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Greta Garbo (I) (1905–1990)


Greta Garbo was born Greta Lovisa Gustafsson on September 18, 1905, in Stockholm, Sweden, to Anna Lovisa (Johansdotter), who worked at a jam factory, and Karl Alfred Gustafsson, a laborer. She was fourteen when her father died, which left the family destitute. Greta was forced to leave school and go to work in a department store. The store used ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 10 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Ninotchka
Ninotchka Nina Ivanovna Yakushova aka Ninotchka
(1939)
Camille
Camille Marguerite Gautier
(1936)
Anna Christie
Anna Christie Anna Christie
(1930)
Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina Anna Karenina
(1935)

Filmography

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 1941 Two-Faced Woman
Karin Blake
 1939 Ninotchka
Nina Ivanovna Yakushova aka Ninotchka
 1937 Conquest
Countess Marie Walewska
 1936 Camille
Marguerite Gautier
 1935 Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina
 1934 The Painted Veil
Katrin
 1933 Queen Christina
Christina
 1932 As You Desire Me
Zara aka Maria
 1932/I Grand Hotel
Grusinskaya
 1931 Mata Hari
Mata Hari
 1931 Susan Lenox
Helga aka Susan Lenox
 1931 Inspiration
Yvonne Valbret
 1930/II Anna Christie
Anna Christie
 1930 Romance
Rita Cavallini
 1930/I Anna Christie
Anna Christie
 1929 The Kiss
Irene
 1929 The Single Standard
Arden Stuart
 1929 Wild Orchids
Lillie Sterling
 1928 A Woman of Affairs
Diana Merrick
 1928 The Mysterious Lady
Tania Fedorova
 1928 The Divine Woman
Marianne
 1927 Love
Anna Karenina
 1926 Flesh and the Devil
Felicitas
 1926 The Temptress
Elena
 1926 Torrent
Leonora
 1925 The Joyless Street
Greta Rumfort
 1924 The Saga of Gösta Berling
Elizabeth Dohna
 1922 Luffar-Petter
Greta (as Greta Gustafsson)
 1922 Kärlekens ögon
Extra
 1921 Konsum Stockholm Promo (Short)
 1921 En lyckoriddare
Maid
 1920 How Not to Dress (Short)
Elder sister
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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.

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3 Biographical Movies | 22 Print Biographies | 13 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 44 Articles | 16 Pictorials | 47 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Greta Gustafsson

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Personal Quote:

[asked in her later years by a fan if she is Greta Garbo] I WAS Greta Garbo. See more »

Trivia:

Mentioned in the song "Celluloid Heroes" by The Kinks. See more »

Trademark:

Enigmatic personality

Nickname:

Garbo See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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