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

Nina Foch was born Nina Consuelo Maud Fock in Leiden, Holland. Her mother was American actress and singer Consuelo Flowerton, who returned to the U.S. after her marriage to Foch's father, Dutch classical music conductor Dirk Fock; they divorced when Nina was a toddler. As she grew up in New York, her mother encouraged her artistic talent. She played the piano and enjoyed art but was more interested in acting.

Foch's movie fame came during the height of the 1940s, when she played cool, aloof, and often foreign women of sophistication. She would ultimately be featured in over 80 films and hundreds of television shows.

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