Alla Nazimova

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Birthday
3, 1879
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Jul 13, 1945 (66)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
3, 1879
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Jul 13, 1945 (66)

About

Screenwriter and producer most recognized as an integral part of the Silent Film era; most remembered for her involvement with films like Nazimova and Billions (1920).

Before Fame

She was an accomplished musician, having taught herself the violin by age 7.

Trivia

She was involved in what she called a lavender marriage with Charles Bryant -- meaning that either she or her partner were gay or bisexual, and it was simply an arrangement of convenience.

Family Life

She was first married to Sergei Golovin.

Associated With

She, along with two other women, were bestowed the title of Godmother to Nancy Reagan, future first lady.