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Silver Screen Sirens: Loretta Young

 

Loretta Young (January 6, 1913 – August 12, 2000) was an American actress. Starting as a child actress, she had a long and varied career in film from 1917 to 1953. She won the 1948 best actress Academy Award for her role in the 1947 film “The Farmer’s Daughter”, and received an Oscar nomination for her role in “Come to the Stable”, in 1949. Young moved to the relatively new medium of television, where she had a dramatic anthology series, “The Loretta Young Show”, from 1953 to 1961. The series earned three Emmy Awards, and reran successfully on daytime TV and later in syndication. Young, a devout Roman Catholic, worked with various Catholic charities after her acting career. Young has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. One for motion pictures, at 6104 Hollywood Boulevard, and another for television, at 6141 Hollywood Boulevard. In 2011, a Golden Palm Star on the Palm Springs, California, Walk of Stars was dedicated to her.

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“I do not hold with those who think it is all right to do whatever you want so long as it doesn’t hurt anyone. Who’s to be the judge of that?” ~ Loretta Young

 

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“If you have enthusiasm, you have a very dynamic, effective companion to travel with you on the road to Somewhere.” ~ Loretta Young

 

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“As an actress, I have to be objective about myself. If I don’t criticize myself, there are plenty who will do a find job of it for me!” ~ Loretta Young

 

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“Wearing the correct dress for any occasion is a matter of good manners.” ~ Loretta Young

 

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“Glamour is something you can’t bear to be without once you’re used to it.” ~ Loretta Young

 

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“A charming woman doesn’t follow the crowd. She is herself.” ~ Loretta Young

 

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“I believe in living today. Not in yesterday, nor in tomorrow.” ~ Loretta Young

 

 

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