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Dorothy King (I) (1912–2010)

Dorothy Janis' short film career began when she was visiting a cousin, who was working on a film at Fox in 1927. Her beauty was noticed at once and she was asked to test for a role. She made only five films, four silents and one talkie (Lummox). She is best known for her performance opposite Ramon Navarro in The Pagan. She retired at the age of ... See full bio »

Filmography

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 1935 Restless Knights (Short)
Brunette Trumpeter (uncredited)
 1930 Lummox
Chita (as Dorothy Janis)
 1929 The Pagan
Tito (as Dorothy Janis)
 1929 The Overland Telegraph
Dorothy (as Dorothy Janis)
 1928 Fleetwing
Thurya (as Dorothy Janis)
 1928 Kit Carson
Sings-in-the-Clouds (as Dorothy Janis)
 1925 Camille of the Barbary Coast
Dora Malclm
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 1929 The Pagan (performer: "Pagan Love Song" (1929) - uncredited)
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Her children are named Penelope "Penny" and Wayne. See more »

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