Stage Actress

Myrna Loy

  • Aug 02, 1905 - Dec 14, 1993 (age 88)
  • 5' 6" (1.68 m)
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1993
Myrna Loy
PersonalDecember 1993

Myrna Loy

Myrna Loy passed away.
1990
Award1990

Academy Honorary Award

Won Academy Honorary Award.
1988
Award1988

Kennedy Center Honors

Won Kennedy Center Honors.
1981
Summer Solstice
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MovieDec 30, 1981

Summer Solstice

50 years after their mariage a couple look back on when …
50 years after their mariage a couple look back on when they first met. Through flashbacks we se them fall in love.
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1980
Just Tell Me What You Want
MovieJan 18, 1980

Just Tell Me What You Want

A TV producer who is the …
A TV producer who is the mistress of her boss, tries to have him make their relationship more permanent, and begins a relationship with a younger man. When her boss hears of this, he tries ...
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1978
The End
MovieMay 10, 1978

The End

Slapstick black comedy about a man (Reynolds) who finds …
Slapstick black comedy about a man (Reynolds) who finds that he hasn't much longer to live and has bungled his attempts at suicide.
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1977
It Happened at Lakewood Manor
MovieDec 2, 1977

It Happened at Lakewood Manor

An old-fashioned, lakeside …
An old-fashioned, lakeside hotel targeted for purchase by an unsavory gambling casino promoter and situated next to a construction site, is attacked by an army of poisonous ants. Efforts to...
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1974
Airport 1975
MovieOct 18, 1974

Airport 1975

A 747 in flight collides with a small plane, and is rendered …
A 747 in flight collides with a small plane, and is rendered pilotless. Somehow the control tower must get a pilot aboard so the jet can land.
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1969
The April Fools
MovieMay 28, 1969

The April Fools

A married man enters his boss' apartment to sign papers for …
A married man enters his boss' apartment to sign papers for a promotion and finds a party of 200 instead. He doesn't fit in, leaves with a woman, spends all night with her, falls in love with her and finds out she's his boss' wife.
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1968
Columbo
TV ShowFeb 20, 1968

Columbo

Columbo (/kəˈlʌmboʊ/) is an American crime drama …
Columbo (/kəˈlʌmboʊ/) is an American crime drama television series starring Peter Falk as Columbo, a homicide detective with the Los Angeles Police Department. After two pilot episodes, the show originally aired on NBC from 1971 to 1978 as one of the rotating programs of The NBC Mystery Movie. Columbo then aired less frequently on ABC from 1989 to 2003.
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1962
The Virginian
TV ShowSep 19, 1962

The Virginian

The Virginian (repackaged as The Men from Shiloh in its final …
The Virginian (repackaged as The Men from Shiloh in its final year) is an American Western television series starring James Drury, Doug McClure, and Lee J. Cobb, which aired on the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) television network from 1962 to 1971 for a total of 249 episodes. It was a spin-off from a 1958 summer series called Decision. Filmed in color, The Virginian became television's first 90-minute Western series (75 minutes excluding commercial breaks). Cobb left the series after four seasons and was replaced over the years by mature character actors John Dehner, Charles Bickford, John McIntire, and Stewart Granger portraying different characters.
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1960
Midnight Lace
MovieOct 13, 1960

Midnight Lace

In London, the American housewife Kit Preston (Doris Day) has …
In London, the American housewife Kit Preston (Doris Day) has been married for three months with the British executive Anthony Preston (Sir Rex Harrison). In a foggy day, while walking in a park, Kit is threatened by a voice that tells that she will be murdered soon. On the next day, Kit receives a phone call from the stalker threatening her death in the next month and she goes with Tony to the Scotland Yard, but Inspector Byrnes (John Williams) believes that Kit may be making-up the story to get more attention from Tony. Kit's Aunt Bea (Myrna Loy) arrives, but only Kit receives the phone call raising the question, is she losing her mind?
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From the Terrace
MovieJul 15, 1960

