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|Also Known As:||Died:||April 15, 1990|
|Born:||September 18, 1905||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Sweden||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Appeared in short publicity film, "How Not to Dress"
First leading role in comedy feature "Luffar Peter" ("Peter the Tramp")
Won first real notice for leading role in "The Atonement of Gosta Berling"
Discovered by Swedish director Mauritz Stiller, accompanied him to New York City (date approximate)
Awarded first Hollywood contract (MGM) thanks to Stiller
First American film, "The Torrent"
Separation from Stiller, who sailed back to Sweden after disagreements with MGM and Paramount
Death of Stiller
Last silent film, "The Kiss"
First sound film, "Anna Christie", filmed in English by Clarence Brown and in German by Jacques Feyder
First comedy, "Ninotchka"
Last film, "Two-Faced Woman"; abandoned film career at age 36
Garbo's $20 million estate was all left to her niece, Gray Reisfield (Sven Ake Fredriksson, a retired salesman, had unsuccessfully challenged the will claiming that he is the illegitimate son of her late brother, Sven Alfred Gustafson)
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