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Gertrude Stein (1874–1946)

Gertrude Stein was the fifth child in the Daniel and Amelia Stein family. She grew up in a trilingual environment, spending her childhood in Vienna and Paris, then living in California. She graduated from Radcliffe College and went to the Medical School at Johns Hopkins University for 2 years. She continued her medical studies in Europe, but ... See full bio »

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Known For

O Cinema Falado
(1986)
Hubby/Wifey
Hubby/Wifey Writer
(2005)
Quest for Love
(1988)

Filmography

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 2011 Tender Buttons (Short) (writer)
 2005 Hubby/Wifey (Short)
 1988 Quest for Love (novel "Q.E.D.")
 1988 Three Plays by Gertrude Stein (TV Short) (play)
 1986 O Cinema Falado (excerpt)
 1970 Actor's Choice (TV Series) (various writings - 1 episode)
- When This You See Remember Me (1970) ... (various writings)
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 1996 Paris Was a Woman (Documentary)
Herself
 1954 The Unconquered (Documentary)
Herself (in Louis Braille procession) (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Tender Buttons" (aka "Tender Buttons: Objects, Food, Rooms"). NOTE: (1) In April 2014, "Tender Buttons: The Corrected Centennial Edition" was released by City Lights Publishers. (2) Filmed as Tender Buttons (2011). See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | See more »

Height:

5' 1" (1.55 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on personal power] Considering how dangerous everything is, nothing is frightening. See more »

Trivia:

Portrayed by Kathy Bates in Woody Allen's film Midnight in Paris (2011). See more »

Nickname:

The Mother Goose of Montparnasse

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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