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From Wikipedia

Pola Negri (born Barbara Apolonia Chałupiec, sometimes spelled Chalupec; 3 January 1897 – 1 August 1987) 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 became one of the most popular actresses in American silent film. Her varied career included work as an actress in theatre and vaudeville, as a recording artist, as a ballerina, and as an author.

Pola Negri has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contribution to Motion Pictures at 6933 Hollywood Boulevard. She was the 11th star in Hollywood history to place her hand and foot prints in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre. She received a star in Poland's Walk of Fame in Łódź and Poland's post office issued a postage stamp honouring her in 1996. The Polish Film Festival of Los Angeles remembered her with the Pola Negri Award, given to outstanding film artists, and the Pola Negri Museum in Lipno gives a Polita award for outstanding artist achievement.

Pola Negri died on 1 August 1987, She was aged 90.

From Wikipedia

Pola Negri (born Barbara Apolonia Chałupiec, sometimes spelled Chalupec; 3 January 1897 – 1 August 1987) 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 became one of the most popular actresses in American silent film. Her varied career included work as an actress in theatre and vaudeville, as a recording artist, as a ballerina, and as an author.

Pola Negri has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contribution to Motion Pictures at 6933 Hollywood Boulevard. She was the 11th star in Hollywood history to place her hand and foot prints in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre. She received a star in Poland's Walk of Fame in Łódź and Poland's post office issued a postage stamp honouring her in 1996. The Polish Film Festival of Los Angeles remembered her with the Pola Negri Award, given to outstanding film artists, and the Pola Negri Museum in Lipno gives a Polita award for outstanding artist achievement.

Pola Negri died on 1 August 1987, She was aged 90.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 46

Birthday 1897-01-03

Day of Death 1987-08-01

Place of Birth Lipno, Poland

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1964 The Moon-Spinners as Madame Habib
1950 The Golden Twenties as Herself (archive footage)
1943 Hi Diddle Diddle as Genya Smetana
1938 Die Nacht der Entscheidung as Tessa Brückmann
1938 Die fromme Lüge as Carmen Casini
1937 Tango Notturno as Mado Doucet
1937 Madame Bovary as Emma Bovary
1936 Der Weg nach Shanghai as Olga Petrowna
1935 Mazurka as Vera, Singer
1934 Fanatisme as Rosine Savelli
1932 A Woman Commands as Madame Maria Draga / Queen Draga
1931 Screen Snapshots (Series 10, No. 8) as Herself
1929 The Way of Lost Souls as Louise
1928 The Woman from Moscow as Princess Fedora
1928 Loves of an Actress as Rachel
1928 Three Sinners as Baroness Gerda Wallentin
1928 The Secret Hour as Amy
1927 The Woman on Trial as Julie
1927 Barbed Wire as Mona Moreau
1927 Hotel Imperial as Anna Sedlak
1926 Good and Naughty as Germaine Morris
1926 The Crown of Lies as Olga Kriga
1925 A Woman of the World as Countess Elnora Natatorini
1925 Flower of Night as Carlota y Villalon
1925 The Charmer as Mariposa
1925 East of Suez as Daisy Forbes
1924 Lily of the Dust as Lily
1924 Shadows of Paris as Claire, Queen of the Apaches
1924 Forbidden Paradise as Catherine
1923 The Spanish Dancer as Maritana - Gypsy fortune teller
1923 The Cheat as Carmelita De Córdoba
1923 Bella Donna as Bella Donna (Ruby)
1923 Die Flamme
1921 Mad Love as Sappho
1921 The Wildcat as Rischka
1920 Sumurun as Yannaia - a Dancer
1919 Madame DuBarry as Jeanne Vaubernier - later Madame Dubarry
1918 Carmen as Carmen
1918 The Yellow Ticket as Lea, the Professor's Adopted Daughter
1918 Mania. Die Geschichte einer Zigarettenarbeiterin as Mania
1918 The Eyes of the Mummy as Ma
1917 Jego ostatni czyn
1917 Arabella
1917 The Polish Dancer as Pola Basznikow
1915 Zona as Helena
1914 Slave of Her Senses as Pola, dancer

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