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  2. Norma Shearer - Wikipedia

    Edith Norma Shearer (August 11, 1902 – June 12, 1983) was a Canadian-American actress who was active on film from 1919 through 1942. Shearer often played spunky, sexually liberated ingénues . [5] She appeared in adaptations of Noël Coward , Eugene O'Neill , and William Shakespeare , [6] and was the first five-time Academy Award acting ...

  3. Norma Shearer - IMDb

    Norma Shearer. Actress: The Divorcee. She won a beauty contest at age fourteen. In 1920 her mother, Edith Shearer, took Norma and her sister Athole Shearer (Mrs. Howard Hawks) to New York. Ziegfeld rejected her for his "Follies," but she got work as an extra in several movies.

  4. Norma Shearer filmography - Wikipedia

    Norma Shearer on the January 1936 cover of Photoplaymagazine. Norma Shearer(1902–1983) was a Canadian Americanfilm actress who was nominated five times for an Academy Award.[1] She and her sister Atholewere assisted in their pursuit of show business careers by their mother Edith Fisher Shearer.

  5. Norma Shearer - Biography - IMDb

    Born. August 10, 1902 · Montréal, Québec, Canada. Died. June 12, 1983 · Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA (pneumonia and Alzheimer's disease) Birth name. Edith Norma Shearer. Nicknames. The First Lady Of MGM. Queen Norma.


    Norma Shearer, one of the famed Hollywood stars of the 20's and 30's, died of bronchial pneumonia Sunday at the Motion Picture and Television Country Hospital in Woodland Hills, Calif., a...

  7. Norma Shearer | Hollywood Star, Academy Award Winner

    Norma Shearer, in full Edith Norma Shearer, (born August 1902, Montreal, Quebec, Canada—died June 12, 1983, Woodland Hills, California, U.S.), American motion-picture actress known for her glamour, charm, sophistication, and versatility. Shearer was dubbed the “First Lady of the Screen” by MGM because of her marriage to Hollywood producer ...

  8. Norma Shearer | The Canadian Encyclopedia

    Norma Shearer, actor (born 11 August 1902 in Montréal, QC; died 12 June 1983 in Los Angeles, California). Norma Shearer, the daughter of a wealthy Montréal businessman, landed her debut role at MGM in 1920 after a successful modelling career in New York City.

  9. Norma Shearer - Turner Classic Movies|118297/Norma-Shearer

    Producer, executive. Born on May 30, 1899 with congenital heart defect in Brooklyn; married from September 29, 1927 until his death on September 14, 1936 of lobar pneumonia; nicknamed 'The Boy Wonder' and 'The Oracle' for his rapid rise to executive status and his ability to produce hit films.

  10. Norma Shearer - Wikiwand

    Edith Norma Shearer was a Canadian-American actress who was active on film from 1919 through 1942. Shearer often played spunky, sexually liberated ingénues. She appeared in adaptations of Noël Coward, Eugene O'Neill, and William Shakespeare, and was the first five-time Academy Award acting nominee, winning Best Actress for The Divorcee .

  11. Norma Shearer - Rotten Tomatoes

    Lowest Rated: 40% Idiot's Delight (1939) Birthday: Aug 10, 1902. Birthplace: Montréal, Québec, Canada. A child model and bit player in New York-based films whose appearance in "The Stealers ...