Birth Name: Anita Page
Birth Place: Flushing, New York, USA
Death Place: Van Nuys, California, USA
Anita Page was born Anita Evelyn Pomares in Flushing, NY on Aug. 4, 1910 and broke into the movies while still a teen. After undertaking some modelling assignments, her picture was spotted by an agent. This led to Page making some uncredited appearances - including 1926's "Love 'Em and Leave 'Em," co-starring Louise Brooks, and the comic short "Beach Nuts," which was lensed in Cuba - before being offered contracts by both Paramount and MGM. She signed a seven-year contract with the latter, which included a starting salary of $3,000 a week. The company paired her with established leading men like William "Billy" Haines in "Telling the World" (1928) and Lon Chaney in "While the City Sleeps" (1...