Greta Nissen
Date of Birth
Jan 30, 1905
Birth Place:
Oslo, Norway

Biography

Blonde Norwegian star Greta Nissen is mostly remembered for a role she didn't play; or, rather, a role that was eventually re-filmed with someone else. The daughter of an army officer and a child prodigy of sorts, Nissen (born Grethe Rutz-Nissen) made her professional debut appearing as a member of the corps de ballet at Copenhagen's Royal Theater. She was all of six years old and reportedly...