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Nina Foch Overview:

Legendary actress, Nina Foch, was born Nina Consuelo Maud Fock on Apr 20, 1924 in Leiden, Netherlands. Foch died at the age of 84 on Dec 5, 2008 in Los Angeles, CA and was laid to rest in Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale) Cemetery in Glendale, CA.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Although Foch was nominated for one Oscar, she never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1954Best Supporting ActressExecutive Suite (1954)Erica MartinNominated
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She was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Motion Pictures and Television.

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By Dawn on Oct 23, 2011 From Noir and Chick Flicks

(April 20, 1924 - December 5, 2008). Her mother was the actress and singer Consuelo Flowerton, who returned to the U.S. after her marriage to Foch's father, classical music conductor Dirk Fock ended. Nina could play the piano but, was more interested in acting. Foch, mostly played, foreig... Read full article


By Art on Apr 21, 2011 From Classic Cinema Gold

“Believe it or not, teaching is the most rewarding thing I do. It has been the most successful thing I’ve done in my life.” ~ was a Dutch-born American actress and leading lady in many 1940s and 1950s films. Foch’s movie fame came during the height of th... Read full article


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Nina Foch Quotes:

Carol Flemming: Six months ago, I gave you a choice. Between me and your... oh, how shall I put it? Extracurricular activity.
Dr. Ray Flemming: I made that choice.
Carol Flemming: I wanted a husband in fact, not just in appearance. If you refused I'd divorce you.
Dr. Ray Flemming: There was a catch to that, as I recall.
Carol Flemming: Well, naturally, you don't think I'm going to make it easy for you? I'd create as much scandal as I possibly could for you and ruin your practice entirely.
Dr. Ray Flemming: Aside from taking every penny that I've got.
Carol Flemming: Those were my terms! You accepted them... until tonight.


Jerry Mulligan: Where is everyone?
Milo Roberts: Here.
Jerry Mulligan: Downstairs?
Milo Roberts: No, here in this room.
Jerry Mulligan: What about that extra girl?
Milo Roberts: That's me.


Moses: [Moses opened the door, after Bithiah knocked] Bithiah.
Bithiah: In fear of your God, they have set me free. May a stranger enter?
Moses: There are no strangers among those who seek God's mercy.
Bithiah: And my bearers?
Moses: All who thirst for freedom, may come with us. The shadow of death will pass over us tonight. And tomorrow, we will see the light of freedom.
Bithiah: I shall go with you, Moses.
Miriam: One from the house of Pharoah?
Aaron: An Egyptian?
Miriam: An idol worshipper!
Moses: This woman drew me from the Nile and set my feet upon the path of knowledge. Mered, bring another chair to the table.
Bithiah: A great light shines from your face, Moses. Perhaps, some day, I shall come to understand it.


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Nina Foch Facts
Played the first person whose murder was investigated by the TV detective Lt. Columbo; killed in the pilot episode/TV movie Prescription: Murder (1968) (TV).

Nina and her husband James Lipton became lifelong friends with Diana Ross after co-starring with her in Mahogany (1975).

Her parents divorced when she was a toddler.

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