Valeska Suratt

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Birthday
28, 1882
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Jul 2, 1962 (80)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
28, 1882
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Jul 2, 1962 (80)

About

One of the silent film era's vamps, she became a fashion star by wearing glamorous gowns.

Before Fame

She started acting on the vaudeville stage in Chicago. Her risque material, however, was deemed too suggestive and she was shut down.

Trivia

At the height of her popularity she starred in dozens of silent films, wrote a popular skin care column, and appeared on the cover of Vogue magazine.

Family Life

She was marred twice and both of her husbands were actors.

Associated With

Nita Naldi, born a few years after she was, became a competing early movie vamp.