Loretta Young

Actress Loretta Young

Loretta Young was an American actress. Starting as a child actress, she had a long and varied career in film from 1917 to 1953. She won the 1948 best actress Academy Award for her role in the 1947 film The Farmer's Daughter, and received an Oscar nomination for her role in Come to the Stable, in 1949. Young then moved to the relatively new medium of television, where she had a dramatic anthology series called The Loretta Young Show, from 1953 to 1961.
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Actress Patricia Hardy Dies at 80 - Hollywood Reporter
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After arriving in Los Angeles, she starred in such films as Girls in the Night (1953) and Don't Knock the Rock (1956) and in such TV series as Schlitz Playhouse (in an installment opposite James Dean), The Loretta Young Show, Lassie, Mike Hammer,
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Wilmington on Movies: Don't Be Afraid of the Dark - Movie City News
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Jim Hutton, later TV's “Ellery Queen,” played her more literal-minded husband — and the show was directed by John Newland, best known as the director of the '50s Loretta Young Show, and the director/host of the paranormal series (a contemporary of The
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One Tank Trip: 'Til Death Do Us Part' - Freeport Journal-Standard
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Call it Loretta Young meets Carol Burnett. This is part catechism class, part stand-up routine. It is an interactive comedy, one of the longest running shows in Chicago and the US theater history. The Journal-Standard | 27 S. State Ave
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Time in stitches - Tulsa World
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Three weeks after she was born, her parents decided to name her after Hollywood star Loretta Young. By the time she was 6, she was sewing, having learned on a Singer treadle machine, Eichelberger said. Her mother taught her and her older brother to
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Celebrity hairstylist, AIDS activist Guy Lawson dies at age 66 in LA - The Desert Sun
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Lawson also founded the Loretta Young-Louis Memorial Chapel at the hospital and raised $300000 in 2002 for its interior, Taylor said. Barry Dayton, spokesman for the Palm Springs-based Desert AIDS Project, said Lawson's relationships with the staff and
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Oh to Be Young, Conservative and Victim of Liberal Tyranny - TheTyee.ca
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But it was far from a propaganda tsunami: I recall the difficulty my parents had, in a script for The Loretta Young Show, to get them to cast a black man as a mail carrier. (The script, about the booming 1950s porn industry and its threat to teenagers,
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Orson Welles Movie Schedule: CITIZEN KANE, MR. ARKADIN, THE IMMORTAL STORY - Alt Film Guide (blog)
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Cast: Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young, Orson Welles. BW-95 mins. 3:15 PM JOURNEY INTO FEAR (1942) A munitions expert gets mixed up with gunrunners in Turkey. Dir: Norman Foster. Cast: Joseph Cotten, Dolores Del Rio, Ruth Warrick. BW-68 mins
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Cary Grant Movies List - Screen Junkies
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Loretta Young is lovely and amazing as the titular character, while screen veteran Monty Woolley gives a standout performance as Professor Wutheridge. “Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House” One of the best films of Grant's later career,
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Around Town: Sean Penn, Jean Harlow, Seth Green and more - Los Angeles Times
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Frank Capra directed Monday's film, the 1931 comedy "Platinum Blonde," which also stars Loretta Young and Robert Williams. On Sunday morning at the Wilder, UCLA presents a free screening of the 1960 Disney family film, "Toby Tyler" with Kevin Corcoran
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James and John Together Again - Liberty Vindicator
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The long career of James Arness began ironically not as a sheriff of Dodge City, but opposite the glamorous Loretta Young in "The Farmers Daughter" movie in 1947. You surely remember Arness's role in the classic sci-fi movie, "The Thing!" don't you?
