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