Posts Tagged ‘Beau Bridges’

Lloyd Bridges 100th Birthday

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013






  • BORN: January 15, 1913, San Leandro, California
  • DIED: March 10, 1998, Los Angeles, California
  • CAUSE OF DEATH: Natural causes
  • BURIAL: Cremated, ashes given to family


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Myrna Loy returns

Monday, April 12th, 2010


A star is reborn at Venice High



'Inspiration' at Venice High

Before she changed her name and rose to fame as an actress in the 1930s and ’40s, Myrna Williams was a shy dance student at Venice High School who posed for the art teacher’s lawn sculpture. (Christina House / For The Times / April 10, 2010)


A group of alumni and students unveil a bronze, and vandalism-resistant, re-creation of the famed lawn sculpture of alumna Myrna Loy before she rose to fame as a leading actress of the ’30s and ’40s.



By Tony Barboza
Los Angeles Times
April 11, 2010


Venice High School welcomed back some Old Hollywood royalty Saturday as hundreds gathered for the unveiling of a new statue of alumna and movie star Myrna Loy.


The bronze work is a re-creation of the beloved concrete sculpture of Loy that graced the front lawn of Venice High for more than seven decades but suffered years of corrosion and vandalism.


Students and alumni crowded around the veiled statue at noon Saturday as a contingent of the marching band and cheerleaders kicked off the celebration. Among the speakers was actor and Venice High graduate Beau Bridges, who as a boy appeared with Loy in the 1949 film “The Red Pony.”


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