Gloria Swanson

Gloria Swanson

Born Mar 27, 1899
  • Actor, Film Producer, Singer
Gloria May Josephine Swanson was an American actress, singer and producer, who is best known for her role as Norma Desmond, a faded silent film star, in the critically acclaimed film Sunset Boulevard. She was one of the most prominent stars during the silent film era as both an actress and a fashion...

Gloria Swanson Stats


: Gloria May Josephine Swanson, Gloria May Josephine Svensson, Miss Swanson, Miss Gloria Swanson, Gloria Mae


: Actor, Film Producer, Singer


: 4 ft 11 in (1.5 m)


: Swedish American


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Mar 27, 1899 - Apr 4, 1983 (84 years old)

Place of Birth

: Chicago

Date of Death

: Apr 4, 1983

Place of Death

: New York City

Cause of Death

: Heart Ailment

Gloria Swanson Film Roles

  1. The Ambition of the Baron
    The Ambition of the Baron
  2. His New Job
    His New Job
  3. The Fable of Elvira and Farina and the Meal Ticket
  4. Sweedie Goes to College
    College Girl
    Sweedie Goes to College
  5. The Romance of an American Duchess
    Minor Role
  6. The Broken Pledge
  7. A Dash of Courage
  8. Hearts and Sparks
  9. A Social Cub
    A Social Cub
  10. The Danger Girl
    Reggie's madcap sister

Gloria Swanson Film Director

  1. Queen Kelly

Gloria Swanson Film Producer

  1. Queen Kelly
  2. Sadie Thompson
    Sadie Thompson
  3. The Love of Sunya
  4. Perfect Understanding
    Perfect Understanding
  5. What a Widow!
    What a Widow!

Gloria Swanson Film Appearances

  1. The First Kings of Comedy Collection
  2. Why Be Good?: Sexuality & Censorship in Early Cinema
  3. Chaplinesque, My Life and Hard Times

Gloria Swanson TV Starring Roles

  1. Hollywood Opening Night
  2. Crown Theatre with Gloria Swanson

Gloria Swanson TV Guest Roles

  1. The Gloria Swanson Story
  2. Who Killed Purity Mather?
    Venus Hekate Walsh
  3. Gloria Swanson, Rudy Vallee, Anna Maria Alberghetti
  4. Who is Jennifer?
  5. Who Killed Vaudeville?
    Miss Lily Boles
  6. A Toast to Yesterday
    Lorraine Carrington
  7. Season 3, Episode 8
  8. Host: Gene Barry / Buster Keaton & Gloria Swanson
  9. Gloria Swanson; Julie Harris; Ramon Novarro
  10. Good Luck Charm
    Julia Colton

Gloria Swanson Books

  1. Swanson on Swanson