Myrna Loy
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"Myrna Loy" was an American film, television and stage actress.

Trained as a dancer, Loy devoted herself fully to an acting career following a few minor roles in silent films. She was originally typecast in exotic roles, often as a femme fatale/vamp or a woman of Asian descent, but her career prospects improved greatly following her portrayal of Nick and Nora Charles/Nora Charles in The Thin Man (film)/The Thin Man (1934).

Although Loy was never nominated for a competitive Academy Award, in March 1991 she was presented with an Academy Honorary Award/Honorary Academy Award with the inscription "in recognition of her extraordinary qualities both on screen and off, with appreciation for a lifetime's worth of indelible performances". In 2014, Maureen O'Hara joined Loy in becoming the only actresses to ever receive an Academy Award for acting without having been nominated previously.

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