Alla Nazimova
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1879
Birth Place:
Yalta, Russia


Alla Nazimova was a legend of the Russian and American stages in the early part of the century who went on to star in numerous Hollywood films. As a child, Nazimova studied music at the St. Petersburg Conservatory and at Odessa where she became an excellent violinist. Later she studied acting with Stanislavsky before emigrating to the U.S. in 1905 to work on Broadway where she became one of the...