Theda Bara

Theda Bara bio

Birth Name: Theodosia Burr Goodman

Occupation: Movie Actress

Place Of Birth: Cincinnati

Date Of Birth: July 29, 1885

Date Of Death: April 7, 1955

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Theda Bara was born on the 29th of July, 1885. She was popular for being a Movie Actress. She became Hollywood’s first sex symbol after playing the title character in Cleopatra.

Theda Bara was born in Cincinnati. She made her Broadway debut in 1908 and began shooting films on the East Coast, quickly becoming the definitive vamp actress. She attained the heights of fame for her femme fatale roles as much as for her publicity. Her stage name was an anagram for Arab Death, posing in her pictures with snakes and skulls.

Theda Bara was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Theda Bara was born in 1880s.

Theodosia Burr Goodman is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Theda’s Theodosia Burr Goodman attended Walnut Hills High School and University of Cincinnati.


Theda Bara’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Theda Bara’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Theda Bara kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Theda Bara was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Theodosia Burr Goodman
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Theda Bara was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Theda Bara was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Theda Bara had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Theda Bara’s birth sign is Leo and she had a ruling planet of Sun.

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