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Louise Brooks

(1906 – 1985)

  • Born in Cherryvale
  • Joined Denishawn modern dance company in 1922 in New York
  • Became popular silent film star
  • Popularized the bob haircut
  • Considered one of the first naturalistic actresses, she rarely smiled onscreen

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