Norma Shearer

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Birthday
10, 1902
Birthplace
Montreal, Canada
Death Date
Jun 12, 1983 (80)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
10, 1902
Birthplace
Montreal, Canada
Death Date
Jun 12, 1983 (80)

About

She won an Academy Award in the Best Actress category for her role in the 1930 film The Divorcee. Her roles in Romeo and Juliet and The Women bolstered her fame.

Before Fame

She won a beauty pageant when she was fourteen years old. In 1920, she moved from Canada to New York with her mother, Edith, and her sister, Athole.

Trivia

She spent a lot of money on eye doctors to correct a muscular weakness that caused her eyes to cross.

Family Life

She was married to Irving Thalberg from 1927 until his death in 1936. She then married Martin Arrouge in 1942. She had two children with Thalberg named Katherine and Irving Jr.

Associated With

She was once the sister-in-law of director Howard Hawks, who married her sister Athole.