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Actor Dorothy Dandridge

Dorothy Dandridge

  • Birth name:

    Dorothy Jean Dandridge

  • Date of Birth:

    8 September 1922 Cleveland, Ohio, USA

  • Height:

    5' 5" (1.65 m)

Biography:

Dorothy Jean Dandridge was born in Cleveland, Ohio on November 9, 1922. Under the prodding of her mother, Dorothy and her sister began performing publicly usually in black Baptist churches throughout the country. Her mother, an entertainer herself, would often join her daughters on stage. As the depression worsened, Dorothy and her family picked up and moved to Los Angeles where they had hopes of finding better work, perhaps in film. Her first film was in the Marx Brothers comedy, A Day at the Races (193... more

Filmography

Aсtor (7)

Movie

Year

Movie Carmen Jones Carmen Jones

as Carmen Jones

1954
Movie Since You Went Away Since You Went Away

as Black Officer's Wife in Train Station (uncredited)

1949
Movie Ride 'Em Cowboy Ride 'Em Cowboy

as Congoroo (uncredited)

1942
Movie Sun Valley Serenade Sun Valley Serenade

as Specialty

1941
Movie Lady from Louisiana Lady from Louisiana

as Felice

1941