Barbara Apolonia Chalupiec
|Born||Jan 3, 1897|
|Died||Aug 1, 1987|
San Antonio, TX
|Age||Died at 90|
|Final Resting PlaceCalvary Cemetery|
|Job||Actress, author, singer|
|Years active||1914-1944, 1964|
|Top Roles||Violetta Duclos, Countess Elnora Natatorini, Germaine Morris, Catherine, Madame Habib|
|Top Genres||Drama, Romance, Comedy, Silent Films, Film Adaptation, Adventure|
|Top Topics||Based on Play, Book-Based, Monster|
|Top Collaborators||Ernst Lubitsch (Director), Adolphe Menjou, Emil Jannings, Guy Oliver|
|Shares birthday with||Ray Milland, Marion Davies, Anna May Wong see more..|
Pola Negri Overview:
Legendary actress, Pola Negri, was born Barbara Apolonia Chalupiec on Jan 3, 1897 in Lipno, Poland. Negri died at the age of 90 on Aug 1, 1987 in San Antonio, TX and was laid to rest in Calvary Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA.
MINI BIO:Dark-haired Polish actress who came to Hollywood in 1922, and became on of its most flamboyant but likeable stars. Paraded down Sunset Boulevard with a tiger on a leash, enjoyed tempestuous affairs with Charlie Chaplin and Rudolph Valentino among others, and played vamps wholeheartedly. An unwitting Mae West of the silent screen. Died from pneumonia. (Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Stars).
HONORS and AWARDS:.
She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Pola Negri's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #11 on Apr 2, 1928. Negri was never nominated for an Academy Award.
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By Fritzi Kramer on September 15, 2014 in Blog, Humor, Silent Movie Rules Asking countesses (particularly if they are played by ) to see their tattoo is never a good idea. First of all, Pola is perfectly capable of walloping you. Second, it’s none of your darn business. (If you are w... Read full article
: Hollywood’s First Femme Fataleon May 26, 2014 From Journeys in Classic Film
was an actress who lifted herself up by her bootstraps, away from a world of poverty in Warsaw. ?Along the way, she became identified with the excesses of Hollywood in the silent era, a moniker that’s stuck with her into today’s day and age. ?If you’re looking for eviden... Read full article
Silent Stars Sing: sings Tango NotturnoBy Movies, Silently on Mar 22, 2013 From Movies Silently
Click on the player to hear sing the title song of the 1937 film Tango Notturno. Download: PolaNegriRudolphValentino-TangoNotturno.mp3 Popular Tags1920 1921 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 About Silent Movies Action Adventure Actor Article Biography Book Cecil B ... Read full article
Silent Movie Star Mini Biography:By Movies, Silently on Mar 4, 2013 From Movies Silently
Still causing controversy after all these years… (1897-1987) Country of birth: Poland Birth name:?Barbara Apolonia Chalupiec The basics: Raised in poverty, was a trained ballerina whose dancing career was ended by tuberculosis. Negri tried her hand at acting, made her fil... Read full article
and Rudolph Valentino: Birds of Paradise in LoveBy FlickChick on Jun 18, 2011 From A Person in the Dark
& Rudolph Valentino by Federico Beltr?n Masses Should two of the silent era's most glamorous, exotic stars have had a dignified, low-profile romance? Back in the day, running almost parallel with Garbo and Gilbert (called Gilbo or Garbert by the press -and we thought we were so witty ... Read full article
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Pola Negri Quotes:
Madame Habib: Everybody lies when it serves their purpose, even the stars
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