Myrna LOY (1905-1993) * AFI Top Actress nominee > Active 1925–82 > Born Myrna Adele Williams 2 Aug 1905 Montana > Died 14 Dec 1993 (aged 88) New York City, Surgical complications > Spouses: Arthur Hornblow, Jr. (1936-42 div); John Hertz, Jr. (1942-44 div); Gene Markey (1946-50 div); Howland H. Sargeant (1951-60 div) > Children: none. Survived breast cancer, had two masectomies.
Myrna Loy(August 2, 1905 – December 14, 1993) was an American actress. She was originally typecast in exotic roles, often as a vamp or a woman of Asian descent, but her career prospects improved following her portrayal of Nora Charles in The Thin Man (1934). In 1937, she was crowned the "Queen of Hollywood" by a nationwide poll.