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Myrna Loy

Myrna Loy


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Also Known As: Died: December 14, 1993
Born: August 2, 1905 Cause of Death: complications from surgery
Birth Place: Raidersburg, Montana, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

MGM: When the Lion Roars (1992) as (Archival Footage)
A three-part documentary series exploring the history of MGM Studios.
Just Tell Me What You Want (1980) as Stella Liberti
When her older lover won''''t make their relationship legal, a woman takes up with a younger man.
The End (1978) as Maureen Lawson
A dying man enlists a mental patient to help him commit suicide.
Ants (1977) as Ethel Adams
Terror from the depths of the earth traps a group of fun-seekers at a lavish summer resort in this thriller that initially was to have been called simply "Ants!" The movie was subsequently titled "Panic at Lakewood Manor."
It's Showtime (1976) as Herself
Film clips trace the careers of the screen's most popular animal actors.
Airport '75 (1975) as Tipsy Mrs Devaney
After a mid-air collision, a jet''''s stewardess has to take the pilot''''s seat.
Elevator, The (1974) as Amanda Kenyon
A claustrophobic armed robber, fleeing from his latest job, finds himself trapped with a group of people between floors in a high-rise building.
Indict and Convict (1973) as Judge Christine Taylor
This courtroom drama finds prosecutor Grizzard against his deputy D.A. pal Shatner, who is accused of murdering his wife and her lover although he was 150 miles away at the time of the killing.
Couple Takes a Wife, The (1972) as Mother
An independent-minded couple, each insisting on a business career, decide to hire a second "wife" -- someone who looks like a model and works like a scrub-woman -- to take care of the house and kids, but the three-way arrangement threatens to break up the marriage.
Death Takes a Holiday (1971) as Selena Chapman
In this updated remake of the 1934 movie that starred Fredric March, Death in human form comes to earth to learn why people hang onto life so tenaciously and unexpectedly falls in love with a beautiful young woman. The film reunited veteran actors Melvyn Douglas and Myrna Loy for the first time sinc
Do Not Fold, Spindle or Mutilate (1971) as Sussy Tryon
Four elderly ladies with time on their hands create a fictional girl for a computer dating service and get involved with a psychopath. Helen Hayes, in her first TV movie, was Emmy-nominated for her performance.
The April Fools (1969) as Grace Greenlaw
Newly-promoted if none too happily married Howard Brubaker leaves a rowdy Company party early with the stunning Catherine, whom it turns out is herself unhappily married - to the boss. They spend an innocent night in New York becoming more and more attracted to each other, so that when Catherine announces she intends to leave her husband and return to Paris Howard asks to go along too. In the cold light of morning problems and pressures from spouses crowd in.
Midnight Lace (1960) as Aunt Bea [Coleman]
A young woman can't get anyone to believe she's being stalked.
From the Terrace (1960) as Martha Eaton
A financial wizard is tempted to sacrifice his career for an affair.
Lonelyhearts (1958) as Florence Shrike
A sensitive young reporter assigned to write an advice column gets caught up in his readers' lives.
The Ambassador's Daughter (1956) as Mrs. Cartwright
A diplomat's daughter in Paris turns a fact-finding mission into a non-stop party.
Belles on Their Toes (1952) as Dr. Lillian M. Gilbreth
The "Cheaper by the Dozen" crew is back, sans Clifton Webb. Lillian is struggling to make ends meet without her husband's income, while Anne, Martha, and even Ernestine find romance.
Cheaper by the Dozen (1950) as Lillian Gilbreth
A pioneering efficiency expert tests his theories on his large family.
The Red Pony (1949) as Alice Tiflin
A rancher''''s son learns a valuable lesson when he''''s given a pony.
That Dangerous Age (1949)
