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Dorothy Dell (1915–1934)


Dorothy Dell was born to Elbert and Lillan Goff in Hattiesburg, Mississippi on January 30, 1915. She won the most beautiful baby in Hattiesburg beauty contest when she was thirteen months old. She lived in New Orleans from the age of ten. She attended the Sophie Wright High School for girls. Winning the Miss New Orleans title, when she was fifteen... See full bio »

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Known For

Little Miss Marker
Little Miss Marker Bangles Carson
(1934)
Wharf Angel
(1934)
Shoot the Works
Shoot the Works Lily Raquel
(1934)
Passing the Buck
(1932)

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 1934 Little Miss Marker (performer: "Laugh You Son of a Gun" (1934), "I'm a Black Sheep Who's Blue" (1934), "Low Down Lullaby" (1934) - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(3/7/32) Stage: Appeared in "The Ziegfeld Follies", Ford's Theatre, Baltimore, MD. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[in 1930] I am going to be a real actress. Not just one more actress, but a real, honest-to-goodness actress like Marie Dressler.

Trivia:

Was Miss New Orleans, 1930. She beat out 74 other contestants, including a pre-fame Dorothy Lamour, who would win the title the following year. The two would become long-term friends. See more »

Nickname:

Mickey Bell

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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