Definition of Swanson, Gloria in US English:

Swanson, Gloria

proper noun

  • (1899–1983), US actress; born Gloria May Josephine Svensson. She was a major star of silent movies, such as Sadie Thompson (1928), but is chiefly known for her performance as the fading movie star in Sunset Boulevard (1950).

Pronunciation

Swanson, Gloria

/ˈswänsən/