Myrna Loy

Myrna Loy
1905 - 1993
Myrna Loy  American Actress

Myrna Loy dating history


Myrna Loy was previously married to Howland H. Sergeant (1951 - 1960), Gene Markey (1946 - 1950), John Hertz, Jr. (1942 - 1944) and Arthur Hornblow Jr. (1936 - 1942).

Myrna Loy was in relationships with Spencer Tracy (1935 - 1936), Lawrence Copley thaw, Barry Norton and Humphrey Bogart.

Myrna Loy had encounters with John Barrymore (1932) and Collier Young.

Myrna Loy is rumoured to have hooked up with Paul Newman (1960), Adlai Stevenson (1952) and Leslie Howard (1932).


American Actress Myrna Loy passed away on 14th Dec 1993 New York City, New York, USA aged 88. Born Myrna Adele Williams on 2nd August, 1905 (Leo) in Radersburg, Montana, USA and educated at Venice High School, Myrna Loy is most remembered for The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933), The Thin Man (1934), The Mask of Fu Manchu (1932), The best years of our lives (1946), Libeled Lady (1936). Her zodiac sign is Leo.

Myrna Loy was in 10 on-screen matchups, including Cary Grant in The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947), Clifton Webb in Cheaper by the Dozen (1950), Clark Gable in Test Pilot (1938), Fredric March in The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) and George Brent in Stamboul Quest (1934).

Myrna Loy is a member of the following lists: Academy Honorary Award recipients, American film actors and American television actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married4 11 years, 5 months 7 years, 5 months 3 years, 2 months
Dating4 1 year 3 months, 1 day -
Encounter2 - - -
Rumoured3 1 month, 1 day 10 days -
Total13 11 years, 5 months 2 years, 4 months 1 month, 1 day


First Name Myrna
Middle Name Adele
Last Name Loy
Maiden Name Williams
Full Name at Birth Myrna Adele Williams
Alternative Name Queen of Hollywood, The Perfect Wife, Minnie, Myrna Williams, Myrna Adele Williams, Myrna Loy
Birthday 2nd August, 1905
Birthplace Radersburg, Montana, USA
Died 14th December, 1993
Place of Death New York City, New York, USA
Cause of Death Complications From Surgery
Buried Forestvale Cemetery, Helena, Montana, U.S.46°39′22″N 112°02′11″W / 46.6562°N 112.0365°W / 46.6562; -112.0365
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Brown - Light
Distinctive Feature Turned-up nose, Cat Eyes
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Methodist
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Westlake School for Girls, Venice High School
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933), The Thin Man (1934), The Mask of Fu Manchu (1932), The best years of our lives (1946), Libeled Lady (1936)
Year(s) Active 1925–1982
Brand Endorsement (1938) Print ad: Lucky Strike cigarettes
Official Websites,,,,
Father David Franklin Williams (was also a banker and real estate developer and the youngest man ever elected to the Montana state legislature)
Mother Adelle Mae Johnson (studied music at the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago)
Brother David Williams
Friend Joan Crawford, Jean Harlow, William Powell, Rudolph Valentino, Kim Hunter, Doris Day, Joan Bennett, John Ford, Henry Fonda, Gary Cooper, Lana Turner, Hedy Lamarr, Cary Grant, Helen Hayes, Norma Shearer, Clark Gable, Elissa Landi, Eleanor Roosevelt
Pets Mike (Poodle Dog - 1948)

Myrna Loy (born Myrna Adele Williams; August 2, 1905 – December 14, 1993) was an American film, television and stage actress. Trained as a dancer, Loy devoted herself fully to an acting career following a few minor roles in silent films. She was originally typecast in exotic roles, often as a vamp or a woman of Asian descent, but her career prospects improved greatly following her portrayal of Nora Charles in The Thin Man (1934).

