Greta Garbo

1905 - 1990

Greta Garbo

Greta Garbo (born Greta Lovisa Gustafsson; 18 September 1905 – 15 April 1990) was a Swedish-American actress. Regarded as one of the greatest actresses of all time, Garbo was known for her melancholic, somber persona due to her many portrayals of tragic characters in her films and for her subtle and understated performances. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Garbo fifth on its list of the greatest female stars of classic Hollywood cinema. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Greta Garbo has received more than 4,120,954 page views. Her biography is available in 84 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 69th most popular actor.

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Among actors, Greta Garbo ranks 68 out of 8,832Before her are Henry Fonda, Konstantin Stanislavski, Paul Newman, Jane Fonda, John Wayne, and Catherine Deneuve. After her are Toshiro Mifune, Liam Neeson, Bruce Willis, Peter Falk, Sharon Tate, and Vin Diesel.

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Among people born in 1905, Greta Garbo ranks 11Before her are Christian Dior, Simo Häyhä, Elias Canetti, Viktor Frankl, Henry Fonda, and Dag Hammarskjöld. After her are Carl David Anderson, Mikhail Sholokhov, Faustina Kowalska, Astrid of Sweden, Emilio Segrè, and Felix Bloch. Among people deceased in 1990, Greta Garbo ranks 3Before her are Rajneesh and Lev Yashin. After her are Roald Dahl, B. F. Skinner, Louis Althusser, Leonard Bernstein, Ava Gardner, Pavel Cherenkov, Alberto Moravia, Norbert Elias, and Friedrich Dürrenmatt.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Greta Garbo ranks 24 out of 935Before her are Sigismund III Vasa (1566), Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden (1882), Jöns Jacob Berzelius (1779), Dag Hammarskjöld (1905), Gustav I of Sweden (1496), and Tomas Tranströmer (1931). After her are Dieterich Buxtehude (1637), Gustaf V of Sweden (1858), Charles XV of Sweden (1826), Gustav III of Sweden (1746), Emanuel Swedenborg (1688), and Charles X Gustav of Sweden (1622).

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), Bibi Andersson (1935), Anita Ekberg (1931), Dolph Lundgren (1957), Stellan Skarsgård (1951), Ingrid Thulin (1926), Peter Stormare (1953), Harriet Andersson (1932), Erland Josephson (1923), and Michael Nyqvist (1960).