Death of Loretta Young

January 6, 1913 - August 12, 2000
Los Angeles, California | Age 87

Academy Award-winning actress dies at 87
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Loretta Young, the elegant Hollywood beauty who specialized in playing strong-willed heroines with firm principles during a 26-year film career and went on to star in her own television show, died Saturday of ovarian cancer. She was 87.

Young, whose acting career extended from silent movies to television and included an Academy Award for best actress in "The Farmer's Daughter,'' died at the home of her sister Georgiana Montalban and actor Ricardo Montalban early Saturday morning,...

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