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March 27, 2012

Happy Birthday to Gloria Swanson, born March 27, 1897

Swanson was a prominent silent film actress.  Unfortunately, many of her films, including those which received the greatest critical acclaim, have not survived.  Later in her career, she became known for her portrayal of Nora Desmond, a caricature of an aging silent film star, in Sunset Boulevard.

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