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Dorothy Dickson (1893–1995)

Ms. Dickson was an American-born London theater star, who popularized the song, "Look for the Silver Lining", in Britain when she introduced it in London in 1921 in the Jerome Kern, musical "Sally". She appeared on the New York stage and in the Ziegfield Follies before World War II. During the war, she was one of the leading figures behind the ... See full bio »

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(age 102) in London, England, UK
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Known For

Paying the Piper
Paying the Piper Barbara Wyndham
(1921)
Danny Boy
Danny Boy Jane Kaye
(1934)
As Long as They're Happy
As Long as They're Happy Stella Bentley
(1953)
Channel Crossing
Channel Crossing Vi Guthrie
(1933)

Filmography

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 1946 The Ringer (TV Movie)
Cora Ann Milton
 1939 Sword of Honour
Mrs. Stanhope
 1934 Danny Boy
Jane Kaye
 1933 Channel Crossing
Vi Guthrie
 1930 La route est belle
Dorothy Dickson
 1921 Headin' North
Frances Wilson
 1921 Paying the Piper
Barbara Wyndham
 1921 The Silver Lining
Dancer
 1919 Eastward Ho!
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 1976 Edgar Wallace: The Man Who Made His Name (TV Movie documentary)
Herself
 1954 Spice of Life (TV Series)
Herself
- Dorothy Dickson (1954) ... Herself
 1951 What's My Line (TV Series)
Herself - Panellist
- Episode #1.3 (1951) ... Herself - Panellist
 1937 Starlight (TV Series)
Herself - Singer
- Dorothy Dickson and Ivor Novello (1937) ... Herself - Singer
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, and Guy Bolton's musical, "Tip-Toes," at the Winter Garden Theatre in London, England with Laddie Cliff, John Kirkby, Vera Bryer, Evan Thomas, Allen Kearns, Peggy Beaty, and Lovely Lee in the cast. See more »

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Mother of Dorothy Hyson. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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