Pola Negri

Actor, Film actor

1897 – 1987

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Who was Pola Negri?

Pola Negri was a Polish stage and film actress who achieved worldwide fame during the silent and golden eras of Hollywood and European film for her tragedienne and femme fatale roles. She was the first European film star to be invited to Hollywood, and become one of the most popular actresses in American silent film. She also started several important women's fashion trends that are still staples of the women's fashion industry. Her varied career included work as an actress in theater and vaudeville; as a singer and recording artist; as an author; and as a ballerina.

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Born
Jan 3, 1897
Lipno
Also known as
  • Barbara Apolonia Chałupiec
  • Polita
  • Erna Negri
  • Apolonia Chałupiec
  • Apolonia Chalupec
  • Pola Apolonia Chalupova
Parents
Spouses
Nationality
  • Poland
Profession
Education
  • Vaganova Ballet Academy
Lived in
  • Fire Island
  • San Antonio
Died
Aug 1, 1987
San Antonio
Resting place
Calvary Cemetery, East Los Angeles

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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