From the Terrace

Alfred Eaton, an ambitious young executive, climbs to the top …
Alfred Eaton, an ambitious young executive, climbs to the top of New York's financial world as his marriage crumbles. At the brink of attaining his career goals, he is forced to choose between business success, married to the beautiful, but unfaithful Mary and starting over with his true love, the much younger Natalie.
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1952
Belles on Their Toes
MovieMay 2, 1952

Belles on Their Toes

The "Cheaper by the Dozen" crew is back, sans Clifton Webb. …
The "Cheaper by the Dozen" crew is back, sans Clifton Webb. Lillian is struggling to make ends meet without her husband's income, while Anne, Martha, and even Ernestine find romance.
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1951
Howland H. Sargeant
MarriageJune 1951

Howland H. Sargeant

Howland Hill Sargeant (July 13, 1911 – February 29, 1984) …
Howland Hill Sargeant (July 13, 1911 – February 29, 1984) was United States Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs from 1952–53, and the president of Radio Liberty from 1954 to 1975.
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1950
Cheaper by the Dozen
MovieMar 31, 1950

Cheaper by the Dozen

"Cheaper By the Dozen", based on the real-life story of the …
"Cheaper By the Dozen", based on the real-life story of the Gilbreth family, follows them from Providence, Rhode Island to Montclair, New Jersey, and details the amusing anecdotes found in large families. Frank Gilbreth, Sr., was a pioneer in the field of motion study, and often used his family as guinea pigs (with amusing and sometimes embarrassing results). He resisted popular culture,railing against his daughters' desires for bobbed hair and cosmetics.
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1948
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House
MovieMar 25, 1948

Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House

A man and his wife decide …
A man and his wife decide they can afford to have a house in the country built to their specifications. It's a lot more trouble than they think.
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1947
Song of the Thin Man
MovieAug 28, 1947

Song of the Thin Man

Nick and Nora investigate the murder of a bandleader in …
Nick and Nora investigate the murder of a bandleader in New York.
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The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer
MovieJul 24, 1947

The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer

Teenaged Susan Turner, …
Teenaged Susan Turner, with a severe crush on playboy artist Richard Nugent, sneaks into his apartment to model for him and is found there by her sister Judge Margaret Turner. Threatened with jail, Nugent agrees to date Susan until the crush abates. He counters Susan's comic false sophistication by even more comic put-on teenage mannerisms, with a slapstick climax.
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1946
The Best Years of Our Lives
MovieNov 21, 1946

The Best Years of Our Lives

Three World War II veterans …
Three World War II veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.
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So Goes My Love
MovieMay 1, 1946

So Goes My Love

Jane Budden, a country girl goes to the big city, determined to …
Jane Budden, a country girl goes to the big city, determined to find and marry a wealthy man. Instead, she meets and marries Hiram Maxim, a struggling inventor. After their marriage, his inventions become successful. Their happiness is complete when they have two children, and Maxim's portrait is given a place in the National Hall of Science.
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Gene Markey
Marriage1946

Gene Markey

Eugene Willford "Gene" Markey (December 11, 1895 – May …
Eugene Willford "Gene" Markey (December 11, 1895 – May 1, 1980) was an American author, producer, screenwriter, and highly decorated naval officer.
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1945
The Thin Man Goes Home
MovieJan 25, 1945

The Thin Man Goes Home

Nick and Nora visit Nick's …
Nick and Nora visit Nick's hometown, and end up involved in a murder.
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1942
John Hertz Jr.
MarriageJune 1942

John Hertz Jr.

