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Dorothy Ford (I) (1922–2010)

Dorothy Ford was born April 4, 1922 in Perris, CA, and raised in San Francisco, Santa Barbara and Tucson, AZ. During school, she appeared in several pageants, and after graduation, she went into modeling. Standing 6'2 and with measurements of 38-26-38 1/2, Ford was a natural for photographic work. Her first job was in San Francisco when Billy Rose ... See full bio »

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 1962 Room for One More (TV Series)
- King of the Little People (1962) ... Bridget
 1961 Pagan Island
Pagan Woman
 1957-1960 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV Series)
Wife / Mrs. Van Courtney
- Ozzie, the Boat-Keeper (1960) ... Wife
- Weekend Vacation (1960) ... Wife
- The Editor (1957) ... Mrs. Van Courtney
 1959 The Rough Riders (TV Series)
Poker Kate Jones
- The Rifle (1959) ... Poker Kate Jones
 1956 Gun Brothers
Molly MacLain
 1956 Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
Tall Burlesque Blonde (uncredited)
 1956 Pardners
Amanda Wentworth (uncredited)
 1956 Indestructible Man
Tall Stripper (uncredited)
 1955 The Seven Year Itch
Indian Girl / Tall Beauty at Train Station (uncredited)
 1955 My Little Margie (TV Series)
 1954 The High and the Mighty
Mrs. Wilson (uncredited)
 1954 Space Patrol (TV Series)
Queen Riva
- The Men Slaves of Cydonia (1954) ... Queen Riva
- The Monsoon Trap on Cydonia (1954) ... Queen Riva
- The Amazons of Cydonia (1954) ... Queen Riva
 1953 A Perilous Journey
 1953 The Abbott and Costello Show (TV Series)
Miss Yummy
- The Vacuum Cleaner Salesman (1953) ... Miss Yummy (uncredited)
 1952 Limelight
Patrician Lady in Dress Circle (uncredited)
 1952 Feudin' Fools
Tiny Smith
 1952 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Tall Girl
- Episode #2.36 (1952) ... Tall Girl
 1952 Jack and the Beanstalk
Receptionist / Polly
 1951 Life with Buster Keaton (TV Series)
 1951 Flame of Araby
Naja (uncredited)
 1951 Let's Go Navy!
 1951 The Buster Keaton Show (TV Series)
 1951 Wedding Yells (Short)
 1950 Dick Tracy (TV Series)
Acres O'Reilly
- Dick Tracy vs. Swami (1950) ... Acres O'Reilly
 1950 Key to the City
Miss Construction (uncredited)
 1949 Sands of Iwo Jima
Tall Girl (uncredited)
 1948 One Sunday Afternoon
Daisy (uncredited)
 1948 On Our Merry Way
Lola Maxim
 1946 Love Laughs at Andy Hardy
Coffy Smith
 1946 Lover Come Back
Tall Brunette (uncredited)
 1945 The Thin Man Goes Home
Tall Girl with Dog (uncredited)
 1945 Nob Hill
Tall Showgirl in Sally's Act (uncredited)
 1945 Thrill of a Romance
Hotel Guest (uncredited)
 1945 The Picture of Dorian Gray
Tall Chorine (uncredited)
 1945 Here Come the Co-eds
Bertha (uncredited)
 1944 Bathing Beauty
Dorothy (uncredited)
 1944 Meet the People
Tall Girl (uncredited)
 1944 Two Girls and a Sailor
Hotel Guest (uncredited)
 1944 Lady in the Dark
Model (uncredited)
 1944 Broadway Rhythm
Co-ed in Drugstore (uncredited)
 1943 Thousands Cheer
Bathing Beauty in Red Skelton Skit (uncredited)
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Stage: Appears in "The Big People" on Broadway, with Ernest Truex.


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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Made her debut at Billy Rose's Aquacade in San Francisco. In 1945 she was featured for three months at the Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. See more »


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