Pola Negri

1897 - 1987

Pola Negri

Pola Negri (; born Apolonia Chalupec, 3 January 1897 – 1 August 1987) was a Polish stage and film actress and singer who achieved worldwide fame during the silent and golden eras of Hollywood and European film for her tragedienne and femme fatale roles and was acknowledged as a sex symbol.Raised in the Congress Kingdom of Poland, Negri's childhood was marked by several personal hardships: After her father was sent to Siberia, she was raised by her single mother in poverty, and suffered tuberculosis as a teenager. Negri recovered, and went on to study ballet and acting in Warsaw, becoming a well-known stage actress there. In 1917, she relocated to Germany, where she began appearing in silent films for the Berlin-based UFA studio. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pola Negri has received more than 633,846 page views. Her biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 218th most popular actor.

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Among actors, Pola Negri ranks 217 out of 8,832Before her are Anouk Aimée, James Coburn, Janet Leigh, George Lazenby, Anthony Perkins, and Geoffrey Rush. After her are Ursula Andress, Julianne Moore, Jerry Lewis, Paul Walker, Ian McShane, and Glenn Close.

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Among people born in 1897, Pola Negri ranks 19Before her are Anthony Eden, Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia, Norbert Elias, Thích Quảng Đức, Ferenc Szálasi, and Kurt Schuschnigg. After her are Louis Aragon, Enid Blyton, Odd Hassel, Frank Capra, Soong Mei-ling, and Gordon Allport. Among people deceased in 1987, Pola Negri ranks 14Before her are Fred Astaire, Marguerite Yourcenar, Andrey Kolmogorov, Lawrence Kohlberg, Gunnar Myrdal, and Walter Houser Brattain. After her are Lee Byung-chul, Jacques Anquetil, Fahri Korutürk, John Howard Northrop, Andrés Segovia, and William P. Murphy.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Pola Negri ranks 87 out of 930Before her are Christian Wolff (1679), Donald Tusk (1957), Saint Casimir (1458), Gerhard Domagk (1895), Anton Denikin (1872), and Krzysztof Penderecki (1933). After her are Carl Menger (1840), Béla I of Hungary (1016), Hanna Reitsch (1912), Kurt Student (1890), Emil von Behring (1854), and Andrzej Sapkowski (1948).

Among ACTORS In Poland

Among actors born in Poland, Pola Negri ranks 2Before her are Klaus Kinski (1926). After her are Hanna Schygulla (1943), Lilli Palmer (1914), Daniel Olbrychski (1945), Barbara Brylska (1941), Aleksander Krupa (1947), Bella Darvi (1928), Anny Ondra (1903), Bohdan Stupka (1941), Leo White (1882), and Franciszek Pieczka (1928).