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Greta Gynt (1916–2000)

Glamourous, blonde, Norwegian actress who added a sparkle to British movies. Greta Gynt usually played a leading part, and remained at the top of the British cinema from the late 1930s through to the 40s. An opportunity for Greta to experience a Hollywood career came in the early 1950s, but it was too late. She had sadly lost most of the sparkle ... See full bio »

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(age 83) in London, England, UK
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 1963 The Runaway
Anita Peshkin
 1960 Bluebeards Ten Honeymoons
Jeanette
 1959 The Witness
May
 1959 H.G.Wells' Invisible Man (TV Series)
Sonia Vasa
- Shadow on the Screen (1959) ... Sonia Vasa
 1959 The Crowning Touch
Rosie
 1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. Hyland
- The Boy About the Place (1958) ... Mrs. Hyland
 1957 The Gay Cavalier (TV Series)
Julia / Julia Peckstaff
- Return of the Nightingale (1957) ... Julia
- Flight of the Nightingale (1957) ... Julia
- Springtime for Julia (1957) ... Julia Peckstaff
 1957 Electrode 93 (TV Series)
Carol Quorum
- The Testament of Dr. Quorum (1957) ... Carol Quorum
 1957 She Played with Fire
Vere Litchen
 1953-1957 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Ludlow / Carla / Sylvia Fields / ...
- Bulldog Drummond and 'The Ludlow Affair' (1957) ... Mrs. Ludlow
- A Borderline Case (1955) ... Carla
- Sylvia (1953) ... Sylvia Fields
- The Last Moment (1953) ... Sarah
 1957 Aggie (TV Series)
Baroness Demult
- Berlin Story (1957) ... Baroness Demult
 1957 The Strange Case of Dr. Manning
Annette Manning
 1956 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
Lady Margaret
- The Friar's Pilgrimage (1956) ... Lady Margaret
 1956 Chevron Hall of Stars (TV Series)
- Disappearance (1956)
 1956 My Wife's Family
Gloria Marsh
 1950-1956 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Annette / Baroness Anna Ostermann / Sister Marie / ...
- Epitaph (1956) ... Annette
- Such Men Are Dangerous (1954) ... Baroness Anna Ostermann
- Summer Lightning (1950) ... Jacqueline Peyel
 1955 Navy Heroes
Mary Griffin
 1955 Dead on Time (Short)
 1955 The Unguarded Hour (TV Movie)
Lady Yvonne Dearden
 1954 The Last Moment
Sarah (segment: 'The Last Moment')
 1954 Devil's Harbor
Peggy Mason
 1953 Three Steps in the Dark
Sophy Burgoyne
 1953 It Is Midnight, Doctor Schweitzer (TV Movie)
Sister Marie
 1951 Soldiers Three
Crenshaw
 1951 La rivale dell'imperatrice
Contessa Loradona Campaniello
 1951 Lucky Nick Cain
Claudette Ambling
 1950 Shadow of the Eagle
Countess Loradona Camponiello
 1949 Dangerous Corner (TV Movie)
Freda Caplan
 1948 Mr. Perrin and Mr. Traill
Isobel Lester
 1948 Easy Money
Pat Parsons
 1944 Mr. Emmanuel
Elsie Silver
 1943 It's That Man Again
Stella Ferris
 1943 At Dawn We Die
Marie Duchesne
 1941 Crook's Tour
La Palermo
 1940 Room for Two
Hilda Westby
 1940 Two for Danger
Diana
 1940 Bulldog Sees It Through
Jane Sinclair
 1939 Too Dangerous to Live
Marjorie
 1938 Sexton Blake and the Hooded Terror
Madamoiselle Julie
 1938 The Last Barricade
Maria
 1938 Second Best Bed
Yvonne
 1937 The Last Curtain
Julie Rendle
 1936 Boys Will Be Girls
Roberta
 1935 It Happened in Paris
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1934 The Song to Her
Kaj Klint
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

"I'm utterly bored with this femme fatale business." (1955)

Trivia:

Greta Gynt took her last name Gynt during the late 1930s while she was listening to a piano player doing the Peer Gynt Suite by Edvard Grieg at the Chiltern Hotel in London. Unfortunately her real name, Woxholt, made people think of a car or bridge. See more »

Nickname:

Mrs Moore

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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