Loretta Young

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Loretta Young
Born Gretchen Michaela Young
January 6, 1913(1913-01-06)
Salt Lake City, Utah, US
Died August 12, 2000(2000-08-12) (aged 87)
Los Angeles, California, US
Resting place Holy Cross Cemetery
Occupation Actress
Years active 1917–2000
Religion Roman Catholic
Spouse Grant Withers
(m.1930–1931; annulled)
Tom Lewis
(m.1940–1969; divorced)
Jean Louis
(m.1993–1997; his death)
Children Judith Young (w/Gable) (1935–2011)
Christopher Lewis (b. 1944)
Peter Lewis (b. 1945)

Loretta Young (born Gretchen Michaela Young, January 6, 1913 - August 12, 2000) was an American actress. Young was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and moved to Hollywood, Los Angeles, California when she was three. Her sisters were actresses Polly Ann Young (1908-1997) and Sally Blane (1910-1997).

Young won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in The Farmer's Daughter. She won three Emmy Awards in the 1950s and a Golden Globe Award in 1986.

She was a devout Roman Catholic.[1] She died of ovarian cancer in Los Angeles.

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