She is considered one of the greatest female stars of all time , and films such as "Mata Hari", "Grand Hotel", "Camille" or "Ninotchka" are film icons.
Greta Garbo was born on September 18, 1905, in Stockholm, Sweden. A reclusive star, Garbo began her career in Europe before coming to the United States to work for MGM when she was 19. Her sensual, mysterious look made her a hit with American audiences, both in silent and sound films before World War II.
Garbo was nominated three times for the Academy Award for Best Actress and received an Academy Honorary Award in 1954 for her "luminous and unforgettable screen performances."
Despite her timeless beauty and mysterious charisma, she was declared a "Box Office Poison" and retired to private life.
"The Divine" died on 15 April 1990 in New York.