She was born Gretchen Young in Salt Lake City in 1913, moving to Hollywood in 1916 where she started appearing in films at the age of 3. Her career continued and her fame grew. In 1947 she won an Oscar for her performance in The Farmer's Daughter. Every holiday season you can see her in The Bishop's Wife with Cary Grant and David Niven.
She starred in a multitude of films prior to 1953. It Happens Every Thursday was her last film role before her television career began.
It was said that her personal quote was "wearing the correct dress for any occasion is a matter of good manners".
Sadly she left this world in 2000 at the age of 87.
Interesting Note: She had only one child in 1935 with CLARK GABLE. Go Girl!!!
Below is some items we think Loretta Young would love........
Vintage 50s 60s Three Strand Tiered Faux Pearl and Smoke Grey Gray AB Aurora Borealis Bib Statement Necklace -- Wedding Bridal Choker -- MAD MEN Era