Nita Naldi Overview:

Actress, Nita Naldi, was born Mary Nonna Dooley on Nov 13, 1894 in New York City, NY. Naldi died at the age of 66 on Feb 17, 1961 in New York City, NY .



She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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A Tribute to

By Silentfilmfanatic on Aug 10, 2013 From Noir and Chick Flicks

A Tribute to When actress came on the scene, the day of the serious vamp was ending. Theda Bara had retired in 1919, and fellow vamps Valeska Surratt, Virginia Pearson, and Louis Glaum were also fading away. Nita was one of those women who bridged the gap between the vamp an... Read full article

"Looks like" Carrie Fisher.

By Dawn on Sep 23, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

, (March 1895 – February 17, 1961). Was one of the most successful actresses in Hollywood during the "Roaring Twenties. She often performed in the role of the "femme fatale". Carrie Fisher (born October 21, 1956). Born in Beverly Hills, California, the daughter of singer Eddie Fis... Read full article

By Dawn on May 4, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

, was one of the most successful actresses in Hollywood during the "Roaring Twenties", she was often cast in the role of the femme fatale. Nita first performce was in a short film with comedian Johnny Dooley. Naldi quit after finding out he was involved with another woman. She was offered ... Read full article

: a vamp / : the vamp

By L? on Nov 30, -0001 From Critica Retro

: a vamp / : the vamp Nita Naldi. Que nome perfeito para uma estrela de cinema. Se a d?cada de 1910 teve Theda Bara, os anos 20 tiveram como a vamp perfeita. Com um rosto belo e expressivo e cabelo escuro, Nita costumava interpretar mulheres ex?ticas. Para ela, e ... Read full article

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Had a fake Italian ancestry story cooked up by press agents, much like Theda Bara's Egyptian childhood story.

Was considered Theda Bara's successor.

The press thought Naldi had gained too much weight before she started filming "A Sainted Devil". Naldi claimed to lose 23lbs and the critics backed off. However as her weight fluctuated over the years the press was extremely harsh, claiming she weighed 210lbs in 1941.

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