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Dorothy Adams (I) (1900–1988)


Dorothy Adams was born on January 8, 1900 in Hannah, North Dakota, USA. She was an actress, known for The Killing (1956), The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) and The Big Country (1958). She was married to Byron Foulger. She died on March 16, 1988 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1976 Peeper
Mrs. Prendergast
 1974 Virginia Hill (TV Movie)
 1974 Apple's Way (TV Series)
Ruth Huston
- The Miller (1974) ... Ruth Huston
 1969 The Good Guys and the Bad Guys
Mrs. Pierce (uncredited)
 1967 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Olive Spooner
- A Question of Guilt (1967) ... Olive Spooner
 1963 The Great Adventure (TV Series)
Mrs. Woodhaven
- The Story of Nathan Hale (1963) ... Mrs. Woodhaven
 1958-1963 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Laura Clinton / Lorrie Smith
- The Annie Duggan Story (1963) ... Laura Clinton
- The Bernal Sierra Story (1958) ... Lorrie Smith
 1962 Bonanza (TV Series)
Martha Neighbors
- The Long Night (1962) ... Martha Neighbors
 1961 Whispering Smith (TV Series)
Mrs. Ward
- The Jodie Tyler Story (1961) ... Mrs. Ward
 1959-1961 The Lawless Years (TV Series)
Sarah Rosen
- The Sonny Rosen Story II (1961) ... Sarah Rosen
- The Sonny Rosen Story (1959) ... Sarah Rosen
 1961 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Mrs. Canfield
- Dust (1961) ... Mrs. Canfield
 1957-1960 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Wilma Stone / Betsy Burris
- The Case of the Loquacious Liar (1960) ... Wilma Stone
- The Case of the Angry Mourner (1957) ... Betsy Burris
 1960 The Rebel (TV Series)
Mrs. Colburn
- The Hunted (1960) ... Mrs. Colburn
 1960 From the Terrace
Mrs. Benziger (uncredited)
 1959 Law of the Plainsman (TV Series)
Mrs. Garnett
- The Hostiles (1959) ... Mrs. Garnett
 1959 Markham (TV Series)
Mrs. Potter
- The Duelists (1959) ... Mrs. Potter
 1958-1959 Trackdown (TV Series)
Widow Harper / Dora Wilson
- The Unwanted (1959) ... Widow Harper
- Outlaw's Wife (1958) ... Dora Wilson
 1958 Leave It to Beaver (TV Series)
Miss Wakeland
- School Play (1958) ... Miss Wakeland
 1958 Unwed Mother
Mrs. Paully
 1958 The Big Country
Hannassey Woman
 1958 Gunman's Walk
Mrs. Stotheby (uncredited)
 1958 Suspicion (TV Series)
Grace Jackson
- Fraction of a Second (1958) ... Grace Jackson
 1957 Code 3 (TV Series)
Mrs. Klein / Mrs. Jordan
- Death in an Alley (1957) ... Mrs. Klein
- The Killer (1957) ... Mrs. Jordan
 1956-1957 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Mrs. Glick / Mrs. Pitcher
- Born to Hang (1957) ... Mrs. Glick
- Cow Doctor (1956) ... Mrs. Pitcher
 1956-1957 Climax! (TV Series)
Irma Watson
- Trial by Fire (1957) ... Irma Watson
 1957 An Affair to Remember
Mother at Rehersal (uncredited)
 1957 3:10 to Yuma
Mrs. Potter (uncredited)
 1957 The Buckskin Lady
Mrs. Adams
 1957 Panic! (TV Series)
Mrs. Ambrose
- Botulism (1957) ... Mrs. Ambrose
 1957 Hot Rod Rumble
Ma Crawford
 1957 The Christophers (TV Series)
- Gentle Warrior (1957)
 1956-1957 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Mrs. Clay / Second Phone Operator
- The Doctors of Pawnee Hill (1957) ... Mrs. Clay
- Emergency Call (1956) ... Second Phone Operator
 1957 Dr. Christian (TV Series)
Suzy
- Rabies (1957) ... Suzy
 1956 The Ten Commandments
Slave Woman / Hebrew at Golden Calf / Hebrew at Rameses' Gate
 1956 The Sheriff of Cochise (TV Series)
Grace Ranker
- The Turkey Farmers (1956) ... Grace Ranker
 1956 These Wilder Years
Aunt Martha
 1956 Johnny Concho
Sarah Dark
 1956 Three for Jamie Dawn
Helen March
 1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Hannah
- A Marriage Day (1956) ... Hannah
 1956 Crossroads (TV Series)
 1956 The Killing
Mrs. Ruthie O'Reilly
 1956 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
Al's Wife
- Overnight Haul (1956) ... Al's Wife
 1956 The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit
Mrs. Hopkins' Maid (uncredited)
 1956 The Broken Star
Mrs. Trail (uncredited)
 1956 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Mrs. Ederly
- The Black Road (1956) ... Mrs. Ederly
