Nita Naldi (1894–1961)


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Nonna Dooley, the future silent screen star, began her career as a showgirl in a Shubert revue in the Winter Garden, later went on to the famed Ziegfeld Follies. After a successful career on the stage with the Follies, Nita decided to try her hand with films in Hollywood. Her rise to fame was very quick. In 1920, at the age of 25, she starred with ... See full bio »

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(1920)
What Price Beauty? Rita Rinaldi
(1925)
Blood and Sand Doña Sol
(1922)
The Last Door The Widow
(1921)

Filmography

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 1927 Pratermizzi
Valette - Tänzerin mit de Larve
 1926 The Model from Montmartre
Princesse de Chabrant
 1926 The Mountain Eagle
Beatrice
 1926 The Unfair Sex
Blanchita D'Acosta
 1926 The Miracle of Life
Helen
 1925 What Price Beauty?
Rita Rinaldi
 1925 Cobra
Elise Van Zile
 1925 Clothes Make the Pirate
Madame De La Tour
 1925 The Marriage Whirl
Toinette
 1925 The Lady Who Lied
Fifi
 1924 A Sainted Devil
Carlotta
 1924 The Breaking Point
Beverly Carlysle
 1923 Don't Call It Love
Rita Coventry
 1923 The Ten Commandments
Sally Lung - a Eurasian
 1923 Hollywood
Nita Naldi
 1923 Lawful Larceny
Vivian Hepburn
 1923 You Can't Fool Your Wife
Ardrita Saneck
 1923 The Glimpses of the Moon
Ursula Gillow
 1922 Anna Ascends
Countess Rostolff
 1922 The Snitching Hour
The 'Countess'
 1922 Blood and Sand
Doña Sol
 1922 Channing of the Northwest
Cicily Varden
 1922 Reported Missing
Nita
 1922 The Man from Beyond
Marie Le Grande
 1921 Experience
Temptation
 1921 A Divorce of Convenience
Tula Moliana
 1921 The Last Door
The Widow
 1920 Life
Grace Andrews
 1920 The Common Sin
Warren's Mistress
 1920/I Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Miss Gina
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Aphrodite. Romance. See more »

Publicity Listings:

12 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)

Spouse:

J. Searle Barclay  (his death)
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Personal Quote:

We were all as blind as bats. Theda Bara couldn't see a foot ahead of her and poor Rudy (Valentino) groped his way through many a love scene and I really mean groped. They all used big reflectors to get extra light from the sun - that's how we acquired that interesting Oriental look. We didn't have any censors in those days, but we did have our own bosoms and our own eyelashes... And we never ... See more »

Trivia:

The press thought Naldi had gained too much weight before she started filming "A Sainted Devil". Naldi claimed to lose 23lbs and the critics backed off. However as her weight fluctuated over the years the press was extremely harsh, claiming she weighed 210lbs in 1941. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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