It has been exactly 29 long years since Greta Garbo died in New York on April 15, 1990 at the age of 84. As a number of online tributes attest, she was one of the most acclaimed actresses of her generation.
Today, fans of Greta Garbo (Camille, Anna Karenina, ...) along with the rest of the film industry have been remembering the iconic woman she was.
Garbo, a cultural icon
Born in Stockholm on September 18, 1905, Greta Garbo's career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in American history. Garbo was not just a great actress, she was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.
In 1936 she touched the hearts of millions as Marguerite Gautier in ‘Camille’. Her legacy continues to grow as new generations of fans are discovering her unique heritage.
It's been 29 years since the tragic loss of Greta Garbo and her personality still resonate strongly within us all. Although Greta Garbo is no longer physically here, her presence is more powerful than ever. She left a void that has yet to be filled.
In memory of the Late Great Greta Garbo.
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