Polly Ann Young

Polly Ann Young (October 25, 1908 – January 21, 1997) was an American actress.

Polly Ann Young
Polly Ann Young in The Man from Utah.jpg
Born(1908-10-25)October 25, 1908
DiedJanuary 21, 1997(1997-01-21) (aged 88)
Years active1917–1941
Carter Hermann
(m. 1935; died 1981)


Young was born in Denver, Colorado.[1] Actresses Loretta Young and Sally Blane were her sisters.[2] From 1917 to 1941, she was featured in over 40 movies, some of them minor, uncredited roles. Among her more notable movie roles was as John Wayne's leading lady in The Man from Utah (1934). Her last film was the Poverty Row horror movie Invisible Ghost with Bela Lugosi in 1941.

Young married Carter Hermann in 1935, and they had four children. Her husband died in the 1980s, and she died in 1997 of cancer in Los Angeles, California, aged 88. Her sisters Sally and Loretta also died of cancer. She was a half-sister to Georgiana Young, wife of actor Ricardo Montalbán. Young was a Roman Catholic[citation needed], the same as her sisters and mother, and was educated in convent school.[3]

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  1. ^ Ellenberger, Allan R. (2001). Celebrities in Los Angeles Cemeteries: A Directory. Jefferson, NC: McFarland. p. 174. ISBN 978-0-7864-5019-0. Retrieved July 2, 2018.
  2. ^ "Polly Ann Young; Movie Actress, Sister of Loretta Young". The Los Angeles Times. January 18, 1997. Retrieved October 4, 2020.
  3. ^ Spicer, Chrystopher J. (2002). Clark Gable: Biography, Filmography, Bibliography. Jefferson, NC: McFarland. p. 113. ISBN 978-0-7864-1124-5.

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