Louella Parsons

Natalie Wood and Tab Hunter - 1956 Academy Awards - Arrivals
1881 - 1972

Louella Parsons  American Columnist


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Louella Parsons passed away on 9th Dec 1972 aged 91.


Louella Parsons was previously married to Henry Martin (1926 - 1964), John Mccaffrey (1915) and John Parsons (1905 - 1914).

She was in a relationship with Jimmy McHugh (1953).

Louella Parsons had encounters with Clark Gable (1916 - 1918) and Humphrey Bogart.


American Columnist Louella Parsons was born Louella Rose Oettinger on 6th August, 1881 in Freeport, Illinois and passed away on 9th Dec 1972 Santa Monica, California aged 91. She is most remembered for First American movie columnist. Her zodiac sign is Leo.

Louella Parsons is a member of the following lists: Women columnists, Women memoirists and American women screenwriters.


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Relationship Statistics

Married3 102 years, 11 months 50 years, 8 months 9 years
Dating1 64 years, 10 months - -
Encounter2 2 years 1 year -
Total6 102 years, 11 months 36 years, 10 months 2 years


First Name Louella
Last Name Parsons
Full Name at Birth Louella Rose Oettinger
Age 91 (age at death) years
Birthday 6th August, 1881
Birthplace Freeport, Illinois
Died 9th December, 1972
Place of Death Santa Monica, California
Cause of Death Arteriosclerosis
Build Large
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Dixon college
Occupation Text Columnist
Occupation Columnist
Claim to Fame First American movie columnist
Friend John Barrymore, Jesse Lasky, Louis B Mayer, Samuel Goldwyn, Frances Goldwyn, Bebe Daniels, Warner Baxter, Mary Pickford, Francis Marion, Dorothy Manners, Constance Moore, Johnny Mashio

Louella Parsons (August 6, 1881 – December 9, 1972) was the first American movie columnist. She was retained by William Randolph Hearst, possibly because she had praised Hearst's mistress Marion Davies, and her columns were read by 20 million people in 400 newspapers worldwide.

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Louella Parsons91 LeoColumnist
Jimmy McHugh74 CancerComposer
Henry Martin-Cartoonist
Clark Gable59 AquariusActor
John Mccaffrey-
John Parsons-
Humphrey Bogart57 CapricornActor


The Right Approach1961Newspaper Columnist (uncredited)Movie
Susan Slept Here1954Telephone Interviewer (voice, uncredited)Movie
Starlift1951Louella ParsonsMovie
The Corpse Came C.O.D.1947Louella ParsonsMovie
Without Reservations1946Louella ParsonsMovie
Hollywood Hotel1937Louella ParsonsMovie
Show People1928Louella ParsonsMovie




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