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Dorothy Coonan Wellman (1913–2009)


Dorothy Coonan Wellman was born on November 25, 1913 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Dorothy Rae Coonan. She was an actress, known for Wild Boys of the Road (1933), Busby Berkeley: Going Through the Roof (1998) and Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick (1995). She was married to William A. Wellman. She died on September 16, 2009 in Brentwood, California... See full bio »

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 1945 Story of G.I. Joe
Nurse Lt. Elizabeth 'Red' Murphy (uncredited)
 1933 Wild Boys of the Road
Sally (as Dorothy Coonan)
 1933 Gold Diggers of 1933
Gold Digger (uncredited)
 1933 42nd Street
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
 1932 The Kid from Spain
Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)
 1932 They Call It Sin
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
 1932 Over the Counter (Short)
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
 1930 Whoopee!
Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)
 1929 The Show of Shows (uncredited)
 1929 The Broadway Melody
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
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 2001 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Herself
 1998 Busby Berkeley: Going Through the Roof (TV Movie documentary)
Herself
 1995 Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick (Documentary)
Herself
 1954 This Is Your Life (TV Series)
Herself
- William Wellman (1954) ... Herself
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 1995 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (TV Movie documentary)
actress 'Wild Boys of the Road' (uncredited)
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Freckle-faced Irish-American bit part actress of the 1930's. One of Busby Berkeley's principal chorus dancers and in Warner Brothers films from the age of fourteen. Became director William Wellman's fifth wife and bore him seven children. See more »

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