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Greta Garbo (1905–1990)

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KNOWN FOR 
Ninotchka (1939) | Camille (1936) | Anna Christie (1930)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 10 wins & 2 nominations More »
AKA 
Greta Gustafsson
NICKNAMEs  
The Face, The Swedish Sphinx, Garbo, La Divina
BORN 
Sep 18, 1905 (died Apr 15, 1990)
HEIGHT 
5' 7½" (1.71m)

Filmography Filter

Past Film & Video (37 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Absolutely Do Not Die!Absolutely Do Not Die! (Short) Special Thanks  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for 1 a Minute1 a Minute In Memory Of (Battled Breast Cancer)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for S1m0neS1m0ne Simone Wishes To Thank The Following For Their Contribution To The Making Of Simone  Less 2002 $9.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for Anita Takes a ChanceAnita Takes a Chance Grateful Acknowledgment  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for That's Entertainment, Part IIThat's Entertainment, Part II Clips from 'Two-Faced Woman', 'Grand Hotel' & 'Ninotchka' etc. (archive footage), Performer ("Chica Choca" (1941)) (uncredited)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Two-Faced WomanTwo-Faced Woman Karin Blake, Performer ("Chica-Choca") (uncredited)  Less 1941 $316K $875K / $925K
  • Primary photo for NinotchkaNinotchka Nina Ivanovna Yakushova aka Ninotchka  Less 1939 $1.4MM $1.2MM / $2.3MM
  • Primary photo for ConquestConquest Countess Marie Walewska  Less 1937 $2.7MM $730K / $1.4MM
  • Primary photo for CamilleCamille Marguerite Gautier  Less 1936 $1.5MM $1.2MM / $1.7MM
  • Primary photo for Anna KareninaAnna Karenina Anna Karenina  Less 1935 $1.2MM $865K / $1.4MM
  • Primary photo for The Painted VeilThe Painted Veil Katrin  Less 1934 $947K $538K / $1.1MM
  • Primary photo for Queen ChristinaQueen Christina Christina  Less 1933 $1.1MM $767K / $1.8MM
  • Primary photo for Grand HotelGrand Hotel Grusinskaya, Performer ("Jeg Elsker Dig (Ich Liebe Dich)" (1864)) (uncredited)  Less 1932 $700K $1.2MM / $1.4MM
  • Primary photo for As You Desire MeAs You Desire Me Zara aka Maria, Performer ("Tu Ne Sauras Jamais") (uncredited)  Less 1932 $461K $705K / $658K
  • Primary photo for Mata HariMata Hari Mata Hari  Less 1931 $558K $931K / $2.2MM
  • Primary photo for Susan Lenox <Her Fall and Rise>Susan Lenox Helga aka Susan Lenox  Less 1931 $573K $806K / $700K
  • Primary photo for InspirationInspiration Yvonne Valbret  Less 1931 $438K $725K / $402K
  • Primary photo for Anna ChristieAnna Christie Anna Christie  Less 1930
  • Primary photo for RomanceRomance Rita Cavallini, Performer ("Annie Laurie" (1834-5), "Liebestraum No. 3 (A Dream of Love)" (1850)) (uncredited)  Less 1930 $496K $733K / $523K
  • Primary photo for Anna ChristieAnna Christie Anna Christie  Less 1930 $376K $1MM / $486K
  • Primary photo for The KissThe Kiss Irene  Less 1929 $257K $518K / $387K
  • Primary photo for The Single StandardThe Single Standard Arden Stuart  Less 1929 $336K $659K / $389K
  • Primary photo for Wild OrchidsWild Orchids Lillie Sterling  Less 1929 $322K $622K / $543K
  • Primary photo for A Woman of AffairsA Woman of Affairs Diana Merrick  Less 1928 $383K $850K / $520K
  • Primary photo for The Mysterious LadyThe Mysterious Lady Tania Fedorova  Less 1928 $337K $543K / $551K
  • Primary photo for The Divine WomanThe Divine Woman Marianne  Less 1928 $267K $541K / $390K
  • Primary photo for LoveLove Anna Karenina  Less 1927 $488K $946K / $731K
  • Primary photo for Flesh and the DevilFlesh and the Devil Felicitas  Less 1926 $373K $603K / $658K
  • Primary photo for The TemptressThe Temptress Elena  Less 1926 $669K $587K / $378K
  • Primary photo for TorrentTorrent Leonora  Less 1926 $250K $460K / $208K
  • Primary photo for The Joyless StreetThe Joyless Street Greta Rumfort  Less 1925
  • Primary photo for The Saga of Gösta BerlingThe Saga of Gösta Berling Elizabeth Dohna  Less 1924
  • Primary photo for Luffar-PetterLuffar-Petter Greta (as Greta Gustafsson)  Less 1922
  • Primary photo for A Scarlet AngelA Scarlet Angel Extra  Less 1922
  • Primary photo for En lyckoriddareEn lyckoriddare Maid  Less 1921
  • Primary photo for Konsum Stockholm PromoKonsum Stockholm Promo (Short) Actress  Less 1921
  • Primary photo for How Not to DressHow Not to Dress (Short) Elder sister  Less 1920
Self (7 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (79 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for DuelsDuels (TV Series) Self ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for From Caligari to Hitler: German Cinema in the Age of the MassesFrom Caligari to Hitler: German Cinema in the Age of the Masses Herself (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for #Yaprava#Yaprava (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for ArenaArena (TV Series) Self ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Final Cut: Ladies and GentlemenFinal Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen Self (archive footage)  Less 2012 HUF 20MM
  • Primary photo for Anna KareninaAnna Karenina (Short) Anna Karenina (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Love, Hate & Propaganda: The Cold WarLove, Hate & Propaganda: The Cold War (TV Series) Ninotchka in 'Ninotchka' ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
