John Gilbert

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Birthday
10, 1897
Birthplace
Logan, UT
Death Date
Jan 9, 1936 (38)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
10, 1897
Birthplace
Logan, UT
Death Date
Jan 9, 1936 (38)

About

Handsome silent-film era star who played the romantic lead in Anna Karenina.

Before Fame

He moved to Los Angeles to seek his fortune, and soon met a couple of sympathetic studio heads in Hollywood.

Trivia

At the height of his fame he was called 'The Great Lover' and was arguably as famous as Rudolph Valentino.

Family Life

He was a huge box office draw in the silent film era, but could not make the jump to the era of talking films.

Associated With

He played the lover of Greta Garbo in Anna Karenina and some speculate they became lovers in real life.