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  • Cyndi Kellner Cressman

    Greta Garbo (early in her career) all those yrs ago-- love her hair!

  • Lauren L

    After this photo MGM took Garbo seriously. #garbo #garbodreams #oldhollywoodicons

  • Kathy Nix

    GRETA GARBO.. 9/18/1905--4/15/1990 born Greta Lovisa Gustafsson, was a Swedish film actress and an international star and icon during Hollywood's silent and classic periods... Many of her films were sensational hits. In 1941, she retired after appearing in only twenty-eight films. Although she was offered many opportunities to return to the screen, she declined most of them. Instead, she lived a private life, shunning publicity

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Greta Garbo, wearing the bobbed hair style of the time c. 1920's.

Greta Garbo, this is for my Grandpa and in remembrance of his love of the movies.

Greta Garbo by Louise Ruth Harriet, june 1929

Greta Garbo, 18 Sept. 1905 – 15 April 1990, born Greta Lovisa Gustafsson, Swedish film actress, Hollywood and international legend. Retired 1941 at 35. Offered many opportunities to return to the screen, declining all. She lived a private life in New York, shunning publicity. Garbo invested wisely and left her entire estate, $32,042,429—$57,000,000 by 2013 rates—to her niece, Gray Reisfield. Her ashes are buried in Sweden.

Greta Garbo, born Greta Lovisa Gustafsson, was a Swedish film actress and an international star and icon during Hollywood's silent and classic periods. She has been forever linked to her famous line in Grand Hotel, "I want to be alone". But she later remarked, "I never said, 'I want to be alone'; I only said, 'I want to be let alone'. There is a world of difference". Garbo never married, had no children, and lived alone as an adult. She died in 1990, aged 84 as a result of renal failure.

Twenty year old Greta Garbo, 1925~~~~Born Greta Lovisa Gustafsson 9/18/1905 in Stockholm, Sweden. Died 4/15/1990 @ age 84 in New York. Actress, active: 1920-1941. International star & icon during Hollywood's silent & classic periods. She had many successful films, retired in 1941 at the age of 35 after appearing in only 28 films. She was offered many opportunities to return to the screen, choosing instead to live a private life, shunning publicity.

Greta Garbo (d. 4/15/1990) ~ garb or no garb, knowing ghosts helps you find them.

Greta Garbo...Oh, Garbo, We Know You Loved To Be Alone, But You Gave Us Some Superb Performances To Remember You By...Elusive As A Butterfly & Just As Beautiful...Golden Hollywood Icon...

Greta Garbo. Really a gorgeous shot of her--captures her moodiness and style.