JETTA GOUDAL (1891-1985) Goudal was born Juliette Goudeket into an affluent Jewish family in Amsterdam. Her father was a diamond cutter. After WW1 she emigrated to New York where she began to pass herself off as Parisienne. She began on Broadway in 1921, before transitioning to films, first in New York and then, soon after, in Los Angeles. Her break came in 1923 in a film called The Bright Shawl.