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December 1, 2011 | By Elaine Woo, Los Angeles Times
Judy Lewis, a psychotherapist and former actress who wrote a book about her complicated heritage as the illegitimate daughter of Hollywood legends Loretta Young and Clark Gable, has died. She was 76. A longtime resident of Los Angeles, Lewis died of cancer Friday in Gladwyne, Pa., according to her daughter, Maria Tinney Dagit. Brought up in Bel-Air as Young's adopted daughter, Lewis was an adult when she learned that the glamorous leading lady and Gable, the dashing star of " Gone With the Wind," had conceived her during a brief affair in the 1930s.
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December 1, 2011 | By Elaine Woo, Los Angeles Times
Judy Lewis, a psychotherapist and former actress who wrote a book about her complicated heritage as the illegitimate daughter of Hollywood legends Loretta Young and Clark Gable, has died. She was 76. A longtime resident of Los Angeles, Lewis died of cancer Friday in Gladwyne, Pa., according to her daughter, Maria Tinney Dagit. Brought up in Bel-Air as Young's adopted daughter, Lewis was an adult when she learned that the glamorous leading lady and Gable, the dashing star of " Gone With the Wind," had conceived her during a brief affair in the 1930s.
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HOME & GARDEN
May 25, 2010 | Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
Actress turned psychotherapist Judy Lewis has listed her West Hollywood condominium for $499,000. Lewis, whose biological parents were actress Loretta Lynn and actor Clark Gable, has been living close to her roots. Her pied-a-terre is near her mother's original home. The unit also is within walking distance of restaurants and entertainment. There are two bedrooms and two bathrooms in 1,210 square feet, and views run from downtown L.A. to Century City. The building has a rooftop sun deck with a swimming pool and spa. Lewis, 74, appeared on TV shows including "Perry Mason" (1959)
HOME & GARDEN
May 25, 2010 | Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
Actress turned psychotherapist Judy Lewis has listed her West Hollywood condominium for $499,000. Lewis, whose biological parents were actress Loretta Lynn and actor Clark Gable, has been living close to her roots. Her pied-a-terre is near her mother's original home. The unit also is within walking distance of restaurants and entertainment. There are two bedrooms and two bathrooms in 1,210 square feet, and views run from downtown L.A. to Century City. The building has a rooftop sun deck with a swimming pool and spa. Lewis, 74, appeared on TV shows including "Perry Mason" (1959)
NEWS
December 16, 1985
A woman whose husband was listed as missing in action in Vietnam in 1970 said she found a garbage can full of letters, most of them unopened, addressed to MIAs in care of Vietnam's mission to the United Nations in New York. A spokesman for the mission said such mail is routinely thrown out because there is too much of it to be processed. Judy Lewis, 58, manager of the Waterside Cafe in a complex that houses the Vietnamese U.N. mission, made the discovery when she arrived at work.
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May 23, 1994 | ANN CONWAY
Up close, would Judy Lewis look like the stars she claims are her parents, Loretta Young and Clark Gable? That's what hundreds of movie buffs hoped to find out when they gathered recently at the Balboa Bay club to hear Lewis talk about her autobiography, "Uncommon Knowledge." Her dancing eyes? A blend of Gable's and Young's. Her strong jawline and forehead? Definitely Gable's. Her drop-dead smile? The same one Rhett flashed at Scarlett in "Gone With the Wind."
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August 15, 2010 | By Bettijane Levine, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
When Judy Lewis used to watch Clark Gable movies with her teen-age friends, she had no clue that Gable might be her father. "It never would have dawned on me," she said. "Why would I ever think such a thing?" Yet many in Hollywood were thinking just that. Even her best friends had heard the rumor from their parents, but no one dared tell her. Jack Haley Jr., a pal from high school days, said: "Our whole group knew who her parents were--and we knew she did not know.
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March 26, 1988 | ELLEN MELINKOFF
The 16th annual American Indian Festival at the Natural History Museum this weekend is a museum-wide celebration of Southwest Indian life and art. For kids, it's a chance to see colorful Indian traditions come to life. There will be singing, dancing, crafts demonstrations and special foods. This year the festival is augmented by a major exhibit, "Art From the Navajo Loom: The William Randolph Hearst Collection." Performances will be at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. today and Sunday.
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May 23, 1994 | ANN CONWAY
Up close, would Judy Lewis look like the stars she claims are her parents, Loretta Young and Clark Gable? That's what hundreds of movie buffs hoped to find out when they gathered recently at the Balboa Bay club to hear Lewis talk about her autobiography, "Uncommon Knowledge." Her dancing eyes? A blend of Gable's and Young's. Her strong jawline and forehead? Definitely Gable's. Her drop-dead smile? The same one Rhett flashed at Scarlett in "Gone With the Wind."
NEWS
December 16, 1985
A woman whose husband was listed as missing in action in Vietnam in 1970 said she found a garbage can full of letters, most of them unopened, addressed to MIAs in care of Vietnam's mission to the United Nations in New York. A spokesman for the mission said such mail is routinely thrown out because there is too much of it to be processed. Judy Lewis, 58, manager of the Waterside Cafe in a complex that houses the Vietnamese U.N. mission, made the discovery when she arrived at work.
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March 3, 1995 | ISAAC GUZMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ever think you'd get to run with the tony Palm Springs polo crowd and lunch with celebs while their trainers rub down the ponies? Here's your chance. Television actress Stefanie Powers, best known as the star of "Hart to Hart," will host a Celebrity /Pro Polo Match Benefit for The William Holden Wildlife Foundation on Sunday at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center.
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