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Greta Garbo

1905 - 1990

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Greta Garbo (born Greta Lovisa Gustafsson; 18 September 1905 – 15 April 1990) was a Swedish-American actress. Regarded as one of the greatest screen actresses, she was known for her melancholic, somber persona, her film portrayals of tragic characters, and her subtle and understated performances. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Greta Garbo has received more than 6,170,265 page views. Her biography is available in 90 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 87 in 2019). Greta Garbo is the 58th most popular actor (down from 50th in 2019), the 18th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 16th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Swedish Actor.

Greta Garbo was a famous actress who is most famous for her roles in the film, "Grand Hotel" and "Camille."

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  • 90

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  • 8.16

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  • 4.65

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Among actors, Greta Garbo ranks 58 out of 9,996Before her are Liam Neeson, Elizabeth Taylor, Catherine Deneuve, Dustin Hoffman, Katharine Hepburn, and Omar Sharif. After her are Gérard Depardieu, Brad Pitt, Rowan Atkinson, Clark Gable, Sharon Tate, and Kirk Douglas.

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Among people born in 1905, Greta Garbo ranks 8Before her are Howard Hughes, Ayn Rand, Albert Speer, Simo Häyhä, Christian Dior, and Viktor Frankl. After her are Elias Canetti, Dag Hammarskjöld, Henry Fonda, Mikhail Sholokhov, Faustina Kowalska, and Astrid of Sweden. Among people deceased in 1990, Greta Garbo ranks 3Before her are Rajneesh and Lev Yashin. After her are Ava Gardner, B. F. Skinner, Roald Dahl, Louis Althusser, Leonard Bernstein, Alberto Moravia, Norbert Elias, Paulette Goddard, and Sarah Vaughan.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Greta Garbo ranks 18 out of 1,612Before her are Ingvar Kamprad (1926), Svante Arrhenius (1859), Christina, Queen of Sweden (1626), Jöns Jacob Berzelius (1779), Ingrid Bergman (1915), and August Strindberg (1849). After her are Oleg of Novgorod (900), Sigismund III Vasa (1566), Bridget of Sweden (1303), Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden (1882), Gustav I of Sweden (1496), and Dag Hammarskjöld (1905).

Among ACTORS In Sweden

Among actors born in Sweden, Greta Garbo ranks 2Before her are Ingrid Bergman (1915). After her are Max von Sydow (1929), Anita Ekberg (1931), Dolph Lundgren (1957), Stellan Skarsgård (1951), Bibi Andersson (1935), Peter Stormare (1953), Harriet Andersson (1932), Björn Andrésen (1955), Ingrid Thulin (1926), and Erland Josephson (1923).

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