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Dorothy Cumming (I) (1894–1983)

Dorothy Cumming was born on April 12, 1894 in Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia. She was an actress, known for The Wind (1928), The King of Kings (1927) and Snow White (1916). She was married to Allan McNab and Frank Elliott Dakin. She died on December 10, 1983 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Wind
The Wind Cora
The King of Kings
The King of Kings Mary - the Mother
Snow White
Snow White Queen Brangomar
Our Dancing Daughters
Our Dancing Daughters Diana's Mother


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 1929 Applause
Mother Superior (uncredited)
 1929 Kitty
Mrs. St. George
 1929 Innocents of Paris
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1929 The Divine Lady
Queen Maria Carolina
 1928 The Wind
 1928 Our Dancing Daughters
Diana's Mother
 1928 Life's Mockery
Gladys Morrison
 1928 Forbidden Hours
Queen Alexia
 1928 The Divine Woman
Mmme. Zizi Rouck, Marianne's Mother
 1927 In Old Kentucky
Mrs. Brierly
 1926 Butterflies in the Rain
Lady Pintar
 1926 For Wives Only
Countess von Nessa
 1926 Mademoiselle Modiste
 1926 Dancing Mothers
Mrs. Mazzarene
 1925 A Kiss for Cinderella
 1925 The New Commandment
Countess Stoll
 1925 The Coast of Folly
Constance Fay
 1925 The Manicure Girl
 1925 One Way Street
Lady Frances Thompson
 1924 The Female
Clodah Harrison
 1924 The Next Corner
Paula Vrain
 1923 Twenty-One
Mrs. McCullough
 1923 The Cheat
Lucy Hodge
 1923 The Self-Made Wife
Elena Vincent
 1922 Manslaughter
Eleanor Bellington
 1922 The Man from Home
Princess Sabina
 1921 Don't Tell Everything
Jessica Ramsey
 1921 Ladies Must Live
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1920/I The Thief (Short)
Isabelle Lenwright (as Dorothy Cummings)
 1920 Idols of Clay
Lady Cray
 1920 Notorious Miss Lisle
Mrs. Lyons (as Dorothy Cummings)
 1920 The Notorious Mrs. Sands
Dulcie Charteris
 1920 A Woman Who Understood
Mrs. Alden
 1916/I Snow White
Queen Brangomar (as Dorothy G. Cumming)
 1915 Within Our Gates
Freda Henschell

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Alternate Names:

Dorothy G. Cumming | Dorothy Cummings


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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Australian supporting actress, usually in serious roles. The daughter of sheep farmer, she began on stage in J. C. Williamson stock company. She acted in British silents and worked in Hollywood during the 1920's. Her career did not survive the advent of sound pictures.

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