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Greta Nissen
Birth: Jan. 30, 1906, Norway
Death: May 17, 1988
Montecito
Santa Barbara County
California, USA

Actress. Born Grethe Rutz-Nissen, she studied dance and wanted to enter an appropriate career. After some successful attempts as a dancer she made her film debut in the Danish movie "Daarskab, dyd og driverter." (1923) Later Nissen played in well-known productions like "In the Name of Love," (1925) "The King on Main Street," (1925) "The Lucky Lady," (1926) "The Love Thief," (1926) and "Fazil." (1928) With the sound her career was in the end. Nissen was chosen and then replaced by Jean Harlow in "Hell's Angels" 1930. Because her Norwegian slang she wasn't qualified for the American movies any longer. Nissen died of bronchopneumonia. (bio by: MC) 
 
Burial:
Cremated
 
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Originally Created by: MC
Record added: Jul 15, 2004
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Greta Nissen
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