Born Greta Lovisa Gustafsson on September 18, 1905, in Stockholm, Sweden. Died on April 15, 1990, New York City, New York.
One of the most famous actresses from the "Golden Age" of Hollywood, with film credits that cross over from the silent era into "talkies" and in terms of celebrity fame, transcending into a whole other realm of stardom.
Original Page March 2014 | Updated March 2018
From former screen legends who have faded into obscurity to new revelations about the biggest movie stars, Valderrama unearths the most fascinating little-known tales from the birth of Hollywood through its Golden Age.
Winner of the 2020 Peter C. Rollins Book Award
Longlisted for the 2020 Moving Image Book Award by the Kraszna-Krausz Foundation
Named a 2019 Richard Wall Memorial Award Finalist by the Theatre Library Association