Norma Shearer

Norma Shearer
1902 - 1983

Norma Shearer  Canadian Actress


Edith Norma Shearer (August 10, 1902 – June 12, 1983) was a Canadian-American actress, and a major Hollywood star from 1925 through 1942. Her early films cast her as a spunky ingenue, but in the Pre-Code film era, she played sexually liberated women....

Confirmed Relationships14
Longest Relationship41 yrs, 10 mths
Average Relationship Length3 yrs, 8 mths
Rumored Relationships10
First Name Norma
Middle Name Norma
Last Name Shearer
Maiden Name Shearerr
Full Name at Birth Edith Norma Shearer
Alternative Name Queen Norma, The First Lady Of MGM, Norma Shearerr, Norma Shearer, Edith Norma Shearer
Age 80 (age at death) years
Birthday 10th August, 1902
Birthplace Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died 12th June, 1983
Place of Death Woodland Hills, California
Cause of Death Pneumonia
Height 5' 1" (155 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Light
Distinctive Feature She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame The First Lady of MGM
Year(s) Active 1919–1942
Official Websites,,,
Father Andrew shearer, Andrew Shearer
Mother Edith Shearer
Brother Douglas Shearer
Sister Athole Shearer
Friend Merle Oberon, Jean Harlow, Jack Conway, Virginia Conway, Sam Wood, Chico Marx, Janet Leigh, Myrna Loy
Pets Cats
Favorite Places Montreal, Chicago, Paris, Los Angeles, New York City, London
Favorite Colors Black, White, Red, Yellow, Green, Blue, Orange, Golden, Grey, Brown
Favorite Accessories Jewellery, Boas, Hats
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Partner Comparison

Norma Shearer80 LeoActress
Martin Arrouge85 AriesRelative
Howard Hughes70 CapricornBusiness
Mickey Rooney93 VirgoActor
George Raft85 LibraActor
David Niven74 PiscesActor
James Stewart89 TaurusActor
Clark Gable59 AquariusActor
Humphrey Bogart57 CapricornActor
John F. Kennedy46 GeminiHead of State
Robert Montgomery77 TaurusActor
Johnny Mack Brown70 VirgoActor
Irving Thalberg37 AriesFilm/TV Producer
Malcolm McGregor52 LibraActor
John Gilbert38 CancerActor
Freddie Bartholomew67 AriesActor
Jack Conway65 CancerDirector
William Haines73 CapricornActor
Douglas Fairbanks Jr.90 SagittariusActor
Victor Fleming59 PiscesDirector
Ben Lyon78 AquariusActor
Alfred G. Vanderbilt87 VirgoSocialite
Monta Bell67 AquariusFilm Director
Burgess Meredith89 ScorpioActor
Howard Hawks81 GeminiDirector
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Irving Jr.
Male24th August, 193085 years old
Female193581 years old

Onscreen Matchups


Her Cardboard Lover1942 Consuelo Croyden Movie
We Were Dancing1942 Victoria Anastasia 'Vicki' Wilomirska Movie
Escape1940 Countess von Treck Movie
Idiot's Delight1939 Irene Fellara Movie
The Women1939 Mrs. Stephen Haines - Mary Movie
Marie Antoinette1938 Marie Antoinette Movie
Romeo and Juliet1936 Juliet - Daughter to Capulet Movie
Riptide1934 Mary Movie
The Barretts of Wimpole Street1934 Elizabeth Barrett Movie
Smilin' Through1932 Kathleen (credited), Moonyeen (uncredited) Movie
Strange Interlude1932 Nina Leeds Movie
A Free Soul1931 Jan Ashe Movie
Private Lives1931 Amanda Movie
Strangers May Kiss1931 Lisbeth Movie
The Stolen Jools1931 Owner of Stolen Jewels Short Film
The Christmas Party1931 Norma Shearer (uncredited) Short Film
Let Us Be Gay1930 Kitty Brown Movie
The Divorcee1930 Jerry Movie
The Last of Mrs. Cheyney1929 Fay Cheyney Movie
The Trial of Mary Dugan1929 Mary Elizabeth Dugan Movie
Their Own Desire1929 Lally Movie
A Lady of Chance1928 Dolly Morgan aka Angel Face Movie
The Actress1928 Rose Trelawny Movie
The Latest from Paris1928 Ann Dolan Movie
The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg1927 Kathi Movie
After Midnight1927 Mary Miller Movie
The Demi-Bride1927 Criquette Movie
The Devil's Circus1926 Mary Movie
The Waning Sex1926 Nina Duane Movie
Upstage1926 Dolly Haven Movie
Lady of the Night1925 Molly Helmer, Florence Banning Movie
Pretty Ladies1925 Frances White Movie
A Slave of Fashion1925 Katherine Emerson Movie
His Secretary1925 Ruth Lawrence Movie
The Tower of Lies1925 Glory or Goldie Movie
Excuse Me1925 Marjorie Newton Movie
Waking Up the Town1925 Mary Ellen Hope Movie
He Who Gets Slapped1924 Consuelo Movie
Broadway After Dark1924 Rose Dulane Movie
The Snob1924 Nancy Claxton Movie
The Wolf Man1924 Elizabeth Gordon Movie
Blue Water1924 Lillian Denton Movie
Broken Barriers1924 Grace Durland Movie
Empty Hands1924 Claire Endicott Movie
The Trail of the Law1924 Jerry Vardon Movie
A Clouded Name1923 Marjorie Dare Movie
The Devil's Partner1923 Jeanne Movie
Lucretia Lombard1923 Mimi Winship (as Norma Sherer) Movie
Man and Wife1923 Dora Perkins Movie
Pleasure Mad1923 Elinor Benton Movie
The Wanters1923 Marjorie Movie
The End of the World1922 Movie
The Bootleggers1922 Helen Barnes Movie
Channing of the Northwest1922 Jess Driscoll Movie
The Leather Pushers1922 Rose Del Mar (Round Five, First Series) Movie
The Man Who Paid1922 Jeanne Thornton Movie
Taming of the Shrewd, The1922 Rose Del Mar Movie
The Flapper1920 Schoolgirl (uncredited) Movie
The Restless Sex1920 Movie
Way Down East1920 Barn Dancer (uncredited) Movie
The Stealers1920 Julie Martin Movie
Torchy's Millions1920 Movie
The Star Boarder1919 Big V Beauty Squad Member (uncredited) Short Film
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Comments on Norma Shearer

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wjerryzOct 13, 2015

Very beautiful and talented. One of my favorite actresses

ginababeAug 17, 2010

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Norma Shearer!!!

buntingAug 16, 2010

PERFECTION , God Bless You Norma Shearer !!

goodgollyAug 22, 2009

I love Norma but a lot of those connections are just plain wrong. Howard Hawks was married to her sister! JFK? No way! Someone needs to correct this stuff but I don`t think I can because I just registered.

kay21Apr 11, 2008

i love norman shearer she did so much for the sexual liberation of women in the early movies, she`s a true feminist hero

Victoria JarvisSep 14, 2007

Norma was not a blonde, but a burnished brunette. She was a remarkable actress with a slim, ethereal presence and real talent. Very, very intelligent woman whose talents far exceed average actresses. She was Irving Thalberg`s wife, also. Read her history. Charm, exquisite acting genius and luminescent femininity that was seamless and literate.

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