Alla Nazimova (actress)
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Who is Alla Nazimova?
Alla Nazimova was a Russian-American film and theater actress, a screenwriter, and film producer. She is perhaps best known as simply Nazimova, but also went under the name Alia Nasimoff. She emigrated to the United States from the Russian Empire. In 1927, Nazimova became a naturalized citizen of the United States. She was considered the great exponent of Ibsen on Broadway. She was also influential in the film industry in the silent era and continued to play character roles until the end of her life.
- also known as Mariam Edez Adelaida Leventon, Alia Nasimoff, Nazimova, Mariam Leventon, Miriam Edez Adelaida Leventon, Alla Lavendera, Peter M. Winter, "Madam"
- born on (136 years ago) in Yalta, child of Yakov Leventon and Sonya Horowitz
- nationality: United States of America, Russian Empire
- education: Moscow Art Theatre
- profession: Pin-up girl, screenwriter, actor, film producer
- died on (70 years ago) in Los Angeles of coronary thrombosis
- played Salome, stepdaughter of Herod in "Salomé"
- "A Doll's House"
- "The Bridge of San Luis Rey"
- "Blood and Sand"
- "The Red Lantern"
- played Zofia Koslowska in "Since You Went Away"
- "Eye for Eye"
- played Sigrid Fersen in "Stronger Than Death"
- played Princess Triloff in "Billions"
- "The Brat"
- played Jane Goring in "Madame Peacock"
- played Gloria Cromwell in "Madame Peacock"
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