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Greta Garbo

Greta Garbo
Photo: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (work for hire) / Public domain / Wikimedia Commons

Birth Date

September 18, 1905

Died

April 15, 1990

Nationality

Sweden - U.S.

Sun Sign

Virgo

Natural hair color

Light Brown

Eye color

Blue

Height

5 ft 6 in | 167.5 cm

Body Measurements

36-28-34 in | 91.5-71-86.5 cm

Weight

56.5 kg | 125 lbs

Bra Size

34B

Shoe size

10 US | 41.5 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Greta Garbo was born in Södermalm, Stockholm, Sweden, on September 18, 1905, was a Swedish-American actress.

Young Greta Garbo first started her career as a model and in movie commercials, in Stockholm (1920).

She made her big screen debut in Swedish romantic drama movie The Saga of Gosta Berling (1924) in role as Elizabeth Dohna.

Greta's breakthrough performance came as Felicitas von Rhaden in romantic drama silent movie Flesh and the Devil (1926).

Greta Garbo Height and Weight

How tall was Greta Garbo and what was her weight? Greta Garbo's height was 5' 6" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 167.5 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight was 120 іn pоunds or 54.5 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Greta Garbo Body Measurements

Greta Garbo body measurements was bust-waist-hip 36-28-34 in inches or 91.5-71-86.5 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size was 34B with cup size B.

Best Movies

She was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Actress for her roles in films:

Anna Christie (1930) pre-Code drama as Anna Christie

Romance (1930) pre-Code drama romance as Rita Cavallini

Camille (1936) romantic drama as Marguerite Gautier

Ninotchka (1939) comedy as Nina Ivanovna "Ninotchka" Yakushova

She was nominated for the National Board of Review, USA Awards for Best Acting for her roles in movies:

Camille (1936) romantic drama as Marguerite Gautier

Two-Faced Woman (1941) romantic comedy as Karin Borg Blake / Katherine Borg

She was nominated for the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress for her role as Anna Karenina in drama movie Anna Karenina (1935).

She won the Picturegoer Gold Medal Award for Best Actress for her role as Christina Queen of Sweden in pre-Code biographical film Queen Christina (1933).

Grand Hotel (1932) pre-code drama as Grusinskaya

A Woman of Affairs (1928) drama as Diana Merrick Furness

Mata Hari (1931) pre-Code drama as Mata Hari

The Joyless Street (1925) silent drama as Greta Rumfort

Facts

Studied at the Royal Dramatic Theatre's Acting School in Stockholm (1922-1924).

Had older brother, Sven Alfred and older sister, Alva Maria.

She acted in twenty-eight movies during her career.

Became a US citizen in 1951.

She was a shy daydreamer as a child.

She was nicknamed Kata.

Was close friend with Austrian actress Salka Viertel.

She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located on 7021 Hollywood Boulevard in 1960.

First Swedish actress to be nominated for the Academy Award.

She received the Academy Honorary Award in 1954.

She became an art collector in the 1940s.

She was made a Commander of the Swedish Order of the Polar Star in 1983.

She has never been married, had no children.

Garbo died on April 15, 1990, New York City, New York, United States, at age of 84.

Relationships

She dated Cecil Beaton (1946-1972), Gilbert Roland (1943-1944), Rouben Mamoulian (1933), Mercedes de Acosta (1931-1955), Nils Asther (1929), John Gilbert (1926-1927), Marlene Dietrich (1925) and Mimi Pollak (1922-1923).

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