A lonely wife of a workaholic husband on the magical Isle of Capri meets a charming and attractive young man. An exciting affair must end when word gets back to the husband and he becomes ill. Then the daughter enters the scene.
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948) as Muriel Blandings
A New York businessman''''s dream of a country home is shattered when he buys a tumbledown rural shack.
The Senator Was Indiscreet (1948) as Mrs. Melvin G. Ashton
Dim-witted blowhard, Melvin G. Ashton, is a US Senator who wants to be President. He hires Lew Gibson, a talented PR man who gets Ashton in newsreels and on the front page, never thinking he'll win. But Ashton has a secret weapon: a diary documenting every shady deal his party's made for 35 years. With the diary, he blackmails the party leaders to support his candidacy, and he's on his way to the nomination. An unseen political enemy is after the diary, using the young and lovely Valerie Shepherd to get into the Senator's room, and Lew's fiancée, reporter Poppy McNaughton thinks she can get her hands on it, too, and stop Ashton. Will the otherwise unemployable dope become President?
The Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer (1947) as [Judge] Margaret [Turner]
A teenage girl's crush on a playboy spells trouble, particularly when he falls for her older sister.
Song of the Thin Man (1947) as Nora Charles
Society sleuths Nick and Nora Charles investigate a murder in a jazz club.
So Goes My Love (1946) as Jane Budden Maxim
An inventor rises to fame with the support of his loving wife.
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) as Milly Stephenson
Three returning servicemen fight to adjust to life after World War II.
The Thin Man Goes Home (1945) as Nora Charles
On a trip to visit his parents, detective Nick Charles gets mixed up in a murder investigation.
Love Crazy (1941) as Susan Ireland
A businessman concocts a series of harebrained schemes to keep his wife from divorcing him.
Shadow of the Thin Man (1941) as Nora [Charles]
High society sleuths Nick and Nora Charles run into a variety of shady characters while investigating a race-track murder.
I Love You Again (1940) as Kay Wilson
A solid married man discovers he's forgotten a past existence as a con artist.
Third Finger, Left Hand (1940) as Margot Sherwood Merrick
A man-shy fashion editor pretends to be married until a suitor claims to be her husband.
Lucky Night (1939) as Cora Jordan
During a drunken night out, an heiress marries a broken-down gambler.
The Rains Came (1939) as Lady Edwina Esketh
A Hindu doctor's affair with a British noblewoman is disrupted by a violent flood.
Another Thin Man (1939) as Nora [Charles]
Not even the joys of parenthood can stop married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles from investigating a murder on a Long Island estate.
Man-Proof (1938) as Mimi Swift
A woman refuses to give up on the man she loves, even after he marries someone else.
Test Pilot (1938) as Ann [Thursday] Barton
An irresponsible test pilot's wife and best friend try to get him to grow up.
Too Hot to Handle (1938) as Alma Harding
Rival newsreel photographers vie for scoops and a beautiful lady flyer.
Double Wedding (1937) as Margit Agnew
A dress designer tries to break her sister's engagement to a free-living artist, only to discover the man is falling for her instead.
Parnell (1937) as Katie [O'Shea]
True story of the Irish politician whose fight for freedom was compromised by his affair with a married woman.
The Great Ziegfeld (1936) as Billie Burke [Ziegfeld]
Lavish biography of Flo Ziegfeld, the producer who became Broadway's biggest starmaker.
Libeled Lady (1936) as Connie Allenbury
When an heiress sues a newspaper, the editor hires a reporter to compromise her.
To Mary--With Love (1936) as Mary Wallace
Ten years of married life beginning in 1925. Mary stands by Jack after the Depression of 1929 but considers divorce when he again becomes successful by 1935. Bill, who loves Mary, works at keeping them together.
After the Thin Man (1936) as Nora [Charles]
Married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles try to clear Nora''''s cousin of a murder charge.
