Gloria Swanson

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Gloria Swanson
human
Ein sex anaa genderfemale Edit
Country wey e be citizenUSA Edit
Name in native languageGloria Swanson Edit
Birth nameGloria May Josephine Swanson Edit
Given nameGloria Edit
Family nameSwanson Edit
Date of birth27 March 1899 Edit
Place dem born amChicago Edit
Date of death4 April 1983 Edit
Place wey edieWeill Cornell Medical Center Edit
Cause of deathcardiovascular disease Edit
Place wey dem bury amEpiscopal Church of the Heavenly Rest Columbarium Edit
Ein poppieJoseph T. Swanson Edit
MummieAdelaide Klanowski Edit
KiddieGloria Somborn, Michelle Bridget Farmer Edit
Native languageEnglish Edit
Languages dem dey speak, wrep anaa signEnglish Edit
Writing languageEnglish Edit
Educate forLake View High School Edit
Work locationUSA Edit
Work period (start)1914 Edit
Work period (end)1983 Edit
Political party ein memberRepublican Party Edit
Religion anaa worldviewLutheranism Edit
Dey archive forHarry Ransom Center Edit
Influenced byHenry G. Bieler, Lelord Kordel Edit
Award dem receivestar on Hollywood Walk of Fame, Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama, The George Pal Memorial Award Edit
Dem nominate forAcademy Award for Best Actress, Academy Award for Best Actress, Academy Award for Best Actress Edit
Described at URLhttps://www.nytimes.com/1983/04/05/obituaries/gloria-swanson-dies-20-s-film-idol.html Edit
Documentation files atSAPA Foundation, Swiss Archive of the Performing Arts Edit

Gloria May Josephine Swanson (March 27, 1899 – April 4, 1983) be American actress den producer. Na she first achieve fame for acting chaw silent films for de 1920s inside wey dem nominate am three times for de Academy Award for Best Actress, most famously for ein 1950 return for Billy Wilder's Sunset Boulevard inside, wey san so earn am ein Golden Globe Award.

Ein early life[edit | edit source]

Dem born Swanson for sum small house for Chicago inside for 1899, na she be de only child of Adelaide (née Klanowski) den Joseph Theodore Swanson (né Svensson), soldier.[1] Dem raise am for de Lutheran faith inside. Na ein poppie be Swedish American wey ein mummie be German, French, den Polish ancestry.[2][3]

Ein portrayals[edit | edit source]

Swanson play for both television top den for film inside by de actresses wey dey follow:

  • 1971: Carol Burnett for The Carol Burnett Show top[4]
  • 1984: Diane Venora for The Cotton Club inside[5]
  • 1990: Madolyn Smith for The Kennedys of Massachusetts inside[6]
  • 1991: Ann Turkel for White Hot: The Mysterious Murder of Thelma Todd inside[7]
  • 2008: Kristen Wiig for Saturday Night Live inside[8]
  • 2013: Debi Mazar for Return to Babylon inside[9]

Stage[edit | edit source]

Note: Dem limit de list below to New York Broadway theatrical productions.

Broadway credits of Gloria Swanson
Title Date Role Ref(s)
A Goose for the Gander January 23, 1945 – February 3, 1945 Katherine [10]
Bathsheba March 26, 1947 – April 19, 1947 [11]
Twentieth Century December 24, 1950 – June 2, 1951 Lily Garland [12]
Nina December 5, 1951 – January 12, 1952 Nina [13]
Butterflies Are Free September 7, 1971 – July 2, 1972 Mrs. Baker [14]

Ein filmography[edit | edit source]

Shorts[edit | edit source]

Short subject
Title Year Role Notes

Studio/Distributor

Ref(s)
The Song of the Soul 1914 Unconfirmed [15]
The Misjudged Mr. Hartley 1915 Maid [16]
At the End of a Perfect Day 1915 Hands Bouquet to Holmes Uncredited, actual release date for January 26, 2015 [17]
The Ambition of the Baron 1915 Bit part Essanay Film wey dey star Francis X. Bushman [18]
His New Job 1915 Stenographer Essanay Film

