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Anna Sten

Anna Sten (1908 – 1993) was a Russian silent film actress and Hollywood movie star.
She studied at the Russian Film Academy and joined the Moscow Art Theater.
She appeared in several Russian silent films and with the German movie “The Brothers Karamazov “(1931) Anna came to the attention of Samuel Goldwyn who was looking for a foreign-born actress that he could build up as the rival of (and possible successor to) Greta Garbo.