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Dorothy Kilgallen (1913–1965)

Dorothy Kilgallen was the daughter of James Kilgallen, a colorful and popular newspaperman with the Hearst Corporation. She followed her father into the newspaper business and made her early reputation as a crime reporter (a novelty for women in those days) and for her participation in an around-the-world race using transportation that was ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 52) in New York, USA

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Filmography

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 1964 Pajama Party
Dorothy - Lands on J.D.'s Motorcycle (uncredited)
 1936 Sinner Take All
Reporter
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 1956 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Pygmalion Jones (1956) ... (story)
 1937 Fly Away Baby (from an idea by)
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 1962-1965 To Tell the Truth (TV Series)
Herself / Herself - Guest Panelist
- Episode dated 8 November 1965 (1965) ... Herself
- Episode dated 19 March 1962 (1962) ... Herself - Guest Panelist
 1950-1965 What's My Line? (TV Series)
Herself - Panelist / Herself / Herself - Regular Panelist / ...
- Episode dated 7 November 1965 (1965) ... Herself - Panelist
- Episode dated 31 October 1965 (1965) ... Herself - Panelist
- Episode dated 24 October 1965 (1965) ... Herself - Panelist
- Episode dated 17 October 1965 (1965) ... Herself - Panelist
- Episode dated 10 October 1965 (1965) ... Herself - Panelist
 1965 The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #2.51 (1965) ... Herself
- Episode #2.29 (1965) ... Herself
 1964 Get the Message (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode dated 30 November 1964 (1964) ... Herself
- Episode dated 14 April 1964 (1964) ... Herself
 1963-1964 The Match Game (TV Series)
Team Captain / Herself
- Episode dated 11 September 1964 (1964) ... Herself
- Episode dated 10 September 1964 (1964) ... Herself
- Episode dated 9 September 1964 (1964) ... Herself
- Episode dated 8 September 1964 (1964) ... Herself
- Episode dated 7 September 1964 (1964) ... Herself
 1964 Missing Links (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode dated 24 August 1964 (1964) ... Herself
- Episode dated 4 May 1964 (1964) ... Herself
 1961 Password All-Stars (TV Series)
Herself
 1961 I've Got a Secret (TV Series)
Herself - 'What's My Line?' Panel
- Episode dated 25 September 1961 (1961) ... Herself - 'What's My Line?' Panel
 1958 The Garry Moore Show (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #1.13 (1958) ... Herself
 1956 Person to Person (TV Series documentary)
Herself
- Episode #3.21 (1956) ... Herself
 1951-1954 The Milton Berle Show (TV Series)
Herself / Herself - Columnist
- Episode #7.1 (1954) ... Herself
- Episode #3.22 (1951) ... Herself - Columnist
 1949 Celebrity Time (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #1.5 (1949) ... Herself
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 2014 Marilyn Monroe: Murder on Fifth Helena Drive (Documentary) (filming)
Herself
 2008 Pioneers of Television (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Herself
- Game Shows (2008) ... Herself
 1993 American Justice (TV Series documentary)
Herself
- The Sam Sheppard Story ... Herself
 1984 TV's Funniest Game Show Moments (TV Special)
Herself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Girl Around the World" published by David McKay See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »
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Trivia:

After the initial telecast of What's My Line? (1950), the Goodson Todman company decided that Dorothy was mirthless, combative, competitive and tactless, but much too good to drop from the show. According to officials of Goodson Todman Productions who were interviewed in the mid 1970s by her biographer