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Dorothy Collins (1926–1994)

Although known primarily as the lead singer on the long-running TV show, Your Hit Parade (1950), Dorothy Collins was also featured on the TV show, Candid Camera (1960), where she displayed a lively flair for comedy. Her best work, however, was in the musical theater, where she starred in the original cast of what has become a legendary Broadway ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Match Game
The Match Game Team Captain
(1963-1967)
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall Herself - Guest / Herself
(1958-1963)
Your Hit Parade
Your Hit Parade Herself - Vocalist / Herself / Herself - Singer
(1951-1958)
The Garry Moore Show
(1958-1963)

Filmography

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 1964 The Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.6 (1964) ... (performer: "Rockin' Red Riding Hood")
 1958-1959 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #12.2 (1959) ... (performer: "Fashions", "Every Little Movement", "Runnin' Wild", "The Continental", "I Can't Begin to Tell You", "You Say the Sweetest Things (Baby)", "Give Me the Simple Life", "It Happened in Sun Valley" - uncredited)
- Episode #11.11 (1958) ... (performer: "When Your Lover Has Gone", "Love Is a Simple Thing", "Zing a Little Zong", "I Had the Craziest Dream", "That's Amore" - uncredited)
 1958 Never Love a Stranger (performer: "Never Love a Stranger")
 1952-1956 Your Hit Parade (TV Series) (performer - 11 episodes)
- Episode dated 9 June 1956 (1956) ... (performer: "Beyond the Blue Horizon", "Wayward Wind", "Ivory Tower", "Picnic")
- Episode dated 2 June 1956 (1956) ... (performer: "Picnic", "Hot Diggity")
- Episode dated 24 December 1955 (1955) ... (performer: "Deck the Halls", "O Holy Night", "Moments to Remember")
- Episode dated 12 November 1955 (1955) ... (performer: "Suddenly There's a Valley", "Love and Marriage")
- Episode dated 16 April 1955 (1955) ... (performer: "Tweedlee Dee", "Melody of Love")
 1953 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Humphrey Bogart Show (1953) ... (performer: "Lucky Strike Jingle")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Richard Rodgers, Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim's musical, "Do I Hear a Waltz?," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Ron Holgate and Dorothy Steinnette in the cast. Stone Widney was director. See more »

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Trivia:

Was nominated for Broadway's 1972 Tony Award as Best Actress (Musical) for "Follies." See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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