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Myrna Loy88 LeoActress
Paul Newman83 AquariusActor
Adlai Stevenson65 AquariusPolitician
Howland H. Sergeant72 CancerPolitician
Gene Markey84 SagittariusDirector
John Hertz, Jr.60 Aquarius
Spencer Tracy67 AriesActor
Leslie Howard50 AriesActor
John Barrymore60 AquariusActor
Arthur Hornblow Jr.83 PiscesFilm/TV Producer
Lawrence Copley thaw-
Barry Norton51 GeminiActor
Collier Young72 LeoFilm/TV Producer
Humphrey Bogart57 CapricornActor
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Nickie JrMaleWilliam Powell


Summer Solstice1981MargaretTV Movie
Love, Sidney1981Vera LonniganTV Show
Just Tell Me What You Want1980Stella LibertiMovie
The End1978Maureen LawsonMovie
Ants1977EthelTV Movie
Airport 19751974Mrs. DevaneyMovie
Indict and Convict1974Judge Christine TayloyTV Movie
The Elevator1974Amanda KenyonTV Movie
The Couple Takes a Wife1972Barbara's MotherTV Movie
Death Takes a Holiday1971Selena ChapmanTV Movie
Do Not Fold, Spindle or Mutilate1971Evelyn TryonTV Movie
Columbo1971Lizzy FieldingTV Show
The April Fools1969Grace GreenlawMovie
Thalath Nessa1968Movie
Ironside1967Andrea WollcottTV Show
Family Affair1966AdeleTV Show
The Virginian1962Mrs. MilesTV Show
From the Terrace1960Martha EatonMovie
Midnight Lace1960Aunt BeaMovie
Meet Me in St. Louis1959Mrs. Anna SmithTV Movie
The DuPont Show with June Allyson1959Mary SidneyTV Show
Lonelyhearts1958Florence ShrikeMovie
The Ambassador's Daughter1956Mrs. CartwrightMovie
Kilo tissa wa tissaine1956Movie
G.E. True Theater1953Allie Evans / Maggie Webster / Kate KennedyTV Show
Belles on Their Toes1952Dr. Lillian M. GilbrethMovie
Schlitz Playhouse1951Nancy KnoxTV Show
Cheaper by the Dozen1950Mrs. Lillian GilbrethMovie
The Red Pony1949Alice TiflinMovie
If This Be Sin1949Lady Cathy BrookeMovie
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House1948Muriel BlandingsMovie
Song of the Thin Man1947Nora CharlesMovie
The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer1947Judge Margaret TurnerMovie
The Senator Was Indiscreet1947Mrs. Melvin G. Ashton (uncredited)Movie
The Best Years of Our Lives1946Milly StephensonMovie
So Goes My Love1946Jane Budden MaximMovie
The Thin Man Goes Home1944Nora CharlesMovie
Love Crazy1941Susan IrelandMovie
Shadow of the Thin Man1941Nora CharlesMovie
I Love You Again1940Kay WilsonMovie
Third Finger, Left Hand1940Margot Sherwood MerrickMovie
Another Thin Man1939NoraMovie
The Rains Came1939Lady Edwina EskethMovie
Lucky Night1939Cora JordanMovie
Test Pilot1938Ann Thurston BartonMovie
Too Hot to Handle1938Alma HardingMovie
Man-Proof1938Mimi SwiftMovie
Double Wedding1937Margit AgnewMovie
After the Thin Man1936Nora CharlesMovie
Libeled Lady1936Connie AllenburyMovie
The Great Ziegfeld1936Billie BurkeMovie
Wife vs. Secretary1936Linda StanhopeMovie
Petticoat Fever1936Irene CamptonMovie
To Mary - with Love1936Mary WallaceMovie
Wings in the Dark1935Sheila MasonMovie
Whipsaw1935Vivian PalmerMovie
Broadway Bill1934Alice Higgins - aka The PrincessMovie
Evelyn Prentice1934Evelyn PrenticeMovie
Manhattan Melodrama1934EleanorMovie
Men in White1934Laura HudsonMovie
The Thin Man1934Nora CharlesMovie
Stamboul Quest1934Annemarie aka Fräulein Doktor and Helena BohlenMovie
Night Flight1933Wife of Brazilian PilotMovie
Penthouse1933Gertie WaxtedMovie
The Barbarian1933Diana StandingMovie
The Prizefighter and the Lady1933BelleMovie
When Ladies Meet1933Mary HowardMovie
Scarlet River1933Myrna Loy (uncredited)Movie
Love Me Tonight1932Countess ValentineMovie
The Animal Kingdom1932CeceliaMovie
The Mask of Fu Manchu1932Fah Lo SeeMovie
The Wet Parade1932Eileen PinchonMovie
Thirteen Women1932Ursula GeorgiMovie