Petticoat Fever (1936) as Irene Campion
A lonely radio operator in Alaska falls for an engaged woman.
Wife Vs. Secretary (1936) as Linda [Stanhope]
A secretary becomes so valuable to her boss that it jeopardizes his marriage.
Whipsaw (1935) as Vivian Palmer
A G-man woos the sole female member of a criminal gang.
Wings in the Dark (1935) as Sheila Mason
The Thin Man (1934) as Nora [Charles]
A husband-and-wife detective team takes on the search for a missing inventor and almost get killed for their efforts.
Evelyn Prentice (1934) as Evelyn Prentice
A criminal lawyer's wife faces blackmail when she has an affair.
Men in White (1934) as Laura [Hudson]
A young doctor has to choose between his studies and his marriage to a society girl.
Broadway Bill (1934) as The Princess [Alice Higgins]
An heiress and her brother-in-law defy her father by going into horse racing.
Stamboul Quest (1934) as Annemarie [also known as Fräulein Doktor and Helena Bohlen]
A notorious enemy spy falls for an American medical student during World War I.
Manhattan Melodrama (1934) as Eleanor
Boyhood friends grow up on opposite sides of the law.
Scarlet River (1933) as Herself
During location shooting, a movie cowboy is called upon to act like the real thing.
The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933) as Belle [Mercer Morgan]
A boxing champion falls for a gangster''''s moll.
The Barbarian (1933) as Diana [Standing]
An Arab prince masquerades as a tour guide to court a beautiful American.
Penthouse (1933) as Gertie Waxted
The mob frames a lawyer for murder, so he enlists a call girl's help in finding the real killer.
Topaze (1933) as Coco
A simple schoolteacher gets caught up in a wealthy baron''''s crooked schemes.
When Ladies Meet (1933) as Mary [Howard]
A female novelist doesn't realize her new friend is the wife whose husband she's trying to steal.
Night Flight (1933) as Brazilian pilot's wife
An airline's owner runs his business with ruthless disregard for safety.
Vanity Fair (1932) as Becky Sharp
Love Me Tonight (1932) as Countess Valentine
A Parisian tailor falls in love with a princess.
New Morals for Old (1932) as Myra
The generation gap almost tears apart a New York society family.
Thirteen Women (1932) as Ursula Georgi
A mysterious Eurasian tries to murder the 12 boarding school roommates who treated her like an outsider.
The Wet Parade (1932) as Eileen Pinchon
A crusading politician fights the evils of both drink and prohibition.
Emma (1932) as Isabelle [Countess Marlin]
A housekeeper faces unexpected snobbery when she marries her boss.
The Animal Kingdom (1932) as Cecelia [Henry Collier]
An intellectual publisher can''''t choose between his society wife and his free thinking former love.
The Mask of Fu Manchu (1932) as Fah Lo See
A Chinese warlord threatens explorers in search of the key to global power.
The Woman in Room 13 (1932) as Sari Lodar
A Connecticut Yankee (1931) as Queen Morgan le Fay/Seductive woman in mansion
An accident sends a modern repairman back in time to King Arthur's court.
Body and Soul (1931) as Alice Lester, also known as "Pom Pom"
Andress, Watson and Johnson are with a Royal Air Force squadron in France. When Watson is killed in combat, Andrews tries to return the letters Watson received from a girl called "Pom-Pom." There are two possibilities: one is Watson's widow, the other is a German spy.
Rebound (1931) as Evie [Lawrence]
A woman takes back her straying husband when he's jilted.
Skyline (1931) as Paula Lambert
Consolation Marriage (1931) as Elaine Brandon
A couple who married after each was jilted faces the return of their former loved ones.
The Naughty Flirt (1931) as Linda Gregory
A flighty heiress goes to work as a secretary to win the straitlaced man she loves.
Arrowsmith (1931) as Joyce Lanyon
A crusading doctor fights his way through tragedy to find his true calling.
Transatlantic (1931) as [Kay Graham] His wife
Hush Money (1931) as Flo Curtis
The Devil to Pay (1930) as Mary [Crayle]
A spendthrift''''s return shakes up his family.
The Truth About Youth (1930) as Kara, The Firefly