Charlie Chaplin wey rep den direct am

[19]
The Fable of Elvira and Farina and the Meal Ticket 1915 Farina, Elvira ein Daughter Dem credit am as Gloria Mae

Essanay Film

[19]
Sweedie Goes to College 1915 College Girl Wallace Beery play Sweedie for series of shorts inside

Essanay Film

[20]
The Romance of an American Duchess 1915 Minor Role Uncredited

Essanay Film

[21]
The Broken Pledge 1915 Gloria Essanay Film [22]
A Dash of Courage 1916 Keystone/Triangle

plus Bobby Vernon Clarence G. Badger direct am

[23]
Hearts and Sparks 1916 Keystone/Triangle

plus Bobby Vernon Clarence G. Badger direct am

[24]
A Social Cub 1916 Keystone/Triangle

plus Bobby Vernon Clarence G. Badger direct am

[25]
The Danger Girl 1916 Reggie ein madcap sisto Keystone/Triangle

plus Bobby Vernon Clarence G. Badger direct am

[26]
Haystacks and Steeples 1916 Keystone/Triangle

plus Bobby Vernon Clarence G. Badger direct am

[27]
The Nick of Time Baby 1916 Keystone/Triangle

plus Bobby Vernon Clarence G. Badger direct am

[28]
Teddy at the Throttle 1917 Gloria Dawn, Ein Sweetheart Uncredited

plus Bobby Vernon Keystone/Triangle Clarence G. Badger direct am

[29]
Baseball Madness 1917 Victor Film/Universal [30]
Dangers of a Bride 1917 Keystone/Triangle

Clarence G. Badger direct am

[31]
Whose Baby? 1917 Keystone/Triangle

plus Bobby Vernon Clarence G. Badger direct am

[31]
The Sultan's Wife 1917 Gloria Keystone/Triangle

plus Bobby Vernon Clarence G. Badger direct am

[31]
The Pullman Bride 1917 The Girl Paramount-Mack Sennett

Clarence G. Badger direct am

[32]
A Trip to Paramountown 1922 Ein body Paramount [33]

Ein features[edit | edit source]

Gloria Swanson ein feature film credits
Title Year Role Notes

Studio/Distributor

Ref(s)
Society for Sale 1918 Phylis Clyne Triangle Film Corporation [34]
Her Decision 1918 Phyllis Dunbar Triangle Film Corporation

Jack Conway direct am

[35]
You Can't Believe Everything 1918 Patricia Reynolds Triangle Film Corporation

Jack Conway direct am

[36]
Station Content 1918 Kitty Manning Triangle Film Corporation

Arthur Hoyt direct am

[36]
Everywoman's Husband 1918 Edith Emerson Triangle Film Corporation

Gilbert P. Hamilton direct am

[36]
Shifting Sands 1918 Marcia Grey Triangle Film Corporation

Albert Parker direct am

[37]
The Secret Code 1918 Sally Carter Rand Triangle Film Corporation

Albert Parker direct am

[36]
Wife or Country 1918 Sylvia Hamilton Triangle Film Corporation

E. Mason Hopper direct am

[36]
Don't Change Your Husband 1919 Leila Porter Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount

Cecil B. DeMille direct am

[37]
For Better, for Worse 1919 Sylvia Norcross Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount

Cecil B. DeMille direct am

[36]
Male and Female 1919 Lady Mary Lasenby Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount

Cecil B. DeMille direct am

[38]
Why Change Your Wife? 1920 Beth Gordon Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount

Cecil B. DeMille direct am

[38]
Something to Think About 1920 Ruth Anderson Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount

Cecil B. DeMille direct am

[38]
The Affairs of Anatol 1921 Vivian Spencer – Anatol's Wife Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount

Cecil B. DeMille direct am

[38][39]
The Great Moment 1921 Nada Pelham/Nadine Pelham Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount

Sam Wood direct am

[38]
Under the Lash 1921 Deborah Krillet Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount

Sam Wood direct am

[40]
Don't Tell Everything 1921 Marian Westover Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount

Sam Wood direct am

[41]
Her Husband's Trademark 1922 Lois Miller Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount

Sam Wood direct am

[41]
Her Gilded Cage 1922 Suzanne Ornoff Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount

