This Swedish beauty had immigrated to the United States when she was 20. Even though Greta Garbo could not even speak English, she have managed to become a worldwide known sex symbol.
At the same time, she did not like publicity. Except at the start of her career, the actress signed no autographs, attended no premieres, answered no fan mail, and granted no interviews.
Katharine was not just a very popular Hollywood actress who influenced the cinema industry. Her legacy also extends to fashion. The beautiful actress was the first woman to start wearing trousers. It was a radical move for a woman back then.
Katharine died at the age of 96. Even though her hair turned gray, she managed to remain talent, excellent style, and self-confidence until her very last day.
Better Davis was a beautiful woman with unforgettable eyes. Thanks to her unique looks and a sense of purpose, she turned into one of the most successful Warner Brothers actresses by the age of 30. She was the first person in the cinema history nominated for Academy Awards ten times.
Yet another beauty from Sweden, Ingrid Bergman became famous after playing a role in the 1939 film “Intermezzo”.
Over the course of her career, the actress was nominated for numerous cinema awards, including three Academy Awards and four Golden Globe Awards. Ingrid Bergman played her last role in the 1982 television mini series A Woman Called Gold. She died in 1982 of breast cancer.
Veronica Lake was the sex symbol of the 1940s. The woman with amazing blond hair made long haircuts popular. Eventually, she became one of the most known actresses of the Golden Age of Hollywood.
Veronica Lake ended her career in cinema rather early to play on a Broadway stage instead. The actress tragically died of acute hepatitis and acute kidney injury in 1973.