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Sarah Bernhardt, the world's first A-list actress

StarsInsider Logo By Stars Insider of StarsInsider | Slide 1 of 36: Eccentric, inimitable, and oh so boho, Sarah Bernhardt was the world's first international stage star. Born in France, she's hailed as one of the greatest actresses of all time. A 19th-century A-lister, Bernhardt also flirted with motion pictures, was one of the first prominent actresses to make sound recordings, and was a gifted artist and writer.Yet her fame has somewhat evaporated with time. Click through the following gallery and rediscover one of the best-known figures in the history of stage.You may also like: 10 countries with exceptionally beautiful women

Sarah Bernhardt, the world's first A-list actress

Eccentric, inimitable, and oh so boho, Sarah Bernhardt was the world's first international stage star. Born in France, she's hailed as one of the greatest actresses of all time. A 19th-century A-lister, Bernhardt also flirted with motion pictures, was one of the first prominent actresses to make sound recordings, and was a gifted artist and writer.

Yet her fame has somewhat evaporated with time. Click through the following gallery and rediscover one of the best-known figures in the history of stage.

You may also like: 10 countries with exceptionally beautiful women

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