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Alla Nazimova (1879–1945)


The grand, highly flamboyant Russian star Alla Nazimova of Hollywood silent films lived an equally grand, flamboyant life off-camera, though her legendary status has not held up as firmly as that of a Rudolph Valentino today. Alla Nazimova was born Miriam Edez Adelaida Leventon in 1879, in Yalta, Crimea, in the Russian Empire, to Jewish parents, ... See full bio »

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Known For

Eye for Eye
Eye for Eye Hassouna
(1918)
The Brat
The Brat The Brat
(1919)
Salomé
Salomé Salome - Stepdaughter of Herod
(1922)
Stronger Than Death
Stronger Than Death Sigrid Fersen
(1920)

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 1944 Since You Went Away
Zofia Koslowska (as Nazimova)
 1944 In Our Time
Zofia Orwid (as Nazimova)
 1944 The Bridge of San Luis Rey
Doña Maria - The Marquesa (as Nazimova)
 1941 Blood and Sand
Señora Augustias (as Nazimova)
 1940 Escape
Emmy Ritter (as Nazimova)
 1925 My Son
Ana Silva
 1925 The Redeeming Sin
Joan (as Nazimova)
 1924 Madonna of the Streets
Mary Carlson / Mary Ainsleigh (as Nazimova)
 1922 Salomé
Salome - Stepdaughter of Herod (as Nazimova)
 1922 A Doll's House
Nora Helmer
 1921 Camille
Marguerite Gautier (as Nazimova)
 1920 Billions
Princess Triloff (as Nazimova)
 1920 Madame Peacock
Jane Goring / Gloria Cromwell (as Nazimova)
 1920 The Heart of a Child
Sally Snape (as Nazimova)
 1920 Stronger Than Death
Sigrid Fersen
 1919 The Brat
The Brat
 1919 The Red Lantern
Mahlee & Blanche Sackville
 1919 Out of the Fog
Faith & Eve
 1918 Eye for Eye
Hassouna (as Nazimova)
 1918 A Woman of France (Short)
 1918 Toys of Fate
Zorah / Hagah
 1918 Revelation
Joline (as Nazimova)
 1916 War Brides
Joan
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Other Works:

Stage Play: The Marionettes. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 6 Portrayals | 26 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Alla Lavendera | Alia Nasimoff | Nazimova | Peter M. Winter

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Personal Quote:

[In 1929] I wish I could burn every inch of my films. I'm ashamed of them. See more »

Trivia:

1919's "The Brat" was the first time Nazimova played an American character either on stage or screen. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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