US silent film actress
1885 – Born on the 29th of July in the Avondale section of Cincinnati, Ohio.
1899-1903 – Attended Walnut Hills High School and lived at Hutchins Avenue.
1908 – Worked in theatre productions mainly but did explore other projects, moving to New York City.
– She made her Broadway debut in The Devil.
1914 – Her film debut was a bit part in The Stain.
1915-1919 – She was promoted so heavily that when the studios dropped off their support.
1921 – Married British-born American film director Charles Brabin.
1926 – She retired from film all together.
– Played the role as CleopatraBara was the first sex symbol of that era.
1955 – She died of stomach cancer in 7th of April in Los Angeles, California.
1994 – Honored with her image on a United States postage stamp designed by caricaturist Al Hirschfeld.
Theda Bara has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.