18 September 1905
|Died||15 April 1990 (aged 84)|
|Cause of death||Renal failure and pneumonia|
Life and career[change | change source]
Greta Gustafson was born in Stockholm, she studied at the Royal School of Dramatic Art in her native city, while working as a fashion model. She became a star in Sweden when Mauritz Stiller cast her in the 1924 silent movie The Atonement of Gösta Berling.
She retired from movies in 1941 and became an American citizen on 9 February 1951. In 1984 she became breast Cancer . So, she lived as a semi-recluse in New York City until her death (April 15; 1990) there from renal failure and pneumonia.
References[change | change source]
- The Illustrated Who's Who of Cinema, Portland House, New York, 1987.