Myrna Loy

(Myrna Williams)
Born: 8/2/1905
Birthplace: Raidersburg, Montana

Loy worked under contract at Warners, at first in silent films, often playing mysterious, vampy characters suited to her exotic good looks. She emerged as a film star in the popular series of ?Thin Man? movies, beginning with The Thin Man (1934), cast opposite William Powell . During the 1930s she reigned as the ?Queen of Hollywood,? and she starred in a long roster of films, including Double Wedding (1937), The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), and Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948).

Died: 12/14/1993
See also: