L is for Lombard, Loy, Leary, Lamarr, Lichtenstein, Lemmon, Leigh, Level 42 and Leger #atozchallenge

L is for the way you look at me.
Roy Lichtenstein "Wham" (1963)
Roy LichtensteinWham” (1963)

Roy Fox Lichtenstein was an American pop artist. During the 1960s, along with Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, and James Rosenquist among others, he became a leading figure in the new art movement.

Fernand Leger "Discs" (1918)
Fernand Leger “Discs” (1918)

Joseph Fernand Henri Léger was a French painter, sculptor, and filmmaker. In his early works he created a personal form of cubism which he gradually modified into a more figurative, populist style.

Myrna Loy was an American film, television and stage actress. Trained as a dancer, Loy devoted herself fully to an acting career following a few minor roles in silent films.

Jeanette Helen Morrison, known professionally as Janet Leigh, was an American actress and author. She is best remembered for her performance in Psycho (1960) for which she was awarded theGolden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress and received an Academy Award nomination.

timothy leary

“Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out.”

Timothy Leary [1920-1996]

Timothy Francis Leary was an American psychologist, philosopher, and writer known for advocating the exploration of the therapeutic potential of psychedelic drugs under controlled conditions.

Level 42 are an English pop rock and jazz-funk band, who had a number of worldwide and UK hits during the 1980s and 1990s.

John Uhler “Jack” Lemmon III was an American actor and musician. Lemmon was an eight time Academy Award nominee, with two wins.

Hedy Lamarr (born Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler) was an Austrian andAmerican film actress and inventor. After an early and brief film career in Germany, which included nudity and a controversial love-making scene in the filmEcstasy (1933), she fled from her husband and secretly moved to Paris. There, she met MGM head Louis B. Mayer, who offered her a movie contract in Hollywood, where she became a film star from the late 1930s to the 1950s.

Carole Lombard was an American film actress. She was particularly noted for her energetic, often off-beat roles in the screwball comedies of the 1930s. She was the highest-paid star in Hollywood in the late 1930s.

I am taking part in the April A to Z Blog Challenge. Every day in the month of April, I will post a blog entry related to a letter of the alphabet. I gave it some thought and wanted to keep it in line with what I write about here on Waldina.com and came up with famous quotes, people that inspire and music that resonates with me.

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