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Dorothy Gibson (I) (1889–1946)


Dorothy Winnifred Brown was born at the home of her parents, Pauline Caroline Boesen Brown and John Brown on May 17, 1889 at 320 Willow Avenue in Hoboken, New Jersey. John Brown died while she was an infant and Leonard Gibson became her stepfather four years later. She had two siblings but both died in infancy. Later, Pauline and Dorothy moved to ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 56) in Paris, France

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Known For

Saved from the Titanic
Saved from the Titanic Miss Dorothy
(1912)
Hands Across the Sea in '76
Hands Across the Sea in '76 Molly Pitcher / Grace Deane / French Court Beauty / Soldier's Widow
(1911)
Love Finds a Way
(1912)
The Kodak Contest
(1912)

Filmography

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 1912 Roses and Thorns (Short)
 1912 Saved from the Titanic (Short)
Miss Dorothy
 1912 Revenge of the Silk Masks (Short)
Society Girl
 1912 The Easter Bonnet (Short)
Dora - the Milliner
 1912 The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Short)
Unspecified
 1912 A Lucky Holdup (Short)
Miss Barton
 1912 The White Aprons (Short)
Miss Beth
 1912 Brooms and Dustpans (Short)
Kissing Cousin
 1912 A Living Memory (Short)
Her Memory
 1912 It Pays to Be Kind (Short)
Sister
 1912 The Kodak Contest (Short)
The Wife
 1912 Bridge (Short)
 1912 Getting Dad Married (Short)
Ellen
 1912 The Guardian Angel (Short)
The Wife
 1912/I The Awakening (Short)
Nellie Garland - Jack's Sweetheart
 1912 Love Finds a Way (Short)
Helen
 1912 Mamie Bolton (Short)
 1912 Divorcons (Short)
The Wife
 1911 The Wrong Bottle (Short)
The Bride
 1911 The Musician's Daughter (Short)
Prima Donna
 1911 Miss Masquerader (Short)
Heiress
 1911 Hands Across the Sea in '76 (Short)
Molly Pitcher / Grace Deane / French Court Beauty / ...
 1911 Good for Evil (Short)
Dorothy
 1911 The Angel of the Slums (Short)
 1911 A Show Girl's Stratagem (Short)
The Show-Girl
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | 7 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »
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Trivia:

In Saved from the Titanic (1912), she apparently wore the same dress she herself had worn on the ill-fated voyage. See more »

Nickname:

The Harrison Fisher Girl

Star Sign:

Taurus

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