Loretta Young

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Quotes (11)

  • Loretta: A pleasant voice, which has to include clear enunciation, is not only attractive to those who hear it... its appeal is permanent.

  • Loretta: A face that is really lovely in repose can fall apart if, when its owner stars to talk, she distorts every feature.

  • Loretta: A face is like the outside of a house, and most faces, like most houses, give us an idea of what we can expect to find inside.

  • Loretta: A charming woman... doesn't follow the crowd. She is herself.

  • Loretta: A charming woman is a busy woman.

  • Loretta: The easiest way to crush your laurels is to lean on them.

  • Loretta: If you want a place in the sun, you have to expect a few blisters.

  • Loretta: What you don't know intrigues you more than what you do know. I believed all those love stories - the hero was the hero - because that's what I grew up with. I loved the romance and the roses, but when it came to a more realistic life, I would back away.

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Trivia (13)

  • Loretta's gowns for her television were provided by Travilla and Werle.

  • Loretta always ended her weekly show with a bit of advice read from a book and saying, Well, goodnight. and then the question, And we'll see you next week?

  • Loretta had affairs with actors Clark Gable and Spencer Tracy.

  • Loretta appeared in over 100 movies throughout her career.

  • Loretta won the Academy Award in 1947 for Best Actress for "The Farmers Daughter."

  • Loretta's nicknames were "Attila the Nun" and "Saint Loretta."

  • Loretta is the godmother of producer Michael Wayne.

  • Loretta is the mother of director Christopher Lewis and Peter Lewis, a former member of the infamous 1960s band Moby Grape.

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