Getty Images. It was and the year-old Young was living a life of comfort and splendor in Palm Springs. At that point, Young was best remembered for The Loretta Young Show , a pioneering and massively successful program that had put her in American living rooms for the bulk of the '50s. Even years out of the spotlight, her distinctive doe eyes and name would have been recognizable to anyone born before Over the course of the next two years, Young managed to hide the pregnancy, birth, and young infant for more than a year, eventually manufacturing an adoption narrative to bring her daughter home.
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She was 72 and lived in Los Angeles. In a career that began when she was spotted by a Warner Brothers talent agent in , Miss Smith had an image as a strong-willed actress who often played tempestuous romantic leads opposite many of Hollywood's most glamourous male stars. Starting out as a young actress at Warner Brothers, she played a series of film roles that established her as one of Hollywood's leading actresses. Though known for her beauty, with her penetrating blue-green eyes and low, throaty voice, she managed to submerge it when asked to play a vengeful woman or a cold, calculating seductress. Popular With Crews. One of her most successful films was "Night and Day" , in which she played the wife of the composer Cole Porter, opposite Cary Grant. More often than not, Miss Smith received good reviews even when her play or film had bad ones.
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In the mids, Gary Cooper was the man to cast in Hollywood films. However, while the man might have been a skilled actor, he got up to plenty behind the scenes too. Gary Cooper was a man who knew how to succeed in film. He took on roles that appealed to all manner of audiences, and never lost the charm that made him so likable.
I'm pretty sure 95 percent of the tabloid-y magazines this week and last week, and the week before, and next week are all about Britney Spears. Does she have mental health issues? Did she get a restraining order against her paparazzo boyfriend? When was the last time she saw her kids? How many Rite Aids has she visited this week?