Loretta Young

Loretta Young


1/6/1913, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA



Birth Name

Gretchen Michaela Young


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Loretta Young, born Gretchen Michaela Young on January 6, 1913, in Salt Lake City Utah, is an American film actress who got her start in the silents. She became known not just for her acting, but also her lovely beauty. She went from a player to a leading…more


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    • 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.

    • Loretta: Our human connections are guided by God, and ultimately all of us are linked through His love. Thus, we have all already met, not as actress and fan but as His children, and we can never be lost to each other.

    • Loretta: I believe that if we have lived our lives fully and well, and have accomplished, at least in part, the things we were put here to do, we will be prepared - mentally, physically and spiritually - for our separation from this world.

    • Loretta: Wearing the correct dress for any occasion is a matter of good manners.

  • I am NOT:prudish,narrow-minded self-righteous...LORETTA YOUNG transcended ALL types of boundaries with her incomparable Class,Beauty and most of all depth of character..in this simplistic yet HIGHLY focused,solid and deeply insightful show,Miss Young toucmoreless

    Loretta Young:transcendent,regal,classy and simplistic in human wisdom..today's superficial icons,"reality" shows need this beautiful person's gems of the soul in her outstanding shows...and I am not prudish or conservative!You young film executives:what sells does not necessarily override that which is more than a current fad! Please select your shows with wisdom!