Back to :- Hollywood Forever - Celebrity Graves.
Final Resting Place of Norma Talmadge.
26th.May 1893 - 24th.December 1957
Located in the front left of the Abbey of the Psalms, Sanctuary of Eternal Love, the Talmadge room
Also contains her sisters Constance and Natalie.
Cause of Death - Stroke.
She was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, the daughter of Fred and Margaret "Peg" Talmadge. Her younger sisters were Constance Talmadge and Natalie
Talmadge. Norma began her career as a model for illustrated slides. Her mother, Peg, encouraged her to become a motion picture actress. She had her first screen success in the small role of the seamstress in the silent movie A Tale of Two Cities (1911).
She married influential movie executive Joseph Schenck, who set his wife up with her own production company. After filming the notorious DuBarry, Woman of Passion (1930), Norma Talmadge retired a wealthy woman. She died in Las Vegas, Nevada, at age 64.