Greta Garbo: Old Hollywood's most mysterious star
The legendary actress was born on September 18, 1905
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Greta Garbo is remembered as one of the great stars of the Golden Age of Hollywood. She was undoubtedly talented and beautiful, but it was her status as an enigma that truly left an impression. Her air of mystery added layers to her performances and created a media obsession. The reclusive and private actress rarely spoke to interviewers or gave out any personal details.
She was rumored to have had affairs with women, dressed as a boy, and worked as a spy during World War II. Garbo never spoke up to confirm or deny any of the stories that circulated about her, leaving us all to draw our own conclusions. She left us with so little information that we can continue to enjoy the magic and mystery that surrounds her forever.
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