Edith Norma Shearer (August 10, 1902 – Juin 12, 1983) wis a Canadian-American actress an Hollywood starn frae 1925 throu 1942. Her early films cast her as a spunky ingenue, but in the pre-Code film era, she played sexually liberatit weemen. She excelled in drama, comedy, an period roles. She gae well-received performances in adaptations o Noël Coward, Eugene O'Neill, an William Shakespeare. She wis nominatit sax times for the Academy Awaird for Best Actress an wan ance, for her performance in the 1930 film The Divorcee.
Publicity photo, circa 1930.
|Born||Edith Norma Shearer|
11 August 1902
Montreal, Quebec, Canadae
|Died||12 Juin 1983 (aged 80)|
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, Californie, U.S,
Cause o daith
|Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale|
(m. 1927; d. 1936)
|Childer||Irving Jr. (1930–1987)|
|Relatives||Athole Shearer (sister)|
Douglas Shearer (brither)
- Donnelley, Paul (2005). Fade to Black: A Book of Movie Obituaries (3 ed.). Omnibus Press. p. 848. ISBN 1-844-49430-6.
- Some soorces gie August 10. August 11 per "Norma Shearer". The Canadian Encyclopedia (Historica Canada). Retrieved 5 August 2016. an c. August 11 per "Norma Shearer Biography: Film Actress (c. 1902–1983)". Biography.com (FYI / A&E Networks). Retrieved 5 August 2016.
- Shipman, David. The Great Movie Stars: The Golden Years. Crown Publishers, 1970. p. 487-492