Married John Hertz Jr..
1941
Shadow of the Thin Man
MovieNov 1, 1941

Shadow of the Thin Man

Nick and Nora are at their …
Nick and Nora are at their wisecracking best as they investigate murder and racketeering at a local race track.
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Love Crazy
MovieMay 23, 1941

Love Crazy

Steve and Susan Ireland are about to celebrate their 4th …
Steve and Susan Ireland are about to celebrate their 4th wedding anniversary by re-enacting their first date. When Susan's meddling mother interrupts and injures herself. Steve is left to take care of her and when he meets an old flame in the elevator--Susan's mother takes the opportunity to break-up their marriage. She convinces Susan that Steve is cheating on her-Susan files for divorce. Steve has one solution to save his marriage...Pretend he is insane.
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1940
Third Finger, Left Hand
MovieOct 11, 1940

Third Finger, Left Hand

A single magazine editor …
A single magazine editor pretends to be married in order to avoid advances from male colleagues, but complications ensue when she meets a potential suitor.
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I Love You Again
MovieAug 9, 1940

I Love You Again

While alone on a cruise, the upstanding - and mean - …
While alone on a cruise, the upstanding - and mean - teetotaler, Larry Wilson, receives a blow on the head, causing him to revert to his old, forgotten persona of man-about-town and swindler, George Carey. Deciding to get what he can out of his position as Wilson, he returns to Wilson's hometown to continue the pretense. The only trouble is he takes a serious shine to his wife, Kay, and doesn't at all agree that Larry should be letting her go.
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1939
Another Thin Man
MovieNov 17, 1939

Another Thin Man

In this adaptation of Dashiell Hammett's "The Farewell …
In this adaptation of Dashiell Hammett's "The Farewell Murder", Nick and Nora (and their dog Asta) visit the estate of Col. MacFay, who is being threatened by a mysterious man wanting revenge for a past injustice. When MacFay is murdered, that man is the obvious suspect - maybe too obvious.
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The Rains Came
MovieSep 8, 1939

The Rains Came

The adventurous Lady Edwina Esketh travels to the princely …
The adventurous Lady Edwina Esketh travels to the princely state of Ranchipur in India with her husband, Lord Albert Esketh, who is there to purchase some of the Maharajah's horses. She's surprised to meet an old friend, Tom Ransome who came to Ranchipur seven years before to paint the Maharajah's portrait and just stayed on. Ransome has developed something of a reputation - for womanizing and drinking too much - but that's OK with Edwina who is bored and looking for fun. She soon meets the local doctor, the hard working and serious Major Rama Safti. He doesn't immediately respond to her advances but when the seasonal rains come, disaster strikes when a dam fails, flooding much of the countryside. Disease soon sets in and everyone, including Ransome and Edwina, work at a non-stop pace to save as many as possible. Safti deeply admires Edwina's sacrifice but fate intervenes.
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Lucky Night
MovieMay 4, 1939

Lucky Night

A wealthy woman meets a bum on a park bench and marries …
A wealthy woman meets a bum on a park bench and marries him the same evening.
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1938
Too Hot to Handle
MovieSep 16, 1938

Too Hot to Handle

Chris Hunter is a sly newsreel reporter. While in Shanghai …
Chris Hunter is a sly newsreel reporter. While in Shanghai doing reports on the Chinese-Japanese war, he meets pilot Alma Harding. At first she doesn't trust him, but by a trick he manages to get her hired as his assistant. During an adventurous expedition through the jungles of South America he manages to change her view of him.
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1937
Double Wedding
MovieOct 15, 1937

Double Wedding

Two sisters of differing temperaments, the younger's …
Two sisters of differing temperaments, the younger's milquetoast fiancé, and a free-spirited artist in an auto trailer are all experiencing romantic complications.
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Parnell
MovieJun 4, 1937

Parnell

The life of Irish politician Charles Stewart Parnell, following …
The life of Irish politician Charles Stewart Parnell, following from 1880 onward his struggle to secure Home Rule, pursued in prison, Parliament, and elsewhere. Emphasis is on the relationship with married Katie O'Shea which threatens to bring all Parnell's plans to ruin. Moderately accurate historically.
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1936
After the Thin Man
MovieDec 25, 1936

After the Thin Man

Nick investigates the case of a missing man and later a …
Nick investigates the case of a missing man and later a murder that is connected to Nora's family.
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Libeled Lady
MovieOct 9, 1936

Libeled Lady

Warren Haggerty is the chief editor of the New York Evening …
Warren Haggerty is the chief editor of the New York Evening Star. He keeps on delaying his marriage with Gladys because of problems his newspapers must face. When a 5 million dollar lawsuit is filed by Connie Allenbury for falsely printing she is a marriage-breaker, he plans a marriage in words only between Gladys and the Don Juan Bill Chandler. The goal is to catch Connie alone with a married man.
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Arthur Hornblow Jr.
MarriageJune 1936

Arthur Hornblow Jr.

