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. In the 1980s Young returned to the small screen and won a Golden Globe in Christmas Eve in 1986. Young, a devout Roman Catholic, worked with various Catholic charities after her acting career.
Loretta Young Quotes
Loretta Young #Beauty #Home
Like charity, I believe glamour should begin at home.
Loretta Young #Business
I learned you have to fight for yourself in the picture business.
Loretta Young #Courage #Faith #God
I'm grateful to God for His bountiful gifts... He gave me courage and faith in myself.
Loretta Young #Courage
Fashion should not be expected to serve in the stead of courage or character.
Loretta Young #Dreams
In my dreams, I could be a Princess, and that's what I was. Like most little girls, I believed nothing less than a Prince could make my dreams come true.
Loretta Young #Education
In common with many others in the varied branches of our profession, my academic education is subnormal.
Loretta Young #Beauty
There is no personal achievement in being born beautiful.
Loretta Young #Love
Love isn't something you find. Love is something that finds you.
Loretta Young #Money
When I left 20th Century-Fox to freelance, my agent believed that getting big money was the way to establish real importance in our industry.
Loretta Young #Success
Success can't be forced.
Loretta Young #Teacher
Nearly everyone I met, worked with, or read about was my teacher, one way or another.
Loretta Young #Business
As an actress, emotions are my business, my stock-in-trade. As such, I've dealt with them nearly all my life.
Loretta Young #Death
I've always been scared to death of pain - afraid, even, to think of it.
Loretta Young #Travel
If you have enthusiasm, you have a very dynamic, effective companion to travel with you on the road to Somewhere.
Loretta Young #Dating #Family #Home
I can't imagine dating a boy, meeting him only outside the home. What's a home and family for if it's not the center of one's life?