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Dorothy Dwan (1906–1981)

Dorothy Dwan was born on April 26, 1906 in Sedalia, Missouri, USA as Dorothy Illgenfritz. She was an actress, known for The Wizard of Oz (1925), Kid Speed (1924) and The Devil Bear (1929). She was married to Paul Northcutt Boggs Jr., Larry Semon and Fred Buckels. She died on March 17, 1981 in Ventura, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1930 The Fighting Legion
Molly Williams
 1930 Hide-Out
 1929 The Peacock Fan
Peggy Kendall
 1929 The California Mail
Molly Butler
 1929 The Devil Bear
 1928 Out with the Tide
Joan Renshaw
 1928 Obey Your Husband
Joyce Kennedy
 1928 The Virgin Queen (Short)
Queen Elizabeth
 1928 Riders of the Dark
Molly Graham
 1927 Silver Valley
Sheila Blaine
 1927 Tumbling River
Edna Barton
 1927 The Land Beyond the Law
Ginger O'Hara
 1927 Spuds
 1927 The Princess on Broadway
Rose Ryan
 1927 Hills of Kentucky
 1927 McFadden's Flats
Edith Halloran
 1926 The Canyon of Light
Concha Deane
 1926 The Great K & A Train Robbery
Madge Cullen
 1926 The Call of the Klondike
Violet Winter
 1926 The Dangerous Dude
Janet Jordan
 1926 Perils of the Coast Guard
Natalie Aldridge
 1926 Stop, Look and Listen
 1925 My Best Girl
 1925 The Perfect Clown
The Girl
 1925 The Cloudhopper (Short)
Dorothy Jack
 1925 The Dome Doctor (Short)
 1925 The Wizard of Oz
Dorothy / Princess Dorothea
 1925 The Parasite
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1924 Breed of the Border
Ethel Slocum
 1924 Kid Speed (Short)
Lou DuPoise
 1924 Her Boy Friend (Short)
Iva Method, the girl detective
 1924 Sinners in Silk
 1924 The Enemy Sex
Showgirl (uncredited)
 1924 Those Who Dance (uncredited)
 1922 The Silent Vow
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Molly Mills


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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Although many in Hollywood thought she was related in some way to director Allan Dwan, it turned out that Dorothy wasn't related to him at all, but took his last name because she greatly admired his work. See more »

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