garbo
as (archive footage)1988 Stiller, Garbo & jag
as (archive footage)1976 That's Entertainment, Part II
as herself1974 Adam & Yves
as Karin Borg Blake1941 Two-Faced Woman
as Nina "Ninotchka" Ivanovna Yakushova1939 Ninotchka
as Countess Marie Walewska1937 Conquest
as (archive footage)1937 The Romance of Celluloid
as Marguerite Gautier1936 Camille
as Anna Karenina1935 Anna Karenina
as Katrin Koerber Fane1934 The Painted Veil
as Christina1933 Queen Christina
as Grusinskaya1932 Grand Hotel
as Zara, a.k.a. Maria1932 As You Desire Me
as Yvonne Valbret1931 Inspiration
as Helga, aka Susan Lenox1931 Susan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise)
as Mata Hari1931 Mata Hari
as Anna Christie1930 Anna Christie
as Anna Christie1930 Anna Christie
as Rita Cavallini1930 Romance
as Lillie Sterling1929 Wild Orchids
as herself1929 A Man's Man
as Greta Garbo1929 A Man's Man
as Irene Guarry1929 The Kiss
as Arden Stuart1929 The Single Standard
as Anna Karenina1928 Love
as Tania Fedorova1928 The Mysterious Lady
as Marianne1928 The Divine Woman
as Diana Merrick1928 A Woman of Affairs
as Leonora Moreno1926 Torrent
as Elena1926 The Temptress
as Felicitas1926 Flesh and the Devil
as Greta Rumfort1925 Joyless Street
as Elizabeth Dohna1924 The Saga of Gosta Berling
as Extra1922 A Scarlet Angel
as Greta1922 Luffar-Petter
as Maid1921 En lyckoriddare

Full Name: Greta Garbo
Born: Monday, 09/18 1905 (September) in Stockholm, Stockholms län (Sweden)
Died: Sunday, 04/15 1990 (April) in New York City (aged: 84)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Dramatens elevskola
Siblings: Sven Gustafsson, Alva Garbo
Father: Karl Alfred Gustafsson
Mother: Anna Lovisa Johansdotter
Influenced by/Role models: Henry G. Bieler
Other names for Greta Garbo (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Greta Gustafsson"
"그레타 가르보"
Greta Garbo frequently works together with these people:
William H. Daniels (22x, Crew)
Cedric Gibbons (20x, Crew)
Adrian (19x, Crew)
Douglas Shearer (14x, Crew)
Myrna Loy (12x, Actress)
Joan Crawford (12x, Actress)
Lewis Stone (12x, Actor)
Irving Thalberg (12x, Crew)
Milton Brown (12x, Crew)
John Gilbert (11x, Actor)
Clark Gable (10x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:52012, Added: 05/17/2018, Last updated: 06/16/2022