Great Moments in Riley History by Egantx7

Question 7

David once claimed that, while window shopping in New York, he literally ran into this woman, almost knocking her over. In 1954, 13 years after retiring, she was given an honorary Oscar, but this notable recluse never came to the ceremony. A noted art collector in later life, this Swedish born actress made her American debut in the 1926 silent film Torrent. She was the star of the 1932 Best Picture Grand Hotel, and went on to play the title characters in Mata Hari (1931), Anna Karenina (1935), and Ninotchka (1939). Identify this actress who was able to jump from silent film to talkies, but preferred to be left alone in solitude.

Greta Garbo (Greta Lovisa Gustafsson)