Myrna Loy

Born in August 2nd, 1905

From Radersburg, Montana, USA

Myrna Loy Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Myrna Loy (August 2, 1905 – December 14, 1993) was an American actress. Trained as a dancer, she devoted herself fully to an acting career following a few minor roles in silent films. Originally typecast in exotic roles, often as a vamp or a woman of Asian descent, her career prospects improved following her portrayal of Nora Charles in The Thin Man (1934).

Her successful pairing with William Powell resulted in 14 films together, including five subsequent Thin Man films. Although Loy was never nominated for a competitive Academy Award, in March 1991 she was presented with an Honorary Academy Award with the inscription "In recognition of her extraordinary qualities both on screen and off, with appreciation for a lifetime's worth of indelible performances.

" During World War II, Loy served as assistant to the director of military and naval welfare for the Red Cross. She was later appointed a member-at-large of the U.S. Commission to UNESCO. Her acting career by no means ended in the 1940s. She continued to actively pursue stage and television appearances in addition to films in subsequent decades.

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Myrna Loy Movies

Ants! Poster
December 2, 1977
Airport 1975 Poster
October 18, 1974
The April Fools Poster
May 28, 1969
Midnight Lace Poster
October 13, 1960
Cheaper by the Dozen Poster
March 31, 1950

Myrna Loy TV Shows

Columbo Poster
September 15, 1971
Ironside Poster
March 28, 1967
Family Affair Poster
September 12, 1966
The Virginian Poster
September 19, 1962
What's My Line? Poster
February 2, 1950
The Merv Griffin Show Poster
October 1, 1962
The Kennedy Center Honors Poster
December 28, 1978
General Electric Theater Poster
February 1, 1953

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