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Gloria Swanson

Gloria SwansonAKA Gloria May Josephine Svensson

Born: 27-Mar-1897
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Died: 4-Apr-1983
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Natural Causes
Remains: Cremated, Church of Heavenly Rest, Manhattan, NY

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Sunset Blvd.

"I am big. It's the pictures that got small."

Father: Joseph Theodore Swanson (d. 2-Oct-1923)
Mother: Adelaide Klanowsky
Husband: Wallace Beery (actor, m. 1916, div. 1919)
Husband: Herbert K. Somborn (Brown Derby chain, m. 20-Dec-1919, div. 9-Aug-1922)
Daughter: Gloria Swanson Somborn (b. 7-Oct-1920)
Son: Joseph Patrick Swanson (adopted, b. 31-Oct-1922, d. 9-Jul-1975)
Boyfriend: Mickey Neilen (engaged during 1920's, called off)
Husband: Henri de la Falaise (Marquis, m. 28-Jan-1925, div. 1931)
Husband: Michael Farmer (m. 16-Aug-1931, div. 1934)
Daughter: Michelle Bridgit Farmer (b. 5-Apr-1932)
Husband: William Davey (m. 29-Jan-1945, div. 1948)
Boyfriend: Joseph P. Kennedy (patriarch of Kennedy clan)
Boyfriend: Herbert Marshall
Husband: William Dufty (author, m. 1976, until her death)

    High School: Lincoln School, Cicero, IL

    United Artists (1925)
    Hollywood Walk of Fame motion pictures, 6748 Hollywood Blvd
    Hollywood Walk of Fame television, 6301 Hollywood Blvd
    Raped by groom Wallace Beery (1916)
    Endorsement of American Tobacco Company Lucky Strike cigarettes
    Endorsement of Jergens Skincare (1951)
    Heart Attack 20-Mar-1983
    Polish Ancestry Maternal
    Swedish Ancestry Paternal
    Risk Factors: Smoking

    Airport 1975 (18-Oct-1974) · Herself
    Sunset Blvd. (4-Aug-1950) · Norma Desmond
    Father Takes a Wife (4-Sep-1941) · Leslie Collier
    Music in the Air (13-Dec-1934)
    Perfect Understanding (24-Feb-1933) · Judy Rogers
    Tonight or Never (17-Dec-1931)
    Indiscreet (25-Apr-1931)
    What a Widow! (13-Sep-1930)
    The Trespasser (11-Nov-1929) · Marion Donnell
    Queen Kelly (1929)
    Sadie Thompson (7-Jan-1928) · Sadie Thompson
    The Love of Sunya (11-Mar-1927)
    Fine Manners (29-Aug-1926)
    Stage Struck (16-Nov-1925)
    Manhandled (22-Jul-1924)
    Zaza (16-Sep-1923)
    Beyond the Rocks (7-May-1922) · Theodora Fitzgerald
    Her Husband's Trademark (Feb-1922)
    The Affairs of Anatol (25-Sep-1921) · Vivian
    Why Change Your Wife? (21-May-1920)
    Male and Female (23-Nov-1919)

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