    • In the Shadow of Fear (Nov 16, 2011) Ninotchka in 'Ninotchka' (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for VitoVito Christina (archive footage)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of HollywoodMoguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (TV Mini-series) Felicitas von Rhaden ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
    • Fade Out, Fade In (Dec 13, 2010) Felicitas von Rhaden (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hollywood on the TiberHollywood on the Tiber Herself (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for 1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Spisok korableySpisok korabley Self (archive footage)  Less 2008 €6K
  • Primary photo for Thou Shalt Not: Sex, Sin and Censorship in Pre-Code HollywoodThou Shalt Not: Sex, Sin and Censorship in Pre-Code Hollywood (TV Movie) Queen Christina (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Blue Skies Beyond the Looking GlassBlue Skies Beyond the Looking Glass (Short) Self (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Paris Hilton Inc.: The Selling of CelebrityParis Hilton Inc.: The Selling of Celebrity (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Dawn of Sound: How Movies Learned to TalkThe Dawn of Sound: How Movies Learned to Talk (Video) Herself / Anna Christie / Christina (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Why Be Good? Sexuality & Censorship in Early CinemaWhy Be Good? Sexuality & Censorship in Early Cinema Herself (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Billy Wilder SpeaksBilly Wilder Speaks (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Luchino Visconti, le chemin de la rechercheLuchino Visconti, le chemin de la recherche (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The World's Most PhotographedThe World's Most Photographed (TV Mini-series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
    • Greta Garbo (Sep 14, 2005) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for GarboGarbo Herself (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Irving Thalberg: Prince of HollywoodIrving Thalberg: Prince of Hollywood (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Checking Out: Grand HotelChecking Out: Grand Hotel (Video) Herself / Various roles (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Complicated WomenComplicated Women (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Satin and SilkSatin and Silk (Video) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Greta Garbo: A Lone StarGreta Garbo: A Lone Star (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for GossipGossip Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for 72nd Annual Academy Awards Pre-Show72nd Annual Academy Awards Pre-Show (TV Special) Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Hollywoodism: Jews, Movies and the American DreamHollywoodism: Jews, Movies and the American Dream (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Good, the Bad & the BeautifulThe Good, the Bad & the Beautiful (TV Special) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American MoviesA Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (TV Movie) Anna Christie, 'Anna Christie' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Cinema Europe: The Other HollywoodCinema Europe: The Other Hollywood (TV Mini-series) Greta Rumfort / Various roles ( 2 episodes, 1995 )  Less 1995
    • The Unchained Camera (Oct 15, 1995) Greta Rumfort (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
    • Art's Promised Land (Oct 8, 1995) Various roles (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American MoviesThe First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Casting CouchThe Casting Couch (Video) Self (archive footage)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for That's Entertainment! IIIThat's Entertainment! III Performer in Clips from 'Camille / 'Two-Faced Woman' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1994 $2.5MM $275K / —
  • Primary photo for 100 Years at the Movies100 Years at the Movies (TV Short) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Minns Ni?Minns Ni? (Short) Self (archive footage)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Dos reinasDos reinas (Short) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The 63rd Annual Academy AwardsThe 63rd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for O Espectador que o Cinema EsqueceuO Espectador que o Cinema Esqueceu (Short) Self (archive footage)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Divine GarboThe Divine Garbo (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Cinema ParadisoCinema Paradiso Grusinskaya - the Dancer (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1988 $5MM $12MM / —
  • Primary photo for Stiller, Garbo & MeStiller, Garbo & Me Self (archive footage)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Talking PicturesTalking Pictures (TV Series) Various Characters ( 1 episode, 1988 )  Less 1988
