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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:

Ralph Hughes: You haven't forgotten us again, have you, Marian?
Julia Ross: You know perfectly well I'm Julia Ross!


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.


Memnet: What have you found?
Bithiah: The answer to my prayers!
Memnet: [in light humor] You prayed for a basket?
Bithiah: No, I prayed for a son.
Memnet: Your husband is in the house of the dead.
Bithiah: And he has asked the Nile god, to bring me this beautiful boy.
Bithiah: [Memnet raised her hands, as if she was stunned] Do you know the pattern, of this cloth?
Bithiah: If my son is in it, it is a royal robe.


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Nina Foch Facts
Her father, Dirk Fock, was born in Batavia, Java (where her grandfather was governor general of the Dutch East Indies) on June 18, 1886. He died in Locarno, Switzerland on May 24, 1973. He studied, composed and conducted orchestral music in Europe, but made his American Debut as conductor with a specially assembled orchestra at Carnegie Hall in N.Y. on April 12, 1920; also conducted orchestral groups elsewhere in the U.S., and in Vienna.

In Italy, most of her films were dubbed by Rosetta Calavetta, but was also dubbed by Lidia Simoneschi (in My Name Is Julia Ross (1945)); Rina Morelli (in The Ten Commandments (1956)) and Giovanna Scotto.

Last name "Foch" rhymes with "Gosh".

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