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Dorothy Jordan (I) (1906–1988)

Brunette Dorothy Jordan was a graduate of Southwestern University and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Trained as a ballerina, she first graced the stage as a chorus girl in top flight musicals, like "Funny Face" (1927), with Fred Astaire, and "Treasure Girl" (1928), with Gertrude Lawrence and Clifton Webb. This led to what turned out to be ... See full bio »

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The Searchers
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Min and Bill
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The Cabin in the Cotton
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 1957 The Wings of Eagles
Rose Brentmann
 1956 The Searchers
Martha Edwards
 1953 The Sun Shines Bright
Lucy Lee's Mother
 1933 One Man's Journey
Letty McGinnis
 1933 Bondage
Judy Peters
 1933 Strictly Personal
Mary O'Conner
 1932 That's My Boy
Dorothy Whitney
 1932 The Cabin in the Cotton
Betty Wright
 1932 Down to Earth
Julia Pearson
 1932 The Lost Squadron
The Pest
 1931 Hell Divers
 1931 Beloved Bachelor
Mitzi Stressman
 1931 Young Sinners
Constance Sinclair
 1931 Shipmates
 1931 A Tailor Made Man
 1930 Min and Bill
 1930 Love in the Rough
 1930 In Gay Madrid
 1930 The Voice of Hollywood No. 9 (Short)
Dorothy Jordan (uncredited)
 1929 Devil-May-Care
Leonie de Beaufort
 1929 Words and Music
Song and dance principal
 1929 Black Magic
Ann Bradbroke
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Was supposed to be cast in Flying Down to Rio (1933) as Honey Hale, but backed out of the role to go on her honeymoon with Merian C. Cooper, so Ginger Rogers got the role, her first with Fred Astaire. See more »

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