Arthur Hornblow Jr. (March 15, 1893 – July 17, 1976) was …
Arthur Hornblow Jr. (March 15, 1893 – July 17, 1976) was an American film producer.
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The Great Ziegfeld
MovieMar 22, 1936

The Great Ziegfeld

The ups and downs of Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., famed producer …
The ups and downs of Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., famed producer of extravagant stage revues, are portrayed.
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Petticoat Fever
MovieMar 20, 1936

Petticoat Fever

A lonesome wireless operator delays a couple who become …
A lonesome wireless operator delays a couple who become stranded in Labrador.
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Wife vs. Secretary
MovieFeb 28, 1936

Wife vs. Secretary

The wife of a publishing executive mistakenly believes that her …
The wife of a publishing executive mistakenly believes that her husband's relationship with his attractive secretary is more than professional.
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1934
Evelyn Prentice
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MovieNov 9, 1934

Evelyn Prentice

The neglected wife of a high profile attorney dallies with a …
The neglected wife of a high profile attorney dallies with a unscrupulous womanizer and finds herself involved in blackmail and murder.
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The Thin Man
MovieMay 25, 1934

The Thin Man

Former detective Nick Charles and his wealthy wife Nora …
Former detective Nick Charles and his wealthy wife Nora investigate a murder case, mostly for the fun of it.
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Manhattan Melodrama
MovieMay 4, 1934

Manhattan Melodrama

Orphans Edward "Blackie" Gallagher and Jim Wade are …
Orphans Edward "Blackie" Gallagher and Jim Wade are lifelong friends who take different paths in life. Blackie thrives on gambling and grows up to be a hard-nosed racketeer. Bookworm Wade becomes a D.A. vying for the Governorship. When Blackie's girlfriend Eleanor leaves him and marries the more down to earth Wade, Blackie harbors no resentment. In fact, their friendship is so strong that Blackie murders an attorney threatening to derail Wade's bid to become Governor. The morally straight Wade's last job as D.A. is to convict his friend of the murder, and send him to the electric chair. After he becomes Governor, Wade has the authority to commute Blackie's death sentence-- a decision that pits his high moral ethics against a lifelong friendship.
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1933
The Prizefighter and the Lady
MovieNov 10, 1933

The Prizefighter and the Lady

Steve is just a heavy duty …
Steve is just a heavy duty bartender when Edwin J. Bennett, known as the Professor, starts training him for the ring. While doing road work, he is almost killed by a speeding car which crashes into a ditch. In the car is Belle Mercer and her driver. Steve takes Belle to a farmhouse and is smitten by her, but she is Willie Ryan's Girl. The fight is a breeze and later, Steve again meets Belle with Willie. That night, Steve and Belle disappear and return married, much to the disappointment of Ryan. Then Steve starts training in ernest and is 19 for 19 in the ring. However, he has an eye for the women and an expanding ego to match.
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Penthouse
MovieSep 8, 1933

Penthouse

A lawyer's fiancée leaves him after he defends a racketeer …
A lawyer's fiancée leaves him after he defends a racketeer accused of murder, but she needs his help when her new beau is accused of killing an old flame.
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When Ladies Meet
MovieJun 23, 1933

When Ladies Meet

Mary, a writer working on a novel about a love triangle, is …
Mary, a writer working on a novel about a love triangle, is attracted to her publisher. Her suitor Jimmy is determined to break them up; he introduces Mary to the publisher's wife without telling Mary who she is.
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The Barbarian
MovieMay 12, 1933

