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Arlene Dahl


Elegance and femininity are fitting descriptions for Arlene Dahl. She is considered to be one of the most beautiful actresses to have graced the screen during the postwar period. Audiences were captivated by her breathtaking beauty and the way she used to it to her advantage, progressing from claimer to character roles. Of Norwegian extraction, ... See full bio »

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Known For

One Life to Live
One Life to Live Lucinda Schenck Wilson (1981-1984)
(1968)
Journey to the Center of the Earth
(1959)
Glorious Technicolor
(1998)
The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse
The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse Herself - Host / Hostess
(1953-1954)

Filmography

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 1999 Air America (TV Series)
Cynthia Garland
- Eye of the Storm (1999) ... Cynthia Garland
 1995-1997 Renegade (TV Series)
Elaine Carlisle / Virginia Biddle
- Sex, Lies and Activewear (1997) ... Elaine Carlisle
- Family Ties (1995) ... Virginia Biddle
 1991 Night of the Warrior
Edie Keane
 1979-1987 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Jessica York / Ellen Kirkwood / Natalie Martin / ...
- Who Killed Maxwell Thorn? (1987) ... Jessica York
- Ages of Man/Bo 'n Sam/Families (1979) ... Monica Cross
 1981 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Amelia Selby
- Also Rans/Portrait of Solange (1981) ... Amelia Selby
 1976 Jigsaw John (TV Series)
- Sand Trap (1976)
 1971 The Deadly Dream (TV Movie)
Connie
 1971 Love, American Style (TV Series) (segment "Love and the Teddy Bear")
- Love and the Heist/Love and the Love Potion/Love and the Teddy Bear (1971) ... (segment "Love and the Teddy Bear")
 1970 All My Children (TV Series)
Lady Lucille (1995)
 1969 The Pleasure Pit
Laureen
 1969 Land Raiders
Martha Cardenas
 1969 Du blé en liasses
Barbara Boyer
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Lucinda Schenck Wilson (1981-1984)
 1967 Les poneyttes
Shoura Cassidy
 1965 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Valerie
- Perilous Times (1965) ... Valerie
 1963-1965 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Maggie French / Gloria Cooke / Eva Martinelli / ...
- Who Killed Mr. Colby in Ladies' Lingerie? (1965) ... Maggie French
- Who Killed Everybody? (1964) ... Gloria Cooke
- Who Killed Snooky Martinelli? (1964) ... Eva Martinelli
- Who Killed Alex Debbs? (1963) ... Princess Kortzoff
 1964 Kisses for My President
Doris Reid Weaver
 1960 Riverboat (TV Series)
Lucy Belle
- That Taylor Affair (1960) ... Lucy Belle
 1958 Opening Night (TV Series)
Host
 1957 She Played with Fire
Sarah Moreton Branwell
 1956 Wicked as They Come
Kathleen 'Kathy' Allen, nee Allenborg
 1956 Slightly Scarlet
Dorothy Lyons
 1954-1955 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Jody Hill / Mary McNeill
- All That Glitters (1955) ... Jody Hill
- Wedding March (1954) ... Mary McNeill
 1954-1955 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Ilsa Lund
- Casablanca (1955) ... Ilsa Lund
- September Affair (1954)
 1954 Bengal Brigade
Vivian Morrow
 1954 Woman's World
Carol Talbot
 1953 The Diamond Queen
Queen Maya
 1953 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
Hostess
- Wait for Me Downstairs (1953) ... Hostess
 1953 Here Come the Girls
Irene Bailey
 1953 Sangaree
Nancy Darby
 1953 Jamaica Run
Ena Dacey
 1953 Desert Legion
Morjana
 1952 Caribbean
Christine Barclay McAllister
 1951 No Questions Asked
Ellen Sayburn Jessman
 1951 Inside Straight
Lily Douvane
 1950 Watch the Birdie
Lucia Corlane
 1950 Three Little Words
Eileen Percy
 1950 The Outriders
Jen Gort
 1950 Ambush
Ann Duverall
 1948 The Bride Goes Wild
Tillie Smith Oliver
 1947 Life with Father
Girl at Delmonico's (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Margo Channing") in "Applause" on Broadway. Musical. Music by Charles Strouse. Lyrics by Lee Adams. Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. Based on the film All About Eve (1950) and the original story by Mary Orr. Musical Director / Vocal Arrangements by Don Pippin. Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang. Dance ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Skip & Arlene | Arlene Dahl Creations

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I considered the years in Hollywood nothing but an interim. What I always wanted to be was a musical comedy star. See more »

Trivia:

Gave birth to her second child at age 36, a daughter Carole Christina Holmes on August 14, 1961. Child's father is her third ex-husband, Chris Holmes. See more »

Trademark:

Her mole

Star Sign:

Leo

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