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Mary Dees (1911–2004)

Mary Dees was born on June 3, 1911 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA as Mary Ella Dees. She is known for her work on The Women (1939), Dinner at Eight (1933) and Footlight Parade (1933). She died on August 4, 2004 in Lake Worth, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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 1946 A Night in Casablanca
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1939 The Women
Girl (uncredited)
 1938 The Shopworn Angel
Babe #1 (uncredited)
 1937 The Last Gangster
Virginia Bauche (uncredited)
 1937 Bad Guy
Girl (uncredited)
 1937 Saratoga
Carol Clayton (after Jean Harlow's Death) (uncredited)
 1936 Born to Dance
Chorine (uncredited)
 1936 Anything Goes
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
 1935 Two Fisted
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1935 Redheads on Parade
Redhead (uncredited)
 1935 Hoi Polloi (Short)
Blonde Party Guest (uncredited)
 1935 Gold Diggers of 1935
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
 1934 Kid Millions
Paulette (uncredited)
 1934 The Man with Two Faces
Theatregoer (uncredited)
 1934 Let's Talk It Over
Woman at Beach (uncredited)
 1933 Footlight Parade
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
 1933 Dinner at Eight
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1931 Flying High
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
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 1937 Saratoga (double: Jean Harlow - uncredited)
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 2015 Hey Moe, Hey Dad! (TV Series documentary)
Various characters
- Slap Happy (2015) ... Various characters (uncredited)

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Dees had been Jean Harlow's stand-in in two movies before being hired as a double for Harlow in Saratoga (1937). She had a higher-pitched voice than Harlow, so a second double was hired to do the voice of the character. See more »

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