    • The Coming of Sound (Jan 25, 1988) Various Characters (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Greta Garbo: The Temptress and the ClownGreta Garbo: The Temptress and the Clown (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Garbo TalksGarbo Talks Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1984 $1.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for AnnieAnnie Marguerite Gautier (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1982 $50MM $57MM / —
  • Primary photo for Hollywood: The Gift of LaughterHollywood: The Gift of Laughter (TV Movie) Actress - 'Ninotchka' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Sixty Years of SeductionSixty Years of Seduction (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for HollywoodHollywood (TV Mini-series) Actress 'Love' / Actress 'Mysterios Lady' / Actress 'Woman of Affairs' ( 4 episodes, 1980 )  Less 1980
    • End of an Era (Apr 1, 1980) Self (archive footage)  Less
    • Star Treatment (Mar 25, 1980) Actress 'Love' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
    • Trick of the Light (Mar 18, 1980) Actress 'Mysterios Lady' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Brother Can You Spare a DimeBrother Can You Spare a Dime Herself (archive footage)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Marguerite Gautier from film CAMILLE / Herself ( 2 episodes, 1971–1972 )  Less 1971–1972
  • Primary photo for Hollywood: The Dream FactoryHollywood: The Dream Factory (TV Movie) Herself - film clips (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for MarloweMarlowe Herself - in scene from 'Grand Hotel' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Hollywood: The Selznick YearsHollywood: The Selznick Years (TV Movie) Actress 'Anna Karenina' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Picture TheatreThe Picture Theatre (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Love GoddessesThe Love Goddesses Herself (archive footage)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for The Big Parade of ComedyThe Big Parade of Comedy Ninotchka in 'Ninotchka' (archive footage)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for Hollywood: The Great StarsHollywood: The Great Stars (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for 30 Years of Fun30 Years of Fun Self (archive footage)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Without Make-UpHollywood Without Make-Up Herself (clip from "The Kiss") (archive footage)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for Hollywood: The Golden YearsHollywood: The Golden Years (TV Movie) Actress 'Flesh and the Devil' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Ein Idol hat Geburtstag - Die Karriere der Greta GarboEin Idol hat Geburtstag - Die Karriere der Greta Garbo (TV Short) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for MGM ParadeMGM Parade (TV Series) Anna Karenina / Marguerite Gautier / Countess Marie Walewska / Ninotchka / Grusinskaya in 'Grand Hotel' / Anna Christie ( 3 episodes, 1955–1956 )  Less 1955–1956
    • Episode #1.31 (1956) Anna Karenina / Marguerite Gautier / Countess Marie Walewska / Ninotchka (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #1.18 (1956) Grusinskaya in 'Grand Hotel' (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #1.6 (Oct 19, 1955) Anna Christie (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots: Ramblin' Round HollywoodScreen Snapshots: Ramblin' Round Hollywood (Short) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for The 27th Annual Academy AwardsThe 27th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Clip from 'Camille' (archive footage)  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for The Ford 50th Anniversary ShowThe Ford 50th Anniversary Show (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for Strictly DishonorableStrictly Dishonorable Herself / Actress in Silent Movie 'A Woman of Affairs' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for Wonderful TimesWonderful Times Herself (archive footage)  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for Garabatos Greta GarboGarabatos Greta Garbo (Short) Herself (archive sound) (archive footage)  Less 1944
  • Primary photo for Some of the BestSome of the Best Felicitas in Flesh and the Devil / Grusinskaya - The Dancer in Grand Hotel (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1944
  • Primary photo for Vi mötte stormenVi mötte stormen Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for Hollywood: Style Center of the WorldHollywood: Style Center of the World (Short) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1940
  • Primary photo for The Miracle of SoundThe Miracle of Sound (Short) Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1940
  • Primary photo for The Movies March OnThe Movies March On (Short) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1939
  • Primary photo for From the Ends of the EarthFrom the Ends of the Earth (Short) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1939
  • Primary photo for The Romance of CelluloidThe Romance of Celluloid (Short) Countess Marie Walewska (archive footage)  Less 1937
  • Primary photo for Hollywood PartyHollywood Party Queen Christina (clip from 'Queen Christina') (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1934

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