Thursday, 6 July 2017

NORMA SHEARER HOLLYWOOD GREAT

Edith Norma Shearer (August 10, 1902 – June 12, 1983) was a Canadian-American actress and Hollywood star from 1925 through 1942
She was the first person to be nominated five times for an Academy Award for acting, winning Best Actress for her performance in the 1930 film The Divorcee.
Shearer's fame declined after her early retirement in 1942. She was rediscovered in the late 1950s, when her films were sold to television, and in the 1970s, when her films enjoyed theatrical revivals. By the time of her death in 1983, she was best known for her "noble" roles in Marie Antoinette and The Women.



On June 12, 1983, Shearer died of bronchial pneumonia at the Motion Picture Country Home in Woodland Hills, California, where she had been living since 1980

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