 1956 The Adventures of Falcon (TV Series)
Mrs.Usher
- Kiss Me Not (1956) ... Mrs.Usher
 1956 Frontier (TV Series)
Mrs. Noonan
- The Devil and Doctor O'Hara (1956) ... Mrs. Noonan (as Dorothy Addams)
 1956 You Are There (TV Series)
Mrs. Munson
- V-J Day (September 2, 1945) (1956) ... Mrs. Munson
 1954-1955 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Grace Hunter
- No Trial by Jury (1955) ... Grace Hunter
 1955 Jungle Jim (TV Series)
Emily Haddock
- A Fortune in Ivory (1955) ... Emily Haddock
 1955 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Aunt Nellie
- The Sam Donovan Story (1955) ... Aunt Nellie
 1955 The Star and the Story (TV Series)
Mrs. O'Brien
- The Treasure (1955) ... Mrs. O'Brien
 1953-1955 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Kimble / Miss Fletcher
- Appointment with Destiny (1955) ... Mrs. Kimble
- And Suddenly, You Knew (1953) ... Miss Fletcher
 1955 Annie Oakley (TV Series)
Mrs. Morgan
- Annie and the Junior Pioneers (1955) ... Mrs. Morgan
 1953-1955 Dragnet (TV Series)
Mabel Hartford
- The Big Number (1955) ... Mabel Hartford
- The Big Dog (1955)
- The Big Pug (1954)
- The Big In-Laws (1953)
 1954-1955 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
Hester / Miss Fordham
- A Husband Disappears (1955) ... Hester
- Long, Long Ago (1954) ... Miss Fordham
 1955 The Prodigal
Carpenter's Wife
 1955 Many Rivers to Cross
Mrs. Crawford (uncredited)
 1954-1955 Public Defender (TV Series)
Mrs. Ziegler
- Your Witness (1955) ... Mrs. Ziegler
- Color Blind (1954)
 1954 Big Town (TV Series)
Mrs. Allen
- Boys Week (1954) ... Mrs. Allen
 1954 There's No Business Like Show Business
Nurse (uncredited)
 1954 Medic (TV Series)
Mrs. Jackson
- My Very Good Friend Albert (1954) ... Mrs. Jackson
 1953-1954 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- Harvest of Wrath (1954)
- Touch the Earth (1954)
- The Wild Earth (1953)
 1954 Topper (TV Series)
Madame Caza
- Astrology (1954) ... Madame Caza
 1954 I Led 3 Lives (TV Series)
Mrs. Ballard
- Martyr (1954) ... Mrs. Ballard
 1953 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Gwen
- Earthquake (1953) ... Gwen
 1953 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
- The Diamond Babe (1953)
 1953 Racket Squad (TV Series)
Mrs. Martin
- Romance Unlimited (1953) ... Mrs. Martin
 1953 I Married Joan (TV Series)
Lady on the Entertainment Committee
- Opera (1953) ... Lady on the Entertainment Committee
 1952-1953 Chevron Theatre (TV Series)
- Mr. George (1953)
- Long Long Ago (1952)
 1952-1953 The Adventures of Kit Carson (TV Series)
Landlady / Mrs. Raymond / Mrs. Trumbull / ...
- Claim Jumpers (1953) ... Landlady
- Pledge to Danger (1952) ... Mrs. Raymond
- Outlaw Paradise (1952) ... Mrs. Trumbull
- Snake River Trapper (1952) ... Mrs. Williams
 1952 Carrie
Mrs. Meeber - Carrie's Mother
 1952 The Winning Team
Ma Alexander
 1952 Jet Job
Mrs. Kovak
 1952 Rebound (TV Series)
- The Boarder (1952)
 1952 Fort Osage
Mrs. Winfield
 1952 The Greatest Show on Earth
Sam's Wife (uncredited)
 1952 The Living Bible (TV Series)
 1951 Stars Over Hollywood (TV Series)
- The Housekeeper (1951)
 1951 Home Town Story
Hospital Nurse (uncredited)
 1951 The First Legion
Mrs. Dunn
 1951 The Bigelow Theatre (TV Series)
- Coals of Fire (1951)
 1950 The Jackpot
Watch Saleswoman - Store Employee (uncredited)
 1950 The Cariboo Trail
Nurse
 1950 The Silver Theatre (TV Series)
- Coals of Fire (1950)
 1950 The Outriders
Farmer's Wife (uncredited)
 1950 Paid in Full
Emily Burroughs, Nurse (uncredited)
 1950 Montana
Kitty Maynard (uncredited)
 1949 Samson and Delilah
Screaming Temple Spectator (uncredited)
 1949 Not Wanted
Mrs. Aggie Kelton
 1949 Down to the Sea in Ships
Miss Hopkins (uncredited)
 1948 He Walked by Night
Housewife (uncredited)
 1948 The Sainted Sisters
Widow Davitt
 1948 Sitting Pretty
Mrs. Goul (scenes deleted)
 1947 The Foxes of Harrow
Mrs. Sara Fox (uncredited)
 1947 Unconquered
Woman beside Garth, happy at bagpipes (uncredited)
 1947 The Trouble with Women
Henry's Mothers (uncredited)
 1947 That's My Man
Millie
 1946 A Boy and His Dog (Short)
Mrs. Allen
 1946 Nocturne
Angry Apartment House Tenant (uncredited)
