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 reclusive silent film star, in the critically acclaimed film Sunset Boulevard (1950). She was one of...Wikipedia
Age: 84 (age at death)
Born: 27th March, 1899, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 4th April, 1983, New York City, New York, USA
Height: 4' 11" (150 cm)
Claim to Fame: Sunset Boulevard
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[On her role in Airport 1975 (1974)] I was holding out for a picture I could take my grandchildren to see, something exciting and contemporary without senseless violence.
[On her pre-Cecil B. DeMille years as a comedienne working for Mack Sennett] I played my comedies like Duse [serious classical actress Eleonora Duse], which is probably why I was so funny.
Her last husband, William Dufty, was a well-known author of books and a few screenplays, such as Lady Sings the Blues (1972), the Billie Holiday story. It was Dufty, translator of "You Are All Sanpaku," by George Ohsawa, who was influenced by Swanson to take an interest in health and become involved in holistic-health related literature.
Met her third husband, the Marquis (or "Marquess") Henri de la Falaise, when he worked as her interpreter in France on Madame Sans-Gêne (1924).
Something hit us... The crew is dead... Help us, please, please help us!
A 747 in flight collides with a small plane, and is rendered pilotless. Somehow the control tower must get a pilot aboard so the jet can land.