Actress, Producer, Writer
Born: May 22, 1879
Star sign: Gemini
Height: 5' 3" (1.6 m)
Known for: Salomé (1922), Blood and Sand (1941), Since You Went Away (1944), Madame Peacock (1920)
The grand, highly flamboyant Russian star Alla Nazimova of Hollywood silent films lived an equally grand, flamboyant life off-camera, though her legendary status has not held up as firmly as that of a Rudolph Valentino today. Alla Nazimova was born Miriam Edez Adelaida Leventon in 1879, in Yalta, Crimea, in the Russian Empire, to Jewish parents, ...