Sam Wood direct am

[41]
Beyond the Rocks 1922 Theodora Fitzgerald Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount

Sam Wood direct am

[41]
The Impossible Mrs. Bellew 1922 Betty Bellew Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount

Sam Wood direct am

[41]
My American Wife 1922 Natalie Chester Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount

Sam Wood direct am

[42]
Prodigal Daughters 1923 Swifty Forbes Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount

Sam Wood direct am

[43]
Bluebeard's 8th Wife 1923 Mona deBriac Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount

Sam Wood direct am

[43]
Hollywood 1923 Cameo role Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount [44]
Zaza 1923 Zaza Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount

Allan Dwan direct am

[43]
The Humming Bird 1924 Toinette Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount

Sidney Olcott direct am

[43]
A Society Scandal 1924 Marjorie Colbert Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount

Allan Dwan direct am

[43]
Manhandled 1924 Tessie McGuire Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount

Allan Dwan direct am

[43]
Her Love Story 1924 Princess Marie Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount

Allan Dwan direct am

[45]
Wages of Virtue 1924 Carmelita Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount

Allan Dwan direct am

[45]
Madame Sans-Gêne 1925 Madame Sans-Gêne Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount

Léonce Perret direct am

[45]
The Coast of Folly 1925 Joyce Gathway/Nadine Gathway Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount

Allan Dwan direct am

[45]
Stage Struck 1925 Jennie Hagen Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount

Allan Dwan direct am

[45]
The Untamed Lady 1926 St. Clair Van Tassel Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount

Frank Tuttle direct am

[46]
Fine Manners 1926 Orchid Murphy Famous Players-Lasky/Paramount

Richard Rosson direct am

[46]
The Love of Sunya 1927 Sunya Ashling Swanson Producing Corporation/United Artists

Albert Parker direct am

[46]
Sadie Thompson 1928 Sadie Thompson Gloria Swanson Productions/United Artists

Raoul Walsh direct am

[46]
Queen Kelly 1928 Kitty Kelly/Queen Kelly Joseph P. Kennedy/United Artists

Erich von Stroheim direct am

[46]
The Trespasser 1929 Marion Donnell Gloria Productions/United Artists

Edmund Goulding direct am Dem release am for two versions inside, one silent, den de oda plus sound

[47]
What a Widow! 1930 Tamarind Brook Gloria Productions/United Artists

Allan Dwan direct am

[48]
Indiscreet 1931 Geraldine "Gerry" Trent Feature Productions, Inc.

A DeSylva, Brown & Henderson Production Leo McCarey direct am

[48]
Tonight or Never 1931 Nella Vago Feature Productions, Inc./United Artists

Mervyn LeRoy direct am

[48]
Perfect Understanding 1933 Judy Rogers Gloria Swanson British Productions, Ltd./United Artists

Cyril Gardner direct am

[49]
Music in the Air 1934 Frieda Hotzfelt Erich Pommer Productions/Fox Film

Joe May direct am

[50]
Father Takes a Wife 1941 Leslie Collier Osborne Marcus Lee/RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.

William Dorfman direct am

[50]
Sunset Boulevard 1950 Norma Desmond Charles Brackett/Paramount

Billy Wilder direct am

[50]
3 for Bedroom "C" 1952 Ann Haven/costume designer Brenco Pictures Corporation/Warner Bros.

Milton H. Bren direct am

[51]
Nero's Weekend (aka Nero's Mistress) 1956 Agrippina Les Films Marceau and Titanus/Manhattan Films International

Steno direct am

[52]
Airport 1975 1974 Herself Universal Pictures

Jack Smight direct am

[52]

Television[edit | edit source]