Vanity Fair1932Becky SharpMovie
The Woman in Room 131932Sari LoderMovie
New Morals for Old1932MyraMovie
A Connecticut Yankee1931Queen Morgan le Fay / Evil Sister in MansionMovie
Arrowsmith1931Joyce LanyonMovie
Body and Soul1931Alice LesterMovie
The Naughty Flirt1931Linda GregoryMovie
Transatlantic1931Kay Graham (as Mirna Loy)Movie
Consolation Marriage1931Elaine BrandonMovie
Hush Money1931Flo CurtisMovie
Rebound1931Evangeline (Evie) LawrenceMovie
Skyline1931Paula LambertMovie
The Devil to Pay!1930MaryMovie
Bride of the Regiment1930SophieMovie
Cameo Kirby1930LeaMovie
Rogue of the Rio Grande1930CarmitaMovie
The Bad Man1930Movie
The Jazz Cinderella1930Mildred VaneMovie
The Last of the Duanes1930Lola BlandMovie
The Truth About Youth1930Kara aka The FireflyMovie
Under a Texas Moon1930Lolita RomeroMovie
Cock o' the Walk1930NaritaMovie
Isle of Escape1930MoiraMovie
The Black Watch1929YasmaniMovie
The Desert Song1929AzuriMovie
Show of Shows1929Performer in 'What Became of the Floradora Boys' & 'Chinese Fantasy' NumbersMovie
Evidence1929Native GirlMovie
The Squall1929NubiMovie
Fancy Baggage1929MyrnaMovie
The Great Divide1929ManuellaMovie
Hardboiled Rose1929Rose DuhamelMovie
A Girl in Every Port1928Jetta - Girl in Singapore (uncredited)Movie
Noah's Ark1928Dancer / Slave GirlMovie
The Midnight Taxi1928Gertie FairfaxMovie
Beware of Married Men1928Juanita SheldonMovie
Pay as You Enter1928Yvonne De RussoMovie
Turn Back the Hours1928Tiza TorreonMovie
State Street Sadie1928SadieMovie
The Crimson City1928IsobelMovie
The Jazz Singer1927Chorus Girl (uncredited)Movie
Ham and Eggs at the Front1927FifiMovie
The Girl from Chicago1927Mary CarltonMovie
When a Man Loves1927Convict Behind Manon (uncredited)Movie
The Climbers1927Countess VeyaMovie
Finger Prints1927VampMovie
The Heart of Maryland1927MulattaMovie
If I Were Single1927Joan WhitleyMovie
A Sailor's Sweetheart1927Claudette RalstonMovie
Simple Sis1927Edith VanMovie
Bitter Apples1927Belinda WhiteMovie
Don Juan1926Mai - Lady in WaitingMovie
So This Is Paris1926Lalle's MaidMovie
Exquisite Sinner1926Living statueMovie
The Caveman1926MaidMovie
Across the Pacific1926RomaMovie
The Love Toy1926Bit Part (uncredited)Movie
The Third Degree1926Bit Part (uncredited)Movie
Why Girls Go Back Home1926Sally ShortMovie
The Gilded Highway1926Inez QuartzMovie
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ1925Slave Girl (uncredited)Movie
Pretty Ladies1925Showgirl (uncredited)Movie
What Price Beauty?1925VampMovie
The Wanderer1925Girl at Baccanal (uncredited)Movie
Sporting Life1925Chorus Girl with Lord Wainwright (uncredited)Movie
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Posted commentsView all comments (17)

wjerryzwjerryzMar 3, 2023

She was harassed by Tracey. I have no good for him. He reminds me of a fly you just can’t get rid of

wjerryzwjerryzSep 14, 2022

I loved Myrna. But she picked mostly losers

cboothe977cboothe977Jan 24, 2021

6685 Hollywood Blvd.

eagle39Mar 4, 2020

shared a link:

wjerryzwjerryzJul 29, 2019

Very beautiful and talented

wjerryzwjerryzMay 16, 2017

Myrna put a lot of dedication into WWII in the Red Cross

wjerryzwjerryzDec 16, 2016

A beautiful and great actress

Paris098Nov 11, 2013

She's absolutely gorgeous! I love her eyes!

kellys34Mar 1, 2012

She was never with Spencer Tracy or Clark Gable- So those should be taken down.

di7234241109Aug 30, 2010

terrific actress and great lady

di7234241109Aug 30, 2010

i loved the movie the bacholor and the bobby soxer

miss_sunshine711miss_sunshine711Aug 2, 2009

Happy Birthday Myrna Loy! She was such a great actress

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