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Captain America Breaks Office Records Puts Spell On Harry Potter - BSCkids
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Some of the popular actresses were Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Shirley Temple, and Loretta Young. Back when the stars were the draw of the box office, the stories had substance and were well written. I do think some of today's movies can't hold a
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Save the date: This week in celebrity wedding anniversaries - SunHerald.com
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They have one son, Kal-El. 1940 - actress Loretta Young and producer Tom Lewis, in Los Angeles. Thousands of Young's beloved fans showed up to wish her well during what was supposed to be a "small and intimate wedding ceremony
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Covenant House overwhelmed by 'Today' donations - Charleston Gazette
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In early May, she learned that Covenant House had been chosen, but she still wasn't supposed to tell anyone but a trusted few, like development director Loretta Young and property manager Phil Hainen. She needed their help. "Today" show producers asked
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Islander shares memories of family friend and neighbor, actor James Arness - Seattle Post Intelligencer
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Arness made his screen debut playing Loretta Young's brother in a feature film called "The Farmer's Daughter," which won the Academy Award that year. Horn was really mad at the time, Harrington said, delivering bags of fan mail to Arness at the beach
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Singer offers more than just his songs - The News Journal
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THE NEWS JOURNAL/WILLIAM BRETZGER Attending a Gus Mercante performance at a Wilmington home were (from left): Bob and Adele Blanchard of Wilmington, Candice Hegedus of West Chester and Loretta Young of Centreville. THE NEWS JOURNAL/WILLIAM BRETZGER
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Robert Mitchum saddles up - Los Angeles Times
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"Rachel and the Stranger," a charming three-hander written by Waldo Salt from a Howard Fast novel and costarring William Holden and Loretta Young, could be located only in 16 millimeter. The same was true of 1944's "Nevada," Mitchum's first starring
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Tilley family named Johnson County Farm Family of Year - Russellville Courier
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Harry and his wife of 44 years, Linda, have two children, Loretta Young, 40, and Michael Tilley, 43. Loretta is married to Danny Young and has a son, Ely, and still lives in the area. Michael lives in Fort Smith. The University of Arkansas Cooperative
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Peter Pace started free concerts in 1947 - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
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The Farmer's Daughter, with Loretta Young and Joseph Cotton, was showing at the Liberty in Exeter and Palace in Avoca. Exeter resident Vince Yanovitch was the golf pro for Whiteface Inn Golf Club at Lake Placid. Named a rising star in the sport,
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    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 2000
    Age 87
    Young died on August 12, 2000, from ovarian cancer, at the Santa Monica, California, home of her half-sister, Georgiana Montalbán (the wife of actor Ricardo Montalban), and was interred in the family plot in the Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, California.
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  • 1999
    Age 86
    Few in Hollywood were fooled by the ruse, and the child's true parentage was widely rumored in entertainment circles. Young refused to confirm or comment publicly on the rumors until 1999, when Joan Wester Anderson wrote Young's authorized biography.
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  • 1998
    Age 85
    However, in 2015, Linda Lewis, Young's daughter-in-law (and Christopher Lewis's wife) stated publicly that, in 1998, Young told Lewis that Gable had raped her; and that, though the two had flirted on set, there had been no affair and no intimate contact save for that one incident.
  • 1993
    Age 80
    She married fashion designer Jean Louis in 1993.
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  • 1988
    Age 75
    In 1988 she was awarded the Women in Film Crystal Award for outstanding women who, through their endurance and the excellence of their work, have helped to expand the role of women within the entertainment industry.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1962
    Age 49
    In the 1962–1963 television season, Young appeared as Christine Massey, a freelance magazine writer and mother of seven children, in CBS's The New Loretta Young Show.
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  • 1960
    Age 47
    Minus Young's introductions and conclusions, the series was rerun as the Loretta Young Theatre in daytime by NBC from 1960 to 1964.
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  • 1955
    Age 42
    At this time, Young's hospitalization, due to overwork towards the end of the second season, required that there be a number of guest hosts and guest stars; her first appearance in the 1955–56 season was for the Christmas show.
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  • 1953
    Age 40
    In 1953 she appeared in her last theatrical film, It Happens Every Thursday, a Universal comedy about a New York couple who move to California to take over a struggling weekly newspaper; her costar was John Forsythe.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1949
    Age 36
    In 1949 she received another Academy Award nomination for Come to the Stable.
  • 1948
    Age 35
    She won the 1948 best actress Academy Award for her role in the 1947 film The Farmer's Daughter, and received an Oscar nomination for her role in Come to the Stable, in 1949.
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  • 1947
    Age 34
    In 1947 she won an Oscar for her performance in The Farmer's Daughter.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1935
    Age 22
    Young gave birth to Judith Young on November 6, 1935, in a house that she and her mother owned in Venice, California.
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    Young and Clark Gable were the romantic leads of the 1935 Twentieth Century Pictures film The Call of the Wild; filming occurred in early 1935.
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    In 1935, she co-starred with Clark Gable and Jack Oakie in the film version of Jack London's The Call of the Wild, directed by William Wellman.
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  • 1933
    Age 20
    From September 1933 to June 1934, Young had a public affair with Spencer Tracy, her co-star in Man's Castle.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1930
    Age 17
    Young was married to actor Grant Withers from 1930 to 1931.
    In 1930, when she was 17, she eloped with 26-year-old actor Grant Withers; they were married in Yuma, Arizona.
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  • 1928
    Age 15
    It was not until 1928 that she was first billed as "Loretta Young" in The Whip Woman.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1917
    Age 4
    Starting as a child actress, she had a long and varied career in film from 1917 to 1953.
  • 1913
    Age 0
    Born on January 6, 1913.
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