Norma Shearer

Norma Shearer
1902 - 1983

Norma Shearer  Canadian Actress

Norma Shearer passed away on 12th Jun 1983 aged 80. Her last relationship was when Martin Arrouge and Norma Shearer were married for 40 years before Norma Shearer died aged 80.

Relationships

Norma Shearer was previously married to Martin Arrouge (1941 - 1983) and Irving Thalberg (1927 - 1936).

She was also in relationships with George Raft (1940 - 1941), Howard Hughes (1940), Mickey Rooney (1940 - present), David Niven (1939 - present), James Stewart (1938), Clark Gable (1930 - present), Humphrey Bogart (1930 - present), John F. Kennedy (1930), Robert Montgomery (1929), Johnny Mack Brown (1928), Malcolm McGregor (1925 - present), John Gilbert (1924), Douglas Fairbanks Jr. , Ben Lyon ( - present), Alfred G. Vanderbilt ( - present), Monta Bell ( - present), Burgess Meredith ( - present), Howard Hawks ( - present), Freddie Bartholomew ( - present), Jack Conway ( - present) and William Haines.

Norma Shearer is rumoured to have hooked up with Victor Fleming.

Norma Shearer had 2 children, Irving Jr. (86) and Katherine (81).

About

Norma Shearer is a 80 year old Canadian Actress. Born Edith Norma Shearer on 10th August, 1902 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, she is famous for The First Lady of MGM in a career that spans 1919–1942. Her zodiac sign is Leo.

Norma Shearer was in 6 on-screen matchups, notably with Leslie Howard in Romeo and Juliet (1936), Clark Gable in Strange Interlude (1932), Ralph Forbes in The Actress (1928), Ramon Novarro in The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg (1927) and Robert Taylor in Her Cardboard Lover (1942).

Norma Shearer is a member of the following lists: Jewish female models, Actresses from Montreal and Canadian silent film actresses.

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Confirmed Relationships23
Longest Relationship91 yrs, 9 mths
Shortest Relationship1 yr
Average Relationship Length20 yrs, 6 mths
Rumored Relationships1
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 www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=1994, www.nndb.com/people/813/000063624/, www.imdb.com/name/nm0790454/, www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/176586%7C118297/Norma-Shearer/
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

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. She excelled in drama, in comedy, and in period roles. She gave well-received performances in adaptations of Noël Coward, Eugene O'Neill, and William Shakespeare. She was nominated six times for the Academy Award for Best Actress and won once, for her performance in the 1930 film The Divorcee.

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Partner Comparison

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

NameGenderBornAge
Irving Jr.Male24th August, 193086 years old
KatherineFemale193581 years old

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Her Cardboard Lover1942Consuelo CroydenMovie
We Were Dancing1942Victoria Anastasia 'Vicki' WilomirskaMovie
Escape1940Countess von TreckMovie
Idiot's Delight1939Irene FellaraMovie
The Women1939Mrs. Stephen Haines - MaryMovie
Marie Antoinette1938Marie AntoinetteMovie
Romeo and Juliet1936Juliet - Daughter to CapuletMovie
Riptide1934MaryMovie
The Barretts of Wimpole Street1934Elizabeth BarrettMovie
Smilin' Through1932Kathleen (credited), Moonyeen (uncredited)Movie
Strange Interlude1932Nina LeedsMovie
A Free Soul1931Jan AsheMovie
Private Lives1931AmandaMovie
Strangers May Kiss1931LisbethMovie
The Stolen Jools1931Owner of Stolen JewelsShort Film
The Christmas Party1931Norma Shearer (uncredited)Short Film
Let Us Be Gay1930Kitty BrownMovie
The Divorcee1930JerryMovie
The Last of Mrs. Cheyney1929Fay CheyneyMovie
The Trial of Mary Dugan1929Mary Elizabeth DuganMovie
Their Own Desire1929LallyMovie
A Lady of Chance1928Dolly Morgan aka Angel FaceMovie
The Actress1928Rose TrelawnyMovie
The Latest from Paris1928Ann DolanMovie
The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg1927KathiMovie
After Midnight1927Mary MillerMovie
The Demi-Bride1927CriquetteMovie
The Devil's Circus1926MaryMovie
The Waning Sex1926Nina DuaneMovie
Upstage1926Dolly HavenMovie
Lady of the Night1925Molly Helmer, Florence BanningMovie
Pretty Ladies1925Frances WhiteMovie
A Slave of Fashion1925Katherine EmersonMovie
His Secretary1925Ruth LawrenceMovie
The Tower of Lies1925Glory or GoldieMovie
Excuse Me1925Marjorie NewtonMovie
Waking Up the Town1925Mary Ellen HopeMovie
He Who Gets Slapped1924ConsueloMovie
Broadway After Dark1924Rose DulaneMovie
The Snob1924Nancy ClaxtonMovie
The Wolf Man1924Elizabeth GordonMovie
Blue Water1924Lillian DentonMovie
Broken Barriers1924Grace DurlandMovie
Empty Hands1924Claire EndicottMovie
The Trail of the Law1924Jerry VardonMovie
A Clouded Name1923Marjorie DareMovie
The Devil's Partner1923JeanneMovie
Lucretia Lombard1923Mimi Winship (as Norma Sherer)Movie
Man and Wife1923Dora PerkinsMovie
Pleasure Mad1923Elinor BentonMovie
The Wanters1923MarjorieMovie
The End of the World1922Movie
The Bootleggers1922Helen BarnesMovie
Channing of the Northwest1922Jess DriscollMovie
The Leather Pushers1922Rose Del Mar (Round Five, First Series)Movie
The Man Who Paid1922Jeanne ThorntonMovie
Taming of the Shrewd, The1922Rose Del MarMovie
The Flapper1920Schoolgirl (uncredited)Movie
The Restless Sex1920Movie
Way Down East1920Barn Dancer (uncredited)Movie
The Stealers1920Julie MartinMovie
Torchy's Millions1920Movie
The Star Boarder1919Big V Beauty Squad Member (uncredited)Short Film
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Posted commentsView all comments (10)

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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