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Loretta Young –


Young in The Bishop's Wife.

Loretta Young: Best Actress 1947:

The Farmer's Daughter (Comedy)

Loretta Young received her Oscar for playing a farm girl from Minnesota who starts out as a Congressman's maid and winds up a Congresswomen.

About Loretta Young (1913 – 2000)
American leading lady (from Salt Lake City) who's real name was Gretchen Young. Loretta's career began at while she was a young child.

At the time, this was considered a great upset, since it was widely expected that Rosalind Russell would receive the award for her performance in Mourning Becomes Electra.

She did receive another nomination for her 1949 performance in Come To The Stable.

After her last film, It Happens Every Thursday in 1953, Loretta Young started her television show: The Loretta Young Show which ran for six years and brought her several Emmys.

Loretta Young's notable movie credits include...

the devil to pay (1933)
life begins (1932)
man's castle (1933)
the house of Rothschild (1934)
the crusaders (1935)
the call of the wild (1935)
the accused (1949)
shanghai (1935)
Ramona (1936)
kentucky (1938)
three blind mice (1938)
the story of Alexander graham bell (1939)
lady from Cheyenne (1941)
a night to remember (1942)
china (1943)
along came Jones (1945)
the bishop's wife (1947)
cause for alarm (1951)
Paula (1952)
because of you (1952)
it happens every Thursday (1953)





Loretta Young in Call Of The Wild (1935).



Loretta Young in The Bishop's Wife (1947).