Alla Nazimova, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Alla Nazimova

Actress, screenwriter and producer

Date of Birth: 03-Jun-1879

Place of Birth: Yalta, Autonomous Republic of Crimea

Date of Death: 13-Jul-1945

Profession: screenwriter, actor, writer, stage actor, film producer, film actor

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Alla Nazimova

  • Alla Nazimova (Russian: ???? ????????, born Marem-Ides Leventon (Russian: ?????-???? ????????; June 3 [O.S.
  • May 22] , 1879 – July 13, 1945) was a Russian-American actress. On Broadway, she was noted for her work in the classic plays of Ibsen, Chekhov and Turgenev.
  • Her efforts at silent film production were less successful, but a few sound-film performances survive as a record of her art. Nazimova openly conducted relationships with women, and her mansion on Hollywood's Sunset Boulevard was believed to be the scene of outlandish parties.
  • She is credited with having originated the phrase "sewing circle" as a discreet code for lesbian or bisexual actresses.

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