A gold digging cabaret singer is unaware that her latest love is penniless.
Bride of the Regiment (1930) as Sophie
Cameo Kirby (1930) as Lea
Cock o' the Walk (1930) as Narita
Isle of Escape (1930) as Moira
Jazz Cinderella (1930) as Mildred Vane
Renegades (1930) as Eleanore
Rogue of the Rio Grande (1930) as Carmita
Under a Texas Moon (1930) as Lolita Romero
Last of the Duanes (1930) as Lola
Buck Duane avenges his father's murder by gunning down the killer, but must flee from the law. He finds Ruth, whom he once loved, in the clutches of the outlaw Bland. In rescuing Ruth, he becomes entangled with Bland's amorous wife.
The Great Divide (1929) as Manuella
A businessman masquerades as a bandit to kidnap a flapper and end her reckless days.
Hardboiled Rose (1929) as Rose Duhamel
The Black Watch (1929) as Yasmani
Captain Donald King of the British Army goes to India just as World War I breaks out, convincing his comrades that he is a coward. In reality, he is on a secret mission to rescue British soldiers held prisoner there.
The Squall (1929) as Nubi
A gypsy beauty sets the men of a farming family to fighting over her favors.
Noah's Ark (1929) as Dancer/slave girl
An American playboy's discovery of honor and courage during World War I parallels the biblical story of the flood.
The Show of Shows (1929) as
Warner Bros. stars perform a series of musical and dramatic sketches.
Evidence (1929) as Native girl
The Desert Song (1929) as Azuri
The story of The Red Shadow and Pierre Bierbeau, both played by the same person.
Fancy Baggage (1929) as Myrna
Beware of Married Men (1928) as Juanita Sheldon
Pay As You Enter (1928) as Yvonne de Russo
The Midnight Taxi (1928) as Gertie Fairfax
The Crimson City (1928) as Onoto
Turn Back the Hours (1928) as Tiza Torreon
State Street Sadie (1928) as Isobel/State Street Sadie
Don Juan (1927) as Maia, Lucretia's maid
In this silent film, the legendary lover fights to survive intrigue in the court of the Borgias.
The Girl From Chicago (1927) as Mary Carlton
The Jazz Singer (1927) as Chorus girl
A cantor's son breaks with family tradition to go into show business.
A Sailor's Sweetheart (1927) as Claudette Ralston
The Heart of Maryland (1927) as Mulatta
Simple Sis (1927) as Edith Van
Bitter Apples (1927) as Belinda White
Finger Prints (1927) as The Vamp
If I Were Single (1927) as Joan
The Climbers (1927) as Countess Veya
The Caveman (1926) as Maid
The Gilded Highway (1926) as Irene Quartz
Why Girls Go Back Home (1926) as Sally Short
Across the Pacific (1926) as Roma
The Exquisite Sinner (1926) as The Living Statue
So This Is Paris (1926) as Maid

Cast (special)

63rd Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1991)
Live coverage of the sixty-third annual Academy Awards ceremony.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1988) as Award Recipient
A special broadcast of the eleventh annual gala tribute to the distinguished artists who are recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors, taped December 4, 1988 in Washington, DC. This year's honorees are Alvin Ailey, George Burns, Myrna Loy, Alexander Schneider, and Roger L. Stevens.
Legends of the Screen (1983) as Guest
The program recalls screen legends via film clips and live interviews with the stars themselves.
Summer Solstice (1981) as Margaret Turner
The story, set in Wyoming, explores the fifty-year marriage of Joshua and Margaret Turner--from their first meeting on a Cape Cod beach to the present.

Cast (short)

Another Romance of Celluloid (1938)
This short film provides a look at the movie making process and a tour of various studio stages.

Misc. Crew (short)

Myrna Loy (1962)
This short film, part of the Hollywood Hist-o-Rama series, offers a brief biography of Myrna Loy.
Some of the Greatest (1955)
This short film showcases scenes from "Don Juan" (1926), starring John Barrymore.
Northward, Ho! (1939)
This promotional short for "Northwest Passage" (1940) presents how a movie studio must often prepare a remote location before shooting can begin for a film.

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