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.
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