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Greta Nissen (1905–1988)

Greta Ruzt-Nissen was born in Oslo, Norway, on January 30, 1905. As a young girl she studied dance and had intended to make a career out of it. For a while she did, but when she was 19 she appeared in her first big-screen production, The Wanderer (1925). Afterwards she made several more films, but she was one of those who lost much work due to the... See full bio »

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 1937 Danger in Paris
Vanda Muroff
 1935 Honours Easy
Ursula Barton
 1934 The Luck of a Sailor
Queen Helena
 1934 Hired Wife
Vivian Mathews
 1933 Spy 77
Marchesa Marcella Galdi
 1933 Red Wagon
 1933 Life in the Raw
 1933 Best of Enemies
The Blonde
 1933 Melody Cruise
Elsa Von Rader
 1933 The Circus Queen Murder
Josie La Tour
 1932 Rackety Rax
 1932 The Silent Witness
Nora Selmer
 1931 Good Sport
Peggy Bums
 1931 Ambassador Bill
Countess Ilka
 1931 Transatlantic
Sigrid Carline
 1931 Women of All Nations
 1928 Fazil
 1927 Blind Alleys
Maria d'Alvarez Kirby
 1927 Blonde or Brunette
 1926 The Popular Sin
La Belle Toulaise
 1926 The Lady of the Harem
 1926 Ebberöds bank (as Giethe Ruzt-Nissen)
 1926 The Love Thief
Princess Flavia Eugenia Marie
 1926 The Lucky Lady
 1925 The King on Main Street
Thérèse Manix
 1925 In the Name of Love
Marie Dufrayne
 1925 Lost: A Wife
Charlotte Randolph
 1925 The Wanderer
Tisha (as Grete Ruzt-Nissen)
 1924 Lille Lise let-paa-taa
Lise (as Grethe Rutz-Nissen)
 1923 Daarskab, dyd og driverter
Grethe (as Grethe Ruzt-Nissen)
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Grethe Rutz-Nissen | Giethe Ruzt-Nissen | Grete Ruzt-Nissen | Grethe Ruzt-Nissen


5' 4½" (1.64 m)

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Although her first American feature was "Lady of Lyons," Jesse L. Lasky shelved it for his second release. Her American debut film was made opposite Adolph Menjou in William de Mille's "Lost - A wife" based on the French play "Banco" by Alfred Savoir. See more »

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