Loretta Young

American actress (1913–2000)

Loretta Young (born Gretchen Young, January 6, 1913 - August 12, 2000) was an American actress. Young was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and moved to Hollywood, Los Angeles, California when she was three. Her sisters were actresses Polly Ann Young (1908-1997) and Sally Blane (1910-1997).

Loretta Young
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Gretchen Young

(1913-01-06)January 6, 1913
DiedAugust 12, 2000(2000-08-12) (aged 87)
Resting placeHoly Cross Cemetery
Years active1917–2000
Spouse(s)Grant Withers
(m.1930–1931; annulled)
Tom Lewis
(m.1940–1969; divorced)
Jean Louis
(m.1993–1997; his death)
ChildrenJudith Young (w/Gable) (1935–2011)
Christopher Lewis (b. 1944)
Peter Lewis (b. 1945)

Young won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in The Farmer's Daughter. She won three Emmy Awards in the 1950s and a Golden Globe Award in 1986.

She was a devout Roman Catholic.[1] She died of ovarian cancer in Los Angeles.


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