Loretta Young

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Loretta Young
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Born Gretchen Young
Januar 6, 1913(1913-01-06)
Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
Died August 12, 2000(2000-08-12) (aged 87)
Los Angeles, Californie, U.S.
Restin place
Holy Cross Cemetery
Thrift Actress, sangster
Years active 1917–2000
Releegion Roman Catholic
Hauf-marrae(s) Grant Withers
(m. 1930; annulled 1931)

Tom Lewis
(m. 1940; div. 1969)

Jean Louis
(m. 1993–97)
Childer
Relatives Polly Ann Young (sister)
Sally Blane (sister)
Georgiana Young (sister)

Loretta Young (January 6, 1913 – August 12, 2000) wis an American actress. Stairtin as a bairn actress, she haed a lang an varied career in film frae 1917 tae 1953. She wan the 1948 Academy Awaird for Best Actress for her role in the 1947 film The Farmer's Daughter an received an Oscar nomination for her role in Come to the Stable in 1949. Young muived tae the relatively new medium o televeesion, whaur she haed a dramatic anthology series, The Loretta Young Show, frae 1953 tae 1961. The series earned three Emmy Awairds an wis rerun successfully on daytime TV an later in syndication. In the 1980s Young returned tae the smaw screen an wan a Golden Globe for her role in Christmas Eve in 1986. Young, a devout Roman Catholic,[1][2] wirked wi various Catholic charities efter her actin career.[1][3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Laufenberg, Norbert B. (2005). Entertainment Celebrities. Trafford Publishing. p. 863. ISBN 1-4120-5335-8. 
  2. Davis, Ronald L. (2001). Duke: The Life and Image of John Wayne. University of Oklahoma Press. p. 47. ISBN 0-8061-3329-5. 
  3. Lowe, Denise (2005). An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Women In Early American Films, 1895–1930. Psychology Press. p. 585. ISBN 0-7890-1843-8.