Birth Name: Barbara Apolonia Chalupiec
Born: 3 January 1897 Died: 1 August 1987
Country of origin: Poland
Height: 5' 0"
Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
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About: Pola Negri was born in Poland and moved to Warsaw as a young child. Living in poverty with her mother, a teenage Pola auditioned and was accepted to the Imperial Ballet. Due to an illness which ended her dancing career, she soon switched to the Warsaw Imperial Academy of Dramatic Arts and became an actress. By 17, she was a star on the stage in Warsaw, but World War I would soon change the theater scene. Without the theater, Pola turned to films. With her new career in pictures and her stage suc ... (more)