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Anita Ekberg

Anita Ekberg

Anita Ekberg

Nom de naissance Kerstin Anita Marianne Ekberg, Nationalité Suédoise, Naissance 29 septembre 1931 (Malmö - Suède), Décès 11 janvier 2015 à l'âge de 83 ans (Rocca di Papa - Italie). Kerstin Anita Marianne Ekberg est née au sein d’une famille nombreuse...

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Temple Shirley

Temple Shirley

Temple Shirley

Shirley Temple est une actrice et diplomate américaine, née le 23 avril 1928 à Santa Monica en Californie et morte le 10 février 2014 à Woodside, Californie. Elle tient une place à part dans l'histoire du cinéma : elle est en effet la première enfant-star...

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Shirley Temple (1928 - 2014)

Shirley Temple (1928 - 2014)

Shirley Temple (1928 - 2014)

The American actress started her career at only three, in 1932, and rapidly became an icon of 1930s American cinema. With her gold locks and cheeky smile, the child incarnated the ideal Depression-era antidote, starring in feel-good films where she would...

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Norma Shearer (1902 - 1983)

Norma Shearer (1902 - 1983)

Norma Shearer (1902 - 1983)

The Canadian actress moved to New York in 1920 to launch an artistic career. In 1923, she signs a contract with MGM and, even though, she isn't given any major role, she does manage to appear in several films and easily transitions from silent to talking...

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Myrna Loy (1905 - 1993)

Myrna Loy (1905 - 1993)

Myrna Loy (1905 - 1993)

The American actress began her Hollywood career in the 1930s in the stereotyped role of exotic vamps and villain 'femmes fatales'. In 1934, she is chosen as William Powell's wife for the comic film, The Thin Man: the actress is finally recognised for...

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Mireille Balin (1909 - 1968)

Mireille Balin (1909 - 1968)

Mireille Balin (1909 - 1968)

The French actress was discovered in 1932 while she was a model in Paris after she had left a bourgeois background in the south of France. During the 1930s, her beauty brings the attention of directors who offer her roles of 'femmes fatales' and romantic...

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Maureen O'Sullivan (1911 - 1998)

Maureen O'Sullivan (1911 - 1998)

Maureen O'Sullivan (1911 - 1998)

The Irish actress signed her first MGM contract, in 1932, after being remarked in her native country. She is immediately chosen to play Jane opposite Johnny Weissmuller, a role she will repeat in several episodes until 1942. The actress becomes the ultimate...

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Marlene Dietrich (1901 - 1992)

Marlene Dietrich (1901 - 1992)

Marlene Dietrich (1901 - 1992)

The German-born American actress and singer gained international recognition with Josef von Sternberg's Blue Angel, in 1930. After being part of the 1920s Berliner scene, she went to Hollywood where she became one of the highest-paid actresses of the...

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Mae West (1893 - 1980)

Mae West (1893 - 1980)

Mae West (1893 - 1980)

The American actress and dancer began performing in vaudeville at the age of fourteen before making her first Broadway appearance, in 1911. Besides her acting career, she wrote her own plays under the pen name Jane Mest, within which she freely mentioned...

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