Today was the 118th birthday of the stunningly beautiful actress Norma Shearer. I can never say enough about The Women as a film and as a must-watch for anyone wanting a well-rounded film education, it is simply brilliant. The world is a better place because she was in it and still feels the loss that she has left.
NAME: Norma Shearer
OCCUPATION: Film Actress
BIRTH DATE: August 11, 1900
DEATH DATE: June 12, 1983
Did You Know?: Shearer was cast as Scarlett O’Hara in Gone With the Wind, but withdrew from the role.
PLACE OF BIRTH: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
PLACE OF DEATH: Woodland Hills, California
REMAINS: Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Glendale, CA
OSCAR: for Best Actress 1930 for The Divorcee
HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME: 6638 Hollywood Blvd.
BEST KNOWN FOR: One of the biggest film stars of the 1930s, Norma Shearer was…
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