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Dorothy Bernard (1890–1955)

Dorothy Bernard was born on June 25, 1890 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa as Nora Dorothy Bernard. She was an actress, known for The Girl and Her Trust (1912), One Is Business, the Other Crime (1912) and The Two Paths (1911). She was married to A.H. Van Buren. She died on December 15, 1955 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »
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Known For

The Girl and Her Trust
The Girl and Her Trust Grace, the Telegraph Operator
The Two Paths
The Two Paths Florence
For His Son
For His Son The Secretary


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 1956 The Adventures of Dr. Fu Manchu (TV Series)
Martha Stafford
- The Counterfeiters of Dr. Fu Manchu (1956) ... Martha Stafford
 1956 Come Next Spring
Aunt Bessie (uncredited)
 1956 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
- Try to Remember (1956) ... O'Kelley
 1956 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Mrs. Martin
- The Jean Griffith Story (1956) ... Mrs. Martin
 1955 The People's Choice (TV Series)
TV Announcer
- An Adventure of Sock (1955) ... TV Announcer
 1955 Front Row Center (TV Series)
Mrs. Midget
- Outward Bound (1955) ... Mrs. Midget
 1955 Climax! (TV Series)
 1953-1955 Life with Father (TV Series)
- Father and the Circus (1955) ... Margaret
- Father and Young Love (1955) ... Margaret
- Father and the Dress Suit (1955) ... Margaret
- Father's Second Honeymoon (1955) ... Margaret
- Episode #1.1 (1953) ... Margaret
 1920 The Great Shadow
Elsie Alexander
 1917 Les Misérables
 1917 The Final Payment
 1917 The Accomplice
Katherine Harcourt
 1916 Sporting Blood
Mary Ballard
 1916 Sins of Men
Elsa Schumann
 1916 A Man of Sorrow
Nancy Lendon / Jess Lendon
 1916 The Bondman
 1916 Fighting Blood
Evie Colby
 1915 A Soldier's Oath
 1915 The Broken Law
 1915 The Song of Hate
Undetermined Role
 1915 The District Attorney
Helen Knight
 1915 Dr. Rameau
Pamela Rameau Roland
 1915 Gambier's Advocate
Gene Vane
 1915 Princess Romanoff
Ipanoff's Wife
 1915 The Second Commandment (Short)
Alice Stevens / Helen Royce
 1914 Classmates (Short)
Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1914 As It Might Have Been (Short)
 1913 A Cure for Suffragettes (Short)
 1913 The House of Darkness (Short)
Undetermined Secondary Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1913 The Little Tease (Short)
 1913 The Sheriff's Baby (Short)
 1913 Near to Earth (Short)
 1913 A Chance Deception (Short)
The Maid (unconfirmed)
 1912/I Black Sheep (Short)
The Young Woman
 1912 Heaven Avenges (Short)
 1912 An Indian Summer (Short)
 1912 An Outcast Among Outcasts (Short)
 1912 When Kings Were the Law (Short)
The King's Favorite
 1912 His Lesson (Short)
Mary, the Wife (uncredited)
 1912 One Is Business, the Other Crime (Short)
Poor Wife
 1912 The Female of the Species (Short)
The Other Woman
 1912 The Goddess of Sagebrush Gulch (Short)
The Goddess's Sister
 1912 The Root of Evil (Short)
The Wealthy Man's Daughter
 1912 Iola's Promise (Short)
Jack's Sweetheart
 1912 The Girl and Her Trust (Short)
Grace, the Telegraph Operator
 1912 A String of Pearls (Short)
The Poor Woman
 1912 A Siren of Impulse (Short)
 1912 A Sister's Love (Short)
 1912 A Blot on the 'Scutcheon (Short)
Mildred, Thorold's Sister
 1912 For His Son (Short)
The Secretary
 1912 A Tale of the Wilderness (Short)
The Young Woman
 1912 The Baby and the Stork (Short)
The Workman's Wife
 1911 The Failure (Short)
The Woman
 1911 Sunshine Through the Dark (Short)
The Maid
 1911 Fate's Turning (Short)
Mary - A Waitress
 1911 His Trust Fulfilled (Short)
 1911 The Two Paths (Short)
 1910 Winning Back His Love (Short)
 1910/I Turning the Tables (Short)
 1910 A Plain Song (Short)
 1910 Two Little Waifs (Short)
 1910 The Message of the Violin (Short)
 1910 A Summer Idyll (Short)
 1910 The Usurer (Short)
 1910 A Flash of Light (Short)
 1910 A Midnight Cupid (Short)
 1910 A Victim of Jealousy (Short)
 1910 Ramona (Short)
 1910 The Way of the World (Short)
 1910 Thou Shalt Not (Short)
 1910 The Newlyweds (Short)
 1910 The Final Settlement (Short)
 1910 Taming a Husband (Short)
Lady Clarissa
 1910 His Last Burglary (Short)
Mrs. William Standish
 1910 The Woman from Mellon's (Short)
 1909 A Midnight Adventure (Short)
 1909 Two Women and a Man (Short)
 1909 What's Your Hurry? (Short)
 1909 A Fair Exchange (Short)
Old Woman
 1909 A Convict's Sacrifice (Short)
 1909 Her First Biscuits (Short)
 1909 The Cricket on the Hearth (Short)
 1909 Lady Helen's Escapade (Short)
 1909 The Girls and Daddy (Short)
 1909 The Cord of Life (Short)
 1908 An Awful Moment (Short)
 1908 A Woman's Way (Short)

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Dorothy Bernard's daughter, Marjorie van Buren (1910-1997), known by all as "Midge" became the very first employee of the Screen Actors Guild in July 1933. Actor Kenneth Thomson hired her, and she remained with the Guild until the end of 1975. See more »

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