Famous People with Name Dorothy

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Famous People with Name Dorothy

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Dorothy Malone     Dorothy Malone       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Dorothy Malone: is an Academy Award-winning American actress. Malone was born Dorothy Eloise Maloney in Chicago, Illinois. The family moved to Dallas, Texas, where she worked as a child model and began acting in school plays at Ursuline Convent and Highland Park High School. While performing at Southern Methodist University, she was spotted by a talent agent for RKO and was signed to a studio contract, making her film debut in 1943 in The Falcon and the Co-Eds.

Dorothy Sebastian     Dorothy Sebastian       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Dorothy Sebastian: was an American film actress. Her birth name was Dorothy Sabiston.

Dorothy Fields     Dorothy Fields       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Dorothy Fields: was an American librettist and lyricist.She wrote over 400 songs for Broadway musicals and films. Along with Ann Ronell, Dana Suesse, Bernice Betkere, and Kay Swift, she was one of the first successful Hollywood and Tin Pan Alley female songwriters.

Dorothy Janis     Dorothy Janis       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Dorothy Janis: was an American silent film actress. Born in Dallas, Texas, her short film career began when she was visiting a cousin, who was working on a film for Fox in 1927. Her beauty was noticed at once and she was asked to make a screen test. Ms. Janis went on to make five films, 4 silents and 1 talkie. She was best known for playing opposite Ramon Novarro in The Pagan (1929). She retired in 1930 and married band leader Wayne King in 1932. They were married 53 years, until his death in 1985. She currently resides in Paradise Valley, Arizona.

Dorothy Mackaill     Dorothy Mackaill       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Dorothy Mackaill: was a British-born American actress, most notably of the silent film era and into the early 1930s.Dorothy Mackaill lived with her father after her parents separated when she was eleven. As a teenager, Mackaill ran away to London to pursue a stage career as an actress. After temporarily relocating to Paris, France she met a Broadway stage choreographer who persuaded her to move to New York City where she became involved in the Ziegfeld Follies and befriended future motion picture actresses Marion Davies and Nita Naldi.

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