The Barbarian

A racy story of Myrna, who arrives in Cairo to meet her fiance. …
A racy story of Myrna, who arrives in Cairo to meet her fiance. She attracts the attention of Ramon, a conniving Arab guide who enchants rich women tourists in order to take advantage of them. She falls under his spell, and he turns out to be more than he seems.
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1932
The Animal Kingdom
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MovieDec 23, 1932

The Animal Kingdom

Tom Collier has had a great relationship with Daisy, but …
Tom Collier has had a great relationship with Daisy, but when he decides to marry, it is not Daisy whom he asks, it is Cecelia. After the marriage, Tom is bored with the social scene and the obligations of his life. He publishes books that will sell, not books that he wants to write. Even worse, he has his old friend working as a butler and Cecelia wants him fired. When Tom tries to get back together with Daisy to renew the feelings that he once felt, Daisy turns the tables on him and leaves to protect both of them.
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The Mask of Fu Manchu
MovieNov 5, 1932

The Mask of Fu Manchu

Englishmen race to find the …
Englishmen race to find the tomb of Genghis Khan. They have to get there fast, as the evil genius Dr. Fu Manchu is also searching, and if he gets the mysteriously powerful relics, he and his diabolical daughter will enslave the world!
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Thirteen Women
MovieSep 16, 1932

Thirteen Women

Ursula plots to murder 12 women with her supernatural powers.
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The Wet Parade
MovieMar 17, 1932

The Wet Parade

Sprawling story of Prohibition set against two families and how …
Sprawling story of Prohibition set against two families and how they are affected by booze. The stories come together when two young people (Robert Young, Dorothy Jordan) join in a common fight against liquor because it has destroyed their families. Both pros and cons are presented, but the screenplay definitely sides with the abstainers. The fathers destroyed by demon rum are played by Walter Huston and Lewis Stone, and look for Jimmy Durante as a bearded federal agent!
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Emma
MovieJan 2, 1932

Emma

After decades of raising the motherless Smith children, …
After decades of raising the motherless Smith children, housekeeper Emma Thatcher is faced with resentment when she marries their father.
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1931
Consolation Marriage
MovieOct 15, 1931

Consolation Marriage

In prohibition-era Manhattan, shopkeeper Mary Brown …
In prohibition-era Manhattan, shopkeeper Mary Brown loses Aubrey, her childhood sweetheart, when he marries a rich woman. Reporter Steve "Rollo" Porter has lost -his- childhood sweetheart, Elaine, who has also married another. Mary and Steve become friends, and make a marriage of convenience, based on a shared sense of whimsical humor as well as their mutual losses. When their old loves re-enter their lives a few years later, Mary and Steve must decide what is really important to them.
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1930
The Last of the Duanes
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MovieAug 31, 1930

The Last of the Duanes

Buck Duane avenges his …
Buck Duane avenges his father's murder by gunning down the killer, but must flee from the law. He finds Ruth, whom he once loved, in the clutches of the outlaw Bland. In rescuing Ruth, he ...
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1928
What Price Beauty?
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MovieJan 18, 1928

What Price Beauty?

Wholesome country girl, Mary, works at the 'House of Magic' …
Wholesome country girl, Mary, works at the 'House of Magic' beauty salon and pines for the dreamy owner, Clay. Unfortunately Clay has also been targeted by experienced vamp, Rita, who has him set firmly in her improper sights. After an elaborate dream that has Clay changing the women that surround him into fantastical fashion creations, good sense finally takes hold and natural beauty Mary prevails.
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1927
Ham and Eggs at the Front
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MovieDec 24, 1927

Ham and Eggs at the Front

Fifi, (Mryna Loy), a dusky, …
Fifi, (Mryna Loy), a dusky, sultry Senegalese spy, uses her wiles to get information out of two American army soldiers, Ham, (Tom Wilson), and Eggs, (Heinie Conklin), in France during World War One.
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1905
Myrna Loy
BirthAugust 1905

Myrna Loy

Myrna Loy was born.
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