Myrna Loy in Airport 1975 | 1974
Clip Name: Passengers Buying Drinks
About this actor
Myrna Loy (August 2, 1905 – December 14, 1993) was an American actress. Trained as a dancer, she devoted herself fully to an acting career following a few minor roles in silent films. Originally typecast in exotic roles, often as a vamp or a woman of Asian descent, her career prospects improved following her portrayal of Nora Charles in The Thin Man (1934). Her successful pairing with William Powell resulted in 14 films together, including several subsequent Thin Man films. Loy was born Myrna Adele Williams to Adelle Mae (née Johnson) and rancher David Franklin Williams in Radersburg, Montana, a small town near Helena. She was of Welsh and Scottish ancestry. Her first name came from a train station whose name her father liked. Her father was also a banker and real estate developer and the youngest man ever elected to the Montana state legislature. Her mother studied music at the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago. During the winter of 1912, Loy's mother nearly died from...