Knowledge Identifier: +Greta_Garbo
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1905.
Countries: United States (52%), Sweden (9%), United Kingdom (9%)
Linked to: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Kino International, Chicago Tribune, National Board of Review
Francis McDonald - Although never really a headlining actor, he made 41 film and television appearances between 1913 and 1965, appearing in films such as "The Temptress" in 1926 with Greta Garbo
In the winter of 1919 the Spanish flu spread throughout Stockholm , and Garbo's father, to whom she was very close, became ill
Edward Molyneux - After a period working for the British fashion designer Lucile, Molyneux opened his fashion house in Paris at 14 rue Royale in 1919 , expanding to Monte Carlo in 1925, Cannes in 1927, and London in 1932, becoming known for his "never too rich or too thin" idle slim "refined at the edge of outrageous" look, frowning on superfluous decoration, and going on to dress European royalty like Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, British high society, actresses Greta Garbo, Marlene_Dietrich, Gertrude Lawrence, Margaret Leighton, and Vivien Leigh, and interior
Lars Hanson - Hanson's Hollywood career as an actor steadily grew momentum during the 1920s and he was paired with Greta Garbo in two more motion pictures; MGM's 1927 box-office hit "Flesh and the Devil", which starred Garbo's offscreen lover, the successful film actor John Gilbert, and 1928's "The Divine Woman", again directed Victor Sjöström
From 1922 to 1924, she studied at The Royal Dramatic Theatre's Acting School in Stockholm
Roy D'Arcy - He appeared in 50 different films between 1925 and 1939, such as "The Temptress" in 1926 with actresses such as Greta Garbo
Renate Brausewetter - She made her screen debut in 1925's "Die freudlose Gasse" , appearing alongside Greta Garbo
Barbara Kent - She made a strong impression as the heroine pitted against Greta Garbo's femme fatale in "Flesh and the Devil" in 1926 after Universal had loaned Kent to MGM to make the film
Lilyan Tashman - In 1928, Tashman was introduced to Greta Garbo and began a relationship with her the same day
Edward Steichen - Steichen's 1928 photo of actress Greta Garbo is recognized as one of the definitive portraits of Garbo
In 1929, reviewer Pierre de Rohan wrote in the "New York Telegraph", "She has a glamour and fascination for both sexes which have never been equaled on the screen"
Lew Ayres - Ayres played opposite Greta Garbo in 1929's "The Kiss," but it was his leading role in 1930's "All Quiet on the Western Front" which made him a star
Melvyn Douglas - Coming to prominence in the 1930s as a suave leading man with Greta Garbo in her first comedy, Douglas later transitioned into more mature and fatherly roles as in his Academy *award-winning performances in "Hud" and "Being There"
Marie Dressler - Frances Marion persuaded Thalberg to give Dressler the role of Marthy, the old harridan who welcomes Greta Garbo home after the search for her father, in the 1930 film "Anna Christie"
Ruth Gordon - Gordon was signed to an MGM film contract for a brief period in the early 1930s but did not make a movie for the company until she acted opposite Greta Garbo in "Two-Faced Woman" in 1941
Mildred Shay - Mildred was tied to a chariot in 1933's "Roman Scandals" and was a voice double for Greta Garbo in the 1932 epic "Grand Hotel"
Queen Christina (film) - The film was directed by Rouben Mamoulian in 1933, and written by H. M. Harwood and Salka Viertel, with dialogue by S. N. Behrman, based on a story by Salka Viertel and Margaret P. Levino. Leading roles are played by Greta Garbo and John Gilbert, whose career heavily declined with the rise of talkies
She won the National Board of Review Best Acting award for "Camille", 1936, "Ninotchka", 1939, and "Two-Faced Woman", 1941
In 1937, Garbo was nominated for "Camille", but Luise Rainer won for "The Good Earth"
Rouben Mamoulian - This had been one of Porter's less successful stage musicals and was based on the 1939 Greta Garbo classic "Ninotchka"
Gottfried Reinhardt - In 1941 he produced "Two-Faced Woman" starring Greta Garbo in her final film role
She made several screen tests, learned the script, and arrived in Rome in the summer of 1949 to shoot the picture
James Wong Howe - In 1949 he shot tests and was hired for a never made comeback film starring Greta Garbo
On 9 February 1951, she became a naturalized citizen of the United States
Cyd Charisse - In 1957, she rejoined Astaire in the film version of "Silk Stockings", a musical remake of 1939's "Ninotchka", with Charisse taking over Greta Garbo's role
Derek Hill (painter) - Greta Garbo visited Hill in the 1970s, a visit which formed inspiration for Frank McGuinness' 2010 play " Greta Garbo Came to Donegal"
Brad Steiger - He has written biographies on Greta Garbo, Judy_Garland, and Rudolph Valentino, the latter of which was adapted as a film in 1977
Bill Cunningham (American photographer) - After taking a chance photograph of Greta Garbo, he published a group of impromptu pictures in the "Times" in December 1978, which soon became a regular series
In November 1983, Garbo was made a Commander of the Swedish Order of the Polar Star by order of King Carl XVI Gustaf, the King of Sweden
Garbo was cremated and her ashes were interred in 1999 at Skogskyrkogården Cemetery just south of her native Stockholm
Michael Curtiz - "Authorship and Film", Psychology Press When the early 1930s had Warners struggling to compete with studio giants like MGM, which was releasing blockbuster costumed hits like "Queen Christina" , with Greta Garbo, "Treasure Island" and "The Count of Monte Cristo" , they decided to take a chance and produce their own costumed drama
In 2005 Swedish actress, Mimi Pollak, a close friend in drama school, released sixty letters Garbo had written her in their long correspondence