- Name: Loretta Young
- Born: 01/06/1913
- Died: 08/12/2000 (87 years old)
- Occupation: Actress, television host
Loretta Young (born Gretchen 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 Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the film The Farmer’s Daughter (1947), and received her second Academy Award nomination for her role in Come to the Stable (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 was re-run successfully on daytime TV and later in syndication. In the 1980s, Young returned to the small screen and won a Golden Globe for her role in Christmas Eve in 1986.
Birth Name: Gretchen Young
Alias: Gretchen Young
Birth Place: Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
Death Place: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Loretta Young quotes :
As an actress, emotions are my business, my stock-in-trade. As such, I've dealt with them nearly all my life.Loretta Young
I can't imagine dating a boy, meeting him only outside the home. What's a home and family for if it's not the center of one's life?Loretta Young
In my dreams, I could be a Princess, and that's what I was. Like most little girls, I believed nothing less than a Prince could make my dreams come true.Loretta Young
In common with many others in the varied branches of our profession, my academic education is subnormal.Loretta Young