ABOUT LORETTA YOUNG (1913 - August 2000)
American leading lady (from Salt Lake City) who's real name was Gretchen
Young. Her 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, she started
her television show: THE LORETTA YOUNG SHOW which ran for six years
and brought her several Emmys.
Her other credits include:
THE DEVIL TO PAY
THE HOUSE OF ROTHSCHILD
CALL OF THE WILD
THREE BLIND MICE
THE STORY OF ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL
LADY FROM CHEYENNE
A NIGHT TO REMEMBER
ALONG CAME JONES
THE BISHOP'S WIFE
CAUSE FOR ALARM