Greta Nissen

Greta Nissen
1906 - 1988

Greta Nissen  Norwegian Actress


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Greta Nissen was previously married to Weldon Heyburn (1932 - 1936).


Norwegian Actress Greta Nissen was born Greta Ruzt-Nissen on 30th January, 1906 in Oslo, Norway and passed away on 15th May 1988 Montecito, California, USA aged 82. She is most remembered for The Wanderer (1925), The Lucky Lady (1926), The Luck of a Sailor (1934). Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Greta Nissen is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American stage actors and American silent film actors.


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First Name Greta
Last Name Nissen
Full Name at Birth Greta Ruzt-Nissen
Alternative Name Greta Rutz-Nissen
Age 82 (age at death) years
Birthday 30th January, 1906
Birthplace Oslo, Norway
Died 15th May, 1988
Place of Death Montecito, California, USA
Cause of Death Parkinson's disease
Buried Cremated
Height 5' 4½" (164 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality Norwegian
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame The Wanderer (1925), The Lucky Lady (1926), The Luck of a Sailor (1934)

Greta Nissen (born Grethe Rüzt-Nissen, 30 January 1906 – 15 May 1988) was a Norwegian-American film and stage actress.

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Greta Nissen82 AquariusActress
Weldon Heyburn47 VirgoActor


Danger in Paris1937Vanda MuroffMovie
Honours Easy1935Ursula BartonMovie
Hired Wife1934Vivian MathewsMovie
The Luck of a Sailor1934Queen HelenaMovie
Life in the Raw1933BelleMovie
Melody Cruise1933Elsa Von RaderMovie
Red Wagon1933ZaraMovie
Best of Enemies1933The BlondeMovie
The Circus Queen Murder1933Josie La TourMovie
Spy 771933Marchesa Marcella GaldiMovie
Rackety Rax1932VoineMovie
Silent Witness1932Nora SelmerMovie
The Unwritten Law1932Fifi La RueMovie
Ambassador Bill1931Countess IlkaMovie
Transatlantic1931Sigrid CarlineMovie
Women of All Nations1931ElsaMovie
Good Sport1931Peggy BumsMovie
The Butter and Egg Man1928Mary MartinMovie
Blonde or Brunette1927FannyMovie
Blind Alleys1927Maria d'Alvarez KirbyMovie
The Lady of the Harem1926PervanehMovie
The Love Thief1926Princess Flavia Eugenia MarieMovie
The Lucky Lady1926AntoinetteMovie
The Popular Sin1926La Belle ToulaiseMovie
Ebberöds bank1926Movie
In the Name of Love1925Marie DufrayneMovie
The King on Main Street1925Thérèse ManixMovie
Lost: A Wife1925Charlotte RandolphMovie
The Wanderer1925Tisha (as Grete Ruzt-Nissen)Movie
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