Nina Foch appeared in some of the most famous movies ever made

Nina Foch (April 20, 1924 – December 5, 2008) was a Dutch-born American actress and leading lady who appeared in some of the most famous movies ever made: in the musical “An American in Paris” (1951) with Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron; in “Scaramouche” (1952) as Marie Antoinette; in Cecil B. DeMille’s “The Ten Commandments” (1956) as the Pharaoh’s sister who finds the baby Moses in the bull rushes and adopts him as her son; in “Spartacus” (1960) with Kirk Douglas and Laurence Olivier; and she received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the boardroom drama “Executive Suite” (1954) starring William Holden. On television Foch was a regular in John Houseman’s CBS Playhouse 90 television series along with appearances in many other television movies and series. During an acting career that would span sixty four years, Nina Foch would ultimately be featured in over eighty films and hundreds of television shows.

Nina Foch (April 20, 1924 – December 5, 2008) Dutch-born leading lady in many Hollywood 1940s and 1950s films.

Nina Foch (April 20, 1924 – December 5, 2008)
Dutch-born leading lady appeared in many 1940s and 1950s  Hollywood films.

Nina Foch would ultimately be featured in over eighty films and hundreds of television shows in an acting career that would span six decades.

Nina Foch would ultimately be featured in over eighty films and hundreds of television shows in an acting career that would span six decades.

Nina Foch in "Johnny Allegro" (1949)

Nina Foch in “Johnny Allegro” (1949)

Nina Foch and Gene Kelly in "An American in Paris" (1951)

Nina Foch and Gene Kelly in
“An American in Paris” (1951)

Nina Foch with Mel Ferrer in "Scaramouche" (1952)

Nina Foch with Mel Ferrer in “Scaramouche” (1952)

Nina Foch in "Spartacus" (1960)

Nina Foch in “Spartacus” (1960)

Nina Foch (holding baby Moses) with Judith Anderson in "The Ten Commandments" (1956)

Nina Foch (holding baby Moses) with Judith Anderson in
“The Ten Commandments” (1956)

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