 1946 The Inner Circle
Emma Wilson
 1946 O.S.S.
Claudette (uncredited)
 1946 Sentimental Journey
Martha (uncredited)
 1946 Miss Susie Slagle's
Mrs. Johnson
 1945 Fallen Angel
Stella's Neighbor (uncredited)
 1945 The Falcon in San Francisco
Hotel Maid (uncredited)
 1945 Captain Eddie
Nurse (uncredited)
 1945 Phantoms, Inc. (Short)
Dr. Trykel's Associate (uncredited)
 1945 Circumstantial Evidence
Bolger's wife
 1945 Keep Your Powder Dry
WAC Seamstress #2 (uncredited)
 1944 Dark Shadows (Short)
Mrs. Mary Abbott (uncredited)
 1944 Laura
Bessie Clary, Laura's Maid (uncredited)
 1944 Bathing Beauty
Ms. Hanney (uncredited)
 1944 Since You Went Away
Nurse (uncredited)
 1943 O, My Darling Clementine
Dancer (uncredited)
 1943 So Proudly We Hail!
Lt. Irma Emerson
 1942 Dr. Gillespie's New Assistant
Mrs. Alberts (uncredited)
 1942 The Gay Sisters
Nurse (uncredited)
 1942 Lady Gangster
Deaf Annie
 1942 Joe Smith, American
Nurse (uncredited)
 1941 Bedtime Story
Betsy
 1941 Glamour Boy
Mr. Devin - Fruit Stand Proprietress (uncredited)
 1941 One Foot in Heaven
Woman Behind Hope at Baptism (uncredited)
 1941 Whistling in the Dark
Mrs. Farrell (uncredited)
 1941 Highway West
Wife (uncredited)
 1941 Affectionately Yours
Reception Nurse at Hospital (uncredited)
 1941 Penny Serenade
Mother in Stalled Car (uncredited)
 1941 The Flame of New Orleans
Giraud's Cousin Sybil
 1941 Tobacco Road
Payne's Secretary (uncredited)
 1941 Back Street
Mrs. Brown (uncredited)
 1941 The Devil Commands
Mrs. Marcy
 1940 Nobody's Children
Mrs. Alice Stone (uncredited)
 1940 Lucky Partners
Maid at Ethel's (uncredited)
 1940 Dr. Christian Meets the Women
Indigent Woman (uncredited)
 1940 Untamed
3rd Nurse (as Dorothy Haddon)
 1940 We Who Are Young
Bellevue Hospital Nurse (uncredited)
 1940 Cross-Country Romance
Emmy (uncredited)
 1940 Babies for Sale
Mother in Dr. Gaines' Office (uncredited)
 1940 The Fight for Life
The Young Woman
 1939 A Child Is Born
Nurse (uncredited)
 1939 Disputed Passage
Nurse (uncredited)
 1939 Ninotchka
Jacqueline - Swana's Maid (uncredited)
 1939 The Women
Miss Atkinson (uncredited)
 1939 One Against the World (Short)
Townswoman (uncredited)
 1939 Career
Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1939 On Borrowed Time
Florist (uncredited)
 1939 Mickey the Kid
Student's Mother (uncredited)
 1939 Bachelor Mother
Secretary (uncredited)
 1939 Calling Dr. Kildare
Jenny's Mother (uncredited)
 1938 Broadway Musketeers
Anna, Judy's Governess
 1938 Crime Ring
Second Fortune Teller (uncredited)
 1938 Condemned Women
Nurse (uncredited)
 1931 Pulling a Bone (Short)
Mae (uncredited)
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Mother-in-law of Barry Cahill. See more »

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Capricorn

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