Loretta Young

Loretta Young
1913 - 2000

Loretta Young  American Actress


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...

Confirmed Relationships14
Longest Relationship30 yrs
Average Relationship Length2 yrs, 7 mths
Rumored Relationships20
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
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Loretta Young87 CapricornActress
Jean Louis89 LibraCostume Designer
David Niven74 PiscesActor
Joseph L. Mankiewicz83 AquariusWriter
Tom Lewis86 CancerFilm/TV Producer
James Stewart89 TaurusActor
George Brent80 PiscesActor
A. Edward Sutherland78 CapricornFilm Director
Richard Greene66 VirgoActor
Tyrone Power44 TaurusActor
Clark Gable59 AquariusActor
Charles Boyer78 VirgoActor
Spencer Tracy67 AriesActor
Herbert Somborn-Business
Grant Withers55 CapricornActor
Irving Asher81 VirgoFilm/TV Producer
Lyle Talbot94 AquariusActor
Peter Lawford61 VirgoActor
Ricardo Cortez76 VirgoActor
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Charles Feldman64 TaurusFilm/TV Producer
Robert Riskin58 AriesWriter
John McClain62 LeoScreenwriter
Russ Columbo108 CapricornSinger
Fred Perry85 TaurusTable Tennis
Gilbert Roland88 SagittariusActor
Wayne Morris45 AquariusActor
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
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Female6th November, 193580 years old
Male1st August, 194471 years old

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Lady in the Corner1989 Grace Guthrie TV Movie
Christmas Eve1986 Amanda Kingsley TV Movie
The New Loretta Young Show1962 Christine Massey TV Show
The Loretta Young Show1953 Inga Helborg TV Show
It Happens Every Thursday1953 Jane MacAvoy Movie
Because of You1952 Christine Carroll Kimberly Movie
Paula1952 Paula Rogers Movie
Cause for Alarm!1951 Ellen Jones Movie
Half Angel1951 Nora Gilpin Movie
Key to the City1950 Clarissa Standish Movie
Come to the Stable1949 Sister Margaret Movie
Mother Is a Freshman1949 Abigail Fortitude Abbott Movie
The Accused1949 Dr. Wilma Tuttle Movie
Family Theatre1949 TV Show
Rachel and the Stranger1948 Rachel Movie
The Bishop's Wife1947 Julia Brougham Movie
The Farmer's Daughter1947 Katrin Holstrom Movie
The Perfect Marriage1947 Maggie Williams Movie
The Stranger1946 Mary Longstreet Movie
Along Came Jones1945 Cherry de Longpre Movie
And Now Tomorrow1944 Emily Blair Movie
Ladies Courageous1944 Roberta Harper Movie
China1943 Carolyn Grant Movie
A Night to Remember1942 Nancy Troy Movie
The Men in Her Life1941 Lina Varsavina Movie
Bedtime Story1941 Jane Drake Movie
The Lady from Cheyenne1941 Annie Morgan Movie
He Stayed for Breakfast1940 Marianna Duval Movie
The Doctor Takes a Wife1940 June Cameron Movie
Eternally Yours1939 Anita Halstead Movie
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell1939 Mrs. Mabel Hubbard Bell Movie
Wife, Husband and Friend1939 Doris Borland Movie
Four Men and a Prayer1938 Miss Lynn Cherrington Movie
Kentucky1938 Sally Goodwin Movie
Suez1938 Countess Eugenie de Montijo Movie
Three Blind Mice1938 Pamela Charters Movie
Café Metropole1937 Laura Ridgeway Movie
Love Is News1937 Tony Gateson Movie
Second Honeymoon1937 Vicky Benton Movie
Wife, Doctor and Nurse1937 Ina Heath Lewis Movie
Love Under Fire1937 Myra Cooper Movie
Ladies in Love1936 Susie Schmidt Movie
Private Number1936 Ellen Neal Movie
Ramona1936 Ramona Movie
The Unguarded Hour1936 Lady Helen Dearden Movie
Clive of India1935 Margaret Maskelyne Movie
The Call of the Wild1935 Claire Blake Movie
The Crusades1935 Berengaria - Princess of Navarre Movie
Shanghai1935 Barbara Howard Movie
Hollywood Extra Girl1935 Crusades Actor (uncredited) Movie
Born to Be Bad1934 Letty Strong Movie
Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back1934 Lola Field Movie
The House of Rothschild1934 Julie Rothschild Movie
The White Parade1934 June Arden Movie
Caravan1934 Countess Wilma Movie
Employees' Entrance1933 Madeline Movie
Heroes for Sale1933 Ruth Movie
Man's Castle1933 Trina Movie
Midnight Mary1933 Mary Movie
She Had to Say Yes1933 Florence Denny Movie
The Life of Jimmy Dolan1933 Peggy Movie
Grand Slam1933 Marcia Stanislavsky Movie
The Devil's in Love1933 Margot Lesesne Movie
Zoo in Budapest1933 Eve Movie
Play-Girl1932 Buster 'Bus' Green Dennis Movie
Taxi!1932 Sue Riley Nolan Movie
The Hatchet Man1932 Sun Toya San Movie
They Call It Sin1932 Marion Cullen Movie
Week-End Marriage1932 Lola Davis Hayes Movie
Life Begins1932 Grace Sutton Movie
Platinum Blonde1931 Gallagher Movie
Three Girls Lost1931 Norene McMann Movie
Too Young to Marry1931 Elaine Bumpstead Movie
The Stolen Jools1931 Loretta Young Short Film
Beau Ideal1931 Isobel Brandon Movie
Big Business Girl1931 Claire 'Mac' McIntyre Movie
I Like Your Nerve1931 Diane Forsythe Movie
The Ruling Voice1931 Gloria Bannister Movie
The Right of Way1931 Rosalie Evantural Movie
How I Play Golf, by Bobby Jones No. 8: 'The Brassie'1931 Loretta (uncredited) Short Film
Show Girl in Hollywood1930 Cameo Appearance at Premiere (uncredited) Movie
The Devil to Pay!1930 Dorothy Hope Movie
Kismet1930 Marsinah Movie
Loose Ankles1930 Ann Harper Movie
Road to Paradise1930 Mary Brennan Movie
The Man from Blankley's1930 Margery Seaton Movie
The Second Floor Mystery1930 Marion Ferguson Movie
The Truth About Youth1930 Phyllis Ericson Movie
War Nurse1930 Nurse (uncredited) Movie
Seven Footprints to Satan1929 Flailing Victim (uncredited) Movie
The Forward Pass1929 Patricia Carlyle Movie
The Show of Shows1929 Performer in 'Meet My Sister' Number Movie
Fast Life1929 Patricia Mason Stratton Movie
The Squall1929 Irma Movie
The Careless Age1929 Muriel Movie
The Girl in the Glass Cage1929 Gladys Cosgrove Movie
Laugh, Clown, Laugh1928 Simonetta Movie
The Head Man1928 Carol Watts Movie
The Magnificent Flirt1928 Denise Laverne Movie
The Whip Woman1928 The Girl Movie
Scarlet Seas1928 Margaret Barbour Movie
Her Wild Oat1927 Woman by Ping Pong Table (uncredited) Movie
Naughty But Nice1927 Movie
The Sheik1921 Arab Child (uncredited) Movie
White and Unmarried1921 Child (uncredited) Movie
The Only Way1919 Child on Operating Table Movie
Sirens of the Sea1917 Child (as Gretchen Young) Movie
The Primrose Ring1917 Fairy (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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