Sunset Boulevard (movie)

1950 film by Billy Wilder

Sunset Boulevard is a 1950 movie. It stars Gloria Swanson as a fading silent screen star, Erich von Stroheim as her butler and William Holden as a screenwriter. The film was nominated for eleven Academy Awards and won three.

Andrew Lloyd Webber created the musical in 1993. Patti LuPone was the first starring actress, later followed by Glenn Close, Betty Buckley and Elaine Paige.