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Legendary actress, Alla Nazimova, was born Mariam Leventon on May 22, 1879 in Yalta, Taurida Governorate. Nazimova died at the age of 66 on Jul 13, 1945 in Los Angeles, CA and was laid to rest in Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale) Cemetery in Glendale, CA.



She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Nazimova was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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By Dawn on Feb 10, 2011 From Noir and Chick Flicks

(May 22 1879 – 13 July 1945), was a Russian/American theater and film actress, screenwriter, and producer. She is perhaps best known as simply Nazimova, but also went under the name Alia Nasimoff. Nazimova has been portrayed in film three times. The first two were biographical fi... Read full article

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With her film career flourishing, she bought an imposing California Spanish home at 8080 Sunset Blvd., building a pool and landscaping the property's 3-1/2 acres. Named The Garden of Allah, the place became a popular place for the Hollywood elite. Eventually she lost the property, and when it became a residential hotel she took a small room in the house that had once been her home.

Stage actress and screenwriter.

Lived on the corner of Sunset Blvd. and North Crescent Heights Blvd. in what is now West Hollywood.

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