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Myrna Loy
Original name: Myrna Adele Williams Loy
Birth: Aug. 2, 1905
Broadwater County
Montana, USA
Death: Dec. 14, 1993
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Actress. Myrna Loy began her career as a dancer before transitioning into films during the silent era and being typecast as exotic women. Her career began to take off during the early 1930's with such films as Arrowsmith (1931) which starred Ronald Colman and Helen Hayes and 1932's "The Mask of Fu Manchu". In the mid 1930s she starred in the films "Manhattan Melodrama" (1934) and "The Thin Man" (1934) which co-starred William Powell. Loy and Powell had great screen chemistry and were paired together in many more films for years to come including "Libeled Lady" (1936) and several sequels from the "Thin Man" series. In the late 1930's Myrna Loy was named the Queen of Hollywood (Clark Gable was named the king). During World War 2 she took time off to work with the Red Cross. Her career in the 1940's was successful though she made fewer films. Her two most notable films of the 1940's are "The Best Years of Our Lives" (1946) co-starring Fredric March and "Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House" (1948) also starring Cary Grant. In the 1950‚s she appeared in the films "Cheaper by the Dozen‚ (1950) and "Belles on their Toes" (1952). In 1991 she was the recipient of an honorary Oscar award. (bio by: r77ortiz) 
Family links: 
  David Franklin Williams (1879 - 1918)
  Adele Mae Johnson Williams (1880 - 1966)
  Arthur Hornblow (1893 - 1976)*
  Eugene Willford Markey (1895 - 1980)*
  John Daniel Hertz (1908 - 1968)*
  Howland Hill Sargeant (1911 - 1984)*
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Complications during surgery
Forestvale Cemetery
Lewis and Clark County
Montana, USA
Plot: East half lot #4 valley view
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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- linda
 Added: Aug. 20, 2017
Happy Belated Heavenly Birthday to one of the greatest actress that Hollywood ever had. RIP dear Myrna....always....
- Rosie
 Added: Aug. 4, 2017
God's blessings, and a very Happy Birthday to the Queen of Hollywood... You are loved always...
- Gil
 Added: Aug. 2, 2017
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