LORETTA YOUNG WAS BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1913

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Loretta Young began as a child actress, she had a long and varied
career in films from 1917 to 1953. She won the 1948 Best Actress
Academy Award for her role in the 1947 film The Farmer’s
Daughter
, and received an Oscar nomination for work in 
Come to the Stable, in 1950. Loretta then moved to what 
was then the relatively new medium of television, where 
she had a dramatic anthology series from 1953 to 1961
called The Loretta Young Show. The series earned
three Emmy Awards. Loretta died August 12, 2000. 

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                  Publicity photo for The Loretta Young Show

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ACTRESS NICHELLE NICHOLS IS 78 TODAY

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Nichelle Nichols was a singer with Duke Ellington and Lionel
Hampton before becoming an actress. She is best known
for her role as Communications Lt. Uhura of STAR  TREK
which ran on NBC from 1966 to 1969. Nichelle was one of
the first black women to be featured in a major TV series.

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JOBETH WILLIAMS TURNED 62 TODAY

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TV/ film actress and director JoBeth Williams started her
career as a cast member of the CBS daytime soap THE
GUIDING LIGHT.
She is currently president of the Screen
Actors Guild.

 

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