Nominated for 4 Oscars.
Another 6 wins.
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In 1949 she secretly filmed a screen test in preparation for a comeback, which never materialized. This film was believed lost for decades until a print was discovered by a movie collector.
3 Biographical Movies |
19 Print Biographies |
13 Portrayals |
11 Articles |
16 Pictorials |
46 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 7½" (1.71 m)
Did You Know?
You don't have to be married to have a good friend as your partner for life.
Her greatest confidante was Salka Viertel
, a German friend who had known her back in Sweden. Viertel proved to be very manipulative of her, including relationships (particularly with that of Mercedes de Acosta
), film choices and general living. It was Viertel, in fact, who persuaded her not to return to films. Ironically, Viertel was friendly with Marlene Dietrich
, Garbo's enemy, whom Salka had ...