Louise Brooks

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Birthday
14, 1906
Birthplace
Cherryvale, KS
Death Date
Aug 8, 1985 (78)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
14, 1906
Birthplace
Cherryvale, KS
Death Date
Aug 8, 1985 (78)

About

She gained fame for playing the lead in the 1929 films Pandora's Box and Diary of a Lost Girl. She also appeared in the 1930 film Prix de Beauté.

Before Fame

She was a talented pianist and dancer who joined a modern dance company based in Los Angeles.

Trivia

She became a respected film writer in her own right after her retirement from acting, publishing her own collection, Lulu, in Hollywood, in 1982.

Family Life

Her sexuality was much speculated-on due to her admission that she had several dalliances with women, including actress Greta Garbo.

Associated With

Her last film was 1938's Overland Stage riders co-starring John Wayne.