Television
Title Year Role Notes Ref(s)
The Gloria Swanson Hour 1948 Hostess Variety show
The Peter Lind Hayes Show 1950 Ein body Episode #1.1

sitcom show

Hollywood Opening Night 1953 Episode: "The Pattern"
Crown Theatre with Gloria Swanson 1954–1955 Hostess 25 episodes
The Steve Allen Show 1957 Norma Desmond Episode #3.8
Straightaway 1961 Lorraine Carrington Episode: "A Toast to Yesterday"
Dr. Kildare 1963 Julia Colton Episode: "The Good Luck Charm"
Burke's Law 1963–1964 Various roles 2 episodes
Kraft Suspense Theatre 1964 Mrs. Charlotte Heaton Segment: "Who Is Jennifer?"
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour 1964 Mrs. Daniels Episode: "Behind the Locked Door"
My Three Sons 1965 Margaret McSterling Episode: "The Fountain of Youth"
Ben Casey 1965 Victoria Hoffman Episode: "Minus That Rusty Old Hacksaw"
The Beverly Hillbillies 1966 Ein body Episode: "The Gloria Swanson Story"
The Eternal Tramp Special 1972 Narrator aka Chaplinesque, My Life and Hard Times
The Carol Burnett Show 1973 Ein body Episode #7.3
Killer Bees 1974 Madame Maria von Bohlen Television movie
The Great Debate 1974 Ein body Canadian interview show with James Bawden
Hollywood 1980 Ein body Television documentary

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Quirk 1984, pp. 15, 17.
  2. Quirk 1984, p. 17.
  3. Harzig & Matovic 2018, p. 283.
  4. https://www.paleycenter.org/collection/item/?q=cbs&p=243&item=T:59457
  5. Holbrook 2011, p. 158.
  6. https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/lifestyle/1990/02/17/tv-preview/aaa86f87-22ac-42fa-b620-1bd2e2b2f2a2/
  7. https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/lifestyle/tv/1991/05/05/white-hot-the-unsolved-murder-of-thelma-todd/66a83d12-b5ea-4e27-9bb7-d71fccf5d4d8/
  8. https://www.seacoastonline.com/story/news/local/portsmouth-herald/2008/10/26/jon-hamm-is-mad-funny/52219880007/
  9. https://cinema.usc.edu/events/event.cfm?id=14335
  10. https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-production/if-i-were-king-5505#OpeningNightCast
  11. https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-production/bathsheba-1537#OpeningNightCast
  12. https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-production/twentieth-century-1899#OpeningNightCast
  13. https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-production/nina-1980#OpeningNightCast
  14. https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-production/butterflies-are-free-3299#Replacements
  15. Shearer 2013, p. 14.
  16. Shearer 2013, p. 19.
  17. Welsch 2013, p. 14.
  18. Welsch 2013, p. 14.
  19. 19.0 19.1 Shearer 2013, p. 19.
  20. Welsch 2013, p. 18.
  21. Welsch 2013, p. 15.
  22. Shearer 2013, p. 21.
  23. Welsch 2013, p. 22.
  24. Shearer 2013, p. 29.
  25. King 2009, p. 172.
  26. Welsch 2013, pp. 24, 36, 355.
  27. Shearer 2013, p. 30.
  28. Shearer 2013, p. 31.
  29. Shearer 2013, p. 34.
  30. Welsch 2013, p. 399n36.
  31. 31.0 31.1 31.2 Shearer 2013, p. 35.
  32. Welsch 2013, pp. 34–35.
  33. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/51160929/trip-to-paramountown-is-stellar-traffif/
  34. https://catalog.afi.com/Film/15178-SOCIETY-FOR-SALE?cxt=filmography
  35. Welsch 2013, p. 438.
  36. 36.0 36.1 36.2 36.3 36.4 36.5 Welsch 2013, p. 439.
  37. 37.0 37.1 Welsch 2013, p. 39.
  38. 38.0 38.1 38.2 38.3 38.4 Welsch 2013, p. 440.
  39. Birchard 2009, p. 162.
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  43. 43.0 43.1 43.2 43.3 43.4 43.5 Welsch 2013, p. 442.
  44. https://catalog.afi.com/Film/9785-HOLLYWOOD?cxt=filmography
  45. 45.0 45.1 45.2 45.3 45.4 Welsch 2013, p. 443.
  46. 46.0 46.1 46.2 46.3 46.4 Welsch 2013, p. 444.
  47. Welsch 2013, pp. 444–445.
  48. 48.0 48.1 48.2 Welsch 2013, p. 445.
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