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Chicago, Illinois, USA
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New York City, New York, USA
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Lincoln School, Cicero, IL
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Gloria May Josephine Svensson
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Joseph T. Swanson
Blanche Sweet, Marlene Dietrich, Marie Shelton, Samuel Goldwyn, Lois Moran
Swanson on Swanson  (Random House Inc)
Silent Stars (Jeanine Basinger), The Films of Gloria Swanson (lawrence quirk), Four fabulous faces;: The evolution and metamorphosis of Garbo, Swanson, Crawford [and] Dietrich  (larry carr), Gloria Swanson  (Richard M Hudson)
Gloria Swanson Somborn (daughter), Joseph Patrick Swanson (adopted son), Michelle Swanson Farmer (daughter)
Gloria May Josephine Swanson (; March 27, 1899 – April 4, 1983) was an American actress, singer, and producer perhaps best known for her role as Norma Desmond, a reclusive silent film star, in the critically acclaimed 1950 film, Sunset Boulevard. She was one of the most prominent stars during the silent film era as both an actress and a fashion icon, especially under the direction of Cecil B. DeMille. She starred in dozens of silent films and was nominated for the first Academy Award in the Best Actress category. She also produced her own films, including Sadie Thompson and The Love of Sunya. In 1929, Swanson transitioned to talkies with The Trespasser. Personal problems and changing tastes saw her popularity wane during the 1930s when she moved into theater and television.
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Gloria May Josephine Swanson (/ˈswɑːnsən/; March 27, 1899 – April 4, 1983) was an American actress, singer and producer, who is best known for her role as Norma Desmond, a faded silent film star, in the critically acclaimed film Sunset Boulevard (1950). She was one of the most prominent stars during the silent film era as both an actress and a fashion icon, especially under the direction of Cecil B. DeMille, making dozens of silent films and being nominated for the first Academy Award in the Best Actress category. She also produced her own films like Sadie Thompson and The Love of Sunya. In 1929, Swanson transitioned to talkies with The Trespasser. However, personal problems and changing tastes saw her popularity wane during the 1930s when she moved into theater and television.
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Gloria Swanson died on 4th April, 1983. Her last relationship was with William Dufty, they were married for 7 years.
During her life she was married to William Dufty from 1976 to 1983, George William Davey from 1945 to 1948, Michael Farmer from 1931 to 1934, Henri de la Falaise from 1925 to 1931, Herbert Somborn from 1919 to 1922 and Wallace Beery from 1916 to 1919.
She also dated Herbert Marshall in 1938, Rod La Rocque in 1924, Antonio Moreno in 1923, Joseph P. Kennedy, Marshall Neilan, Rudolph Valentino, Thomas Meighan, Ben Lyon, Joseph Kennedy Jr., Abe Lyman and Aristotle Onassis.
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