Gloria Swanson

Movie Actress

Birthday March 27, 1899

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace Chicago, IL

DEATH DATE Apr 4, 1983 (84)

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Sultry star whose career spanned from silent films to the acclaimed film Sunset Boulevard. She also appeared in The Trespasser and The Love of Sunya.

Before Fame

She worked as an extra for the Chicago film company, Essanay Studios.


She worked in both silent and talking films, and also produced the film Sadie Thompson.

Family Life

She married and divorced five times before marrying William Dufty in 1976.

Associated With

She became one of the most prominent actresses and a fashion icons of the silent film era under the direction of Cecil B. DeMille.


Gloria Swanson Highlights
Gloria Swanson Highlights