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Loretta Young

1913 - 2000

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Loretta Young (born Gretchen Young; January 6, 1913 – August 12, 2000) was an American actress. Starting as a child, she had a long and varied career in film from 1917 to 1953. She received numerous honors including an Academy Award, two Golden Globe Awards, and three Primetime Emmy Awards as well as two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her work in film and television. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Loretta Young has received more than 5,080,215 page views. Her biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Loretta Young is the 964th most popular actor (down from 865th in 2019), the 1,765th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,610th in 2019) and the 478th most popular American Actor.

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  • 60

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  • 2.67

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  • 6.10

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Among actors, Loretta Young ranks 964 out of 9,996Before her are Florinda Bolkan, John Carradine, David Bradley, Audrey Tautou, Halit Ergenç, and Chespirito. After her are Eunice Gayson, Aaron Eckhart, Isabel Sarli, Sacha Baron Cohen, Karin Dor, and Samantha Fox.

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Among people born in 1913, Loretta Young ranks 76Before her are Heinz Linge, Robert Adler, Stewart Granger, Nicolás Gómez Dávila, Alexander Pokryshkin, and Boris Pahor. After her are Eddie Constantine, Mary Leakey, Heinz Kohut, Wolfgang Lüth, Shih Kien, and Bruno Pontecorvo. Among people deceased in 2000, Loretta Young ranks 51Before her are Petar Mladenov, Friedrich Gulda, Moacir Barbosa Nascimento, Herta Bothe, Takashi Kano, and Jan Karski. After her are Lolo Ferrari, A. E. van Vogt, Hirokazu Ninomiya, Lazar Koliševski, Akira Nozawa, and Keizō Obuchi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Loretta Young ranks 1,765 out of 18,182Before her are Richard Avedon (1923), Cus D'Amato (1908), Lloyd Shapley (1923), Anna Nicole Smith (1967), Robert Reich (1946), and Tex Avery (1908). After her are Moby (1965), Cab Calloway (1907), Aaron Eckhart (1968), Edward T. Hall (1914), Leon M. Lederman (1922), and Kim Peek (1951).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Loretta Young ranks 478Before her are Lee Majors (1939), Tony Burton (1937), Jeffrey DeMunn (1947), Robert Loggia (1930), Laura Dern (1967), and John Carradine (1906). After her are Aaron Eckhart (1968), Michael Massee (1952), Owen Wilson (1968), Jeffrey Dean Morgan (1966), George Chakiris (1934), and Matthew Broderick (1962).

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