Gloria Swanson Biography

Gloria May Josephine Swanson was an American actress, singer and producer, who is best known for her role as Norma Desmond, a reclusive silent film star, in the critically acclaimed film Sunset Boulevard. She was one of the most prominent stars during the silent film era as both an actress and a fashion icon, especially under the direction of Cecil B. DeMille. She starred in dozens of silent films and was nominated for the first Academy Award in the Best Actress category. She also produced her own films, including Sadie Thompson and The Love of Sunya. In 1929, Swanson transitioned to talkies with The Trespasser. Personal problems and changing tastes saw her popularity wane during the 1930s when she moved into theater and television. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Gloria Swanson
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Actor, Film Producer, Singer
Ethnicity:
Swedish American
Religion:
Lutheranism
Date of Birth:
March 27, 1899
Astrological Sign:
Aries
Date of Death:
April 4, 1983
Age at Death:
84
Cause of Death:
Heart Ailment
Marriages
Divorces
Gloria Swanson Timeline
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