Greta Garbo
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Born: September 18, 1905

Died: April 15, 1990 (age 84)

Nationality: Swedish

Occupation: Actress

Bio: Greta Garbo, born Greta Lovisa Gustafsson, was a Swedish film actress and an international star and icon during Hollywood's silent and classic periods. Many of her films were sensational hits, and all but three of her twenty-four Hollywood films were profitable.

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