Pola Negri in Loves of an Actress (1928). Pola Negri was a Polish stage and film actress who achieved worldwide fame during the silent and golden eras of Hollywood and European film for her tragedienne and femme fatale roles. Born: January 3, 1897, Lipno, Lipno County, Poland Died: August 1, 1987, San Antonio, TX.
Pola Negri (1897 – 1987) was a Polish stage and film actress who achieved worldwide fame for her tragedienne and femme fatale roles from the 1910s through the 1940s during the Golden Era of Hollywood film. She was the first European film star to be invited to Hollywood, and became a great American star.