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Louella Parsons (1881–1972)


Louella Parsons was born on August 6, 1881 in Freeport, Illinois, USA as Louella Rose Oettinger. She was an actress and writer, known for Screen Snapshots Series 25, No. 1: 25th Anniversary (1945), Hollywood Glamour on Ice (1957) and A Star Is Born World Premiere (1954). She was married to Dr. Henry Watson Martin, John McCaffrey Jr. and John ... See full bio »

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 1961 The Right Approach
Newspaper Columnist (uncredited)
 1954 Susan Slept Here
Telephone Interviewer (voice, uncredited)
 1946 Without Reservations
Louella Parsons (as Miss Louella Parsons)
 1928 Show People
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Other Works:

(1946-11-14) Radio Show: "Burns & Allen"

Publicity Listings:

4 Print Biographies | 13 Portrayals | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Louella O. Parsons | Miss Louella Parsons
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Personal Quote:

[on Orson Welles] Awesome Orson, the self-styled genius. See more »

Trivia:

Her memoir, "The Gay Illiterate", published in 1944, became a bestseller and was followed by "Tell It to Louella" in 1961. See more »

Nickname:

Lolly

Star Sign:

Leo

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