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Loretta Young (Gretchen Michaela Young)

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Biography

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Sweet, sweeter, sweetest. No combination of terms better describes the screen persona of lovely Loretta Young. A&E's Biography (1987) has stated that Young "remains a symbol of beauty, serenity, and grace. But behind the glamor and stardom is a woman of substance whose true beauty lies in her dedication to her family, her faith, and her quest to live life with a purpose."

Loretta Young was born Gretchen Young in Salt Lake City, Utah on January 6, 1913, to Gladys (Royal) and John Earle Young. Her parents separated when Loretta was three years old. Read more...

Actor

Character: Margaret Barbour

Scarlet Seas 1928

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Character: Performer in 'Meet My Sister' Number

The Show of Shows 1929

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Character: Patricia Mason Stratton

Fast Life 1929

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Character: Phyllis Ericson

The Truth About Youth 1930

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Character: Isobel Brandon

Beau Ideal 1931

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Character: Claire 'Mac' McIntyre

Big Business Girl 1931

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Character: Diane Forsythe

I Like Your Nerve 1931

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Character: Gloria Bannister

The Ruling Voice 1931

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Character: Rosalie Evantural

The Right of Way 1931

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Character: Sun Toya San

The Hatchet Man 1932

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Character: Marion Cullen

They Call It Sin 1932

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Character: Sue Riley Nolan

Taxi! 1932

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Character: Buster 'Bus' Green Dennis

Play-Girl 1932

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Character: Lola Davis Hayes

Week-End Marriage 1932

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Character: Florence Denny

She Had to Say Yes 1933

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Character: Julie Rothschild

The House of Rothschild 1934

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Character: Countess Wilma

Caravan 1934

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Character: Berengaria - Princess of Navarre

The Crusades 1935

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Character: Tony Gateson

Love Is News 1937

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Character: Countess Eugenie de Montijo

Suez 1938

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Character: Miss Lynn Cherrington

Four Men and a Prayer 1938

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Character: Sally Goodwin

Kentucky 1938

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Character: Pamela Charters

Three Blind Mice 1938

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Character: Mrs. Mabel Hubbard Bell

The Story of Alexander Graham Bell 1939

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Character: Anita Halstead

Eternally Yours 1939

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Character: Doris Borland

Wife, Husband and Friend 1939

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Character: June Cameron

The Doctor Takes a Wife 1940

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Character: Roberta Harper

Ladies Courageous 1944

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Character: Cherry de Longpre

Along Came Jones 1945

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Character: Julia Brougham

The Bishop's Wife 1947

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Character: Katrin Holstrom

The Farmer's Daughter 1947

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Character: Rachel Harvey

Rachel and the Stranger 1948

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Character: Sister Margaret

Come to the Stable 1949

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Character: Dr. Wilma Tuttle

The Accused 1949

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Character: Abigail Fortitude Abbott

Mother Is a Freshman 1949

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Character: Christine Carroll Kimberly

Because of You 1952

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Character: Actress 'Man's Castle'

Hollywood: The Great Stars 1963

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Character: Herself-Hostess

The Loretta Young Show 1953

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Character: Amanda Kingsley

Christmas Eve 1986

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Character: Grace Guthrie

Lady in the Corner 1989

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Character: Mary Longstreet

The Stranger 1946

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