Greta Garbo, 18 Sept. 1905 – 15 April 1990, born Greta Lovisa Gustafsson, Swedish film actress, Hollywood and international legend. Retired 1941 at 35. Offered many opportunities to return to the screen, declining all. She lived a private life in New York, shunning publicity. Garbo invested wisely and left her entire estate, $32,042,429—$57,000,000 by 2013 rates—to her niece, Gray Reisfield. Her ashes are buried in Sweden.