Appeared (as "Dorothy Donavan"; Broadway debut) in "It Never Rains" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Aurania Rouverol
. Directed by Paul Martin. Theatre Republic: 19 Nov 1929-Apr 1930 (closing date unknown/185 performances). Cast: Jack Bennett (as "Henry Rogers"), Fay Courtenay (as "Clara Donavan"), Ann Dere
(as "Mabel Rogers"), ...
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My greatest cross is that my face and body don't match my mind and soul. People expect me to be an ingénue, a baby doll, and they're terribly disappointed when they find I'm not. At parties, I've seen men ask to be introduced to me, and I knew they thought I was attractive, but after talking to me a few minutes they'd turn away in dismay. Men, in Hollywood especially, don't like intelligent women.
Commited suicide at 34. The official cause of death was "a possible overdose of sleeping pills".