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July 29, 1885
Theda Bara was the stage name and later legal name of Theodosia
Burr Goodman, an American silent film actress. Movie executives made
promotional claims that her stage name was chosen because it is an
anagram for "Arab Death."
In reality, "Theda" was a childhood nickname for Theodosia.
"Bara" apparently was a shortened form of her maternal
grandmother's maiden name, Baranger.
Death: April 13, 1955 (age 69)
The actress died of stomach cancer in Los Angeles, California.
Where are they buried?
- San Fernando Mission Cemetery, Los Angeles, California
- Laurel Land Memorial Park, Fort Worth, Texas
- Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Glendale, California