Loretta Young

Loretta Young
1913 - 2000

Loretta Young  American Actress

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Loretta Young passed away on 12th Aug 2000 aged 87.


Loretta Young was previously married to Jean Louis (1993 - 1997), Tom Lewis (1940 - 1969) and Grant Withers (1930 - 1931).

She was in relationships with David Niven (1939), James Stewart (1939), Joseph L. Mankiewicz (1939), Richard Greene (1938), A. Edward Sutherland (1938), Tyrone Power (1937), Clark Gable (1934 - 1935), Charles Boyer (1933), Spencer Tracy (1933), Herbert Somborn (1932), Robert Riskin, John McClain, Russ Columbo, Fred Perry, Gilbert Roland, Wayne Morris, Gregory Ratoff, William A. Wellman, Bruce Cabot, Howard Hughes, John Whitney, Cesar Romero, John McClain, Irving Asher, Lyle Talbot, Peter Lawford, Ricardo Cortez and William Buckner.

Loretta Young had encounters with George Brent (1938), Charles Feldman and David O. Selznick.


American Actress Loretta Young was born Gretchen Michaela Young on 6th January, 1913 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA and passed away on 12th Aug 2000 Los Angeles, California, USA aged 87. She is most remembered for Platinum Blonde, WAMPAS Baby Star of 1929. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Loretta Young was in 5 on-screen matchups, including Clark Gable in Key to the City (1950), James Cagney in Taxi! (1932), Lon Chaney in Laugh, Clown, Laugh (1928), Tyrone Power in Love Is News (1937) and Orson Welles in The Stranger (1946).

Loretta Young is a member of the following lists: American people of Luxembourgish descent, Siena Medal recipients and Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actress in a Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award winners.


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Relationship Statistics

Married3 30 years 12 years, 1 month 2 years
Dating28 85 years, 10 months 20 years, 4 months 2 months, 1 day
Encounter3 78 years, 4 months 26 years, 1 month -
Total34 85 years, 10 months 20 years, 1 month 2 months, 1 day


First Name Loretta
Last Name Young
Full Name at Birth Gretchen Michaela Young
Alternative Name Attila the Nun, Saint Loretta, Gretchen Young, Steel Butterfly
Age 87 (age at death) years
Birthday 6th January, 1913
Birthplace Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Died 12th August, 2000
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Ovarian Cancer
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Grey
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Platinum Blonde, WAMPAS Baby Star of 1929
Year(s) Active 1917–2000
Brand Endorsement Lustre-Creme Shampoo (Magazine Advertisement) [1952], (1948) Print ad (w/David Niven): General Electric electronic television.
Father John Earl Young, George Belzer (step father)
Mother Gladys Royal Young
Brother John R. Young
Sister Polly Ann Young, Sally Blane, Georgiana Young
Family Member Christopher Lewis (son), Judy Lewis (daughter), Peter Lewis (son)
Friend Irene Dunne, Jane wyman, David Niven, Mae Murray, Danny Thomas, Rosalind Russell, John Wayne, Jules and Doris Stein, Eddie and Margo Albert, Phyllis Kennedy, James Cagney

Gretchen Michaela "Loretta" Young (January 6, 1913 – August 12, 2000) 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 moved to the relatively new medium of television, where she had a dramatic anthology series, The Loretta Young Show, from 1953 to 1961. The series earned three Emmy Awards, and reran successfully on daytime TV and later in syndication. In the 1980s Young returned to the small screen and won a Golden Globe in Christmas Eve in 1986. Young, a devout Roman Catholic, worked with various Catholic charities after her acting career.

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Loretta Young87 CapricornActress
Jean Louis89 LibraCostume Designer
David Niven74 PiscesActor
James Stewart89 TaurusActor
Joseph L. Mankiewicz83 AquariusWriter
Tom Lewis86 CancerFilm/TV Producer
George Brent80 PiscesActor
A. Edward Sutherland78 CapricornFilm Director
Richard Greene66 VirgoActor
Tyrone Power44 TaurusActor
Clark Gable59 AquariusActor
Spencer Tracy67 AriesActor
Charles Boyer78 VirgoActor
Herbert Somborn-Business
Grant Withers55 CapricornActor
Gregory Ratoff63 AriesActor
William A. Wellman79 PiscesFilm Director
Bruce Cabot68 AriesActor
David O. Selznick63 TaurusFilm/TV Producer
Howard Hughes70 CapricornBusiness
John Whitney77 VirgoSocialite
Cesar Romero86 AquariusActor
John McClain- LeoActor
Irving Asher81 VirgoFilm/TV Producer
Lyle Talbot94 AquariusActor
Peter Lawford61 VirgoActor
Ricardo Cortez76 VirgoActor
William Buckner-
Charles Feldman64 TaurusFilm/TV Producer
Robert Riskin58 AriesWriter
John McClain62 LeoScreenwriter
Russ Columbo108 CapricornSinger
Fred Perry85 TaurusTable Tennis
Gilbert Roland88 SagittariusActor
Wayne Morris45 AquariusActor
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JudithFemale6th November, 193580 years old
ChristopherMale1st August, 194472 years old


Lady in the Corner1989Grace GuthrieTV Movie
Christmas Eve1986Amanda KingsleyTV Movie
The New Loretta Young Show1962Christine MasseyTV Show
The Loretta Young Show1953Inga HelborgTV Show
It Happens Every Thursday1953Jane MacAvoyMovie
Because of You1952Christine Carroll KimberlyMovie
Paula1952Paula RogersMovie
Cause for Alarm!1951Ellen JonesMovie
Half Angel1951Nora GilpinMovie
Key to the City1950Clarissa StandishMovie
Come to the Stable1949Sister MargaretMovie
Mother Is a Freshman1949Abigail Fortitude AbbottMovie
The Accused1949Dr. Wilma TuttleMovie
Family Theatre1949TV Show
Rachel and the Stranger1948RachelMovie
The Bishop's Wife1947Julia BroughamMovie
The Farmer's Daughter1947Katrin HolstromMovie
The Perfect Marriage1947Maggie WilliamsMovie
The Stranger1946Mary LongstreetMovie
Along Came Jones1945Cherry de LongpreMovie
And Now Tomorrow1944Emily BlairMovie
Ladies Courageous1944Roberta HarperMovie
China1943Carolyn GrantMovie
A Night to Remember1942Nancy TroyMovie
The Men in Her Life1941Lina VarsavinaMovie
Bedtime Story1941Jane DrakeMovie
The Lady from Cheyenne1941Annie MorganMovie
He Stayed for Breakfast1940Marianna DuvalMovie
The Doctor Takes a Wife1940June CameronMovie
Eternally Yours1939Anita HalsteadMovie
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell1939Mrs. Mabel Hubbard BellMovie
Wife, Husband and Friend1939Doris BorlandMovie
Four Men and a Prayer1938Miss Lynn CherringtonMovie
Kentucky1938Sally GoodwinMovie
Suez1938Countess Eugenie de MontijoMovie
Three Blind Mice1938Pamela ChartersMovie
Café Metropole1937Laura RidgewayMovie
Love Is News1937Tony GatesonMovie
Second Honeymoon1937Vicky BentonMovie
Wife, Doctor and Nurse1937Ina Heath LewisMovie
Love Under Fire1937Myra CooperMovie
Ladies in Love1936Susie SchmidtMovie
Private Number1936Ellen NealMovie
The Unguarded Hour1936Lady Helen DeardenMovie
Clive of India1935Margaret MaskelyneMovie
The Call of the Wild1935Claire BlakeMovie
The Crusades1935Berengaria - Princess of NavarreMovie
Shanghai1935Barbara HowardMovie
Hollywood Extra Girl1935Crusades Actor (uncredited)Movie
Born to Be Bad1934Letty StrongMovie
Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back1934Lola FieldMovie
The House of Rothschild1934Julie RothschildMovie
The White Parade1934June ArdenMovie
Caravan1934Countess WilmaMovie
Employees' Entrance1933MadelineMovie
Heroes for Sale1933RuthMovie
Man's Castle1933TrinaMovie
Midnight Mary1933MaryMovie
She Had to Say Yes1933Florence DennyMovie
The Life of Jimmy Dolan1933PeggyMovie
Grand Slam1933Marcia StanislavskyMovie
The Devil's in Love1933Margot LesesneMovie
Zoo in Budapest1933EveMovie
Play-Girl1932Buster 'Bus' Green DennisMovie
Taxi!1932Sue Riley NolanMovie
The Hatchet Man1932Sun Toya SanMovie
They Call It Sin1932Marion CullenMovie
Week-End Marriage1932Lola Davis HayesMovie
Life Begins1932Grace SuttonMovie
Platinum Blonde1931GallagherMovie
Three Girls Lost1931Norene McMannMovie
Too Young to Marry1931Elaine BumpsteadMovie
The Stolen Jools1931Loretta YoungShort Film
Beau Ideal1931Isobel BrandonMovie
Big Business Girl1931Claire 'Mac' McIntyreMovie
I Like Your Nerve1931Diane ForsytheMovie
The Ruling Voice1931Gloria BannisterMovie
The Right of Way1931Rosalie EvanturalMovie
How I Play Golf, by Bobby Jones No. 8: 'The Brassie'1931Loretta (uncredited)Short Film
Show Girl in Hollywood1930Cameo Appearance at Premiere (uncredited)Movie
The Devil to Pay!1930Dorothy HopeMovie
Loose Ankles1930Ann HarperMovie
Road to Paradise1930Mary BrennanMovie
The Man from Blankley's1930Margery SeatonMovie
The Second Floor Mystery1930Marion FergusonMovie
The Truth About Youth1930Phyllis EricsonMovie
War Nurse1930Nurse (uncredited)Movie
Seven Footprints to Satan1929Flailing Victim (uncredited)Movie
The Forward Pass1929Patricia CarlyleMovie
The Show of Shows1929Performer in 'Meet My Sister' NumberMovie
Fast Life1929Patricia Mason StrattonMovie
The Squall1929IrmaMovie
The Careless Age1929MurielMovie
The Girl in the Glass Cage1929Gladys CosgroveMovie
Laugh, Clown, Laugh1928SimonettaMovie
The Head Man1928Carol WattsMovie
The Magnificent Flirt1928Denise LaverneMovie
The Whip Woman1928The GirlMovie
Scarlet Seas1928Margaret BarbourMovie
Her Wild Oat1927Woman by Ping Pong Table (uncredited)Movie
Naughty But Nice1927Movie
The Sheik1921Arab Child (uncredited)Movie
White and Unmarried1921Child (uncredited)Movie
The Only Way1919Child on Operating TableMovie
Sirens of the Sea1917Child (as Gretchen Young)Movie
The Primrose Ring1917Fairy (uncredited)Movie
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bexs265Feb 5, 2010

great actress and lovely she looks so much like my sister or should i say my sister looks so much like her...except she has brown eyes otherwise so alike...

dorenJun 8, 2008

Amazingly graceful and lovely.

quelzJan 17, 2008

omgg loretta young is so cute

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