Died Today (December 14th): Myrna Loy (1905–1993)

WILDsound Writing and Film Festival Review

myrnaloyMyrna Loy (1905–1993)

Born: August 2, 1905 in Radersburg, Montana, USA
Died: December 14, 1993 (age 88) in New York City, New York, USA

Married to: Howland Hill Sargeant (1 June 1951 – 31 May 1960) (divorced)
Gene Markey (3 January 1946 – 21 August 1950) (divorced)
John Daniel Hertz Jr. (6 June 1942 – 21 August 1944) (divorced)
Arthur Hornblow Jr. (27 June 1936 – 1 June 1942) (divorced)

[on her work with William Powell] I never enjoyed my work more than when I worked with William Powell. He was a brilliant actor, a delightful companion, a great friend and, above all, a true gentleman.

[Speaking in the late 1960s] I admire some of the people on the screen today, but most of them look like everybody else. In our day we had individuality. Pictures were more sophisticated. All this nudity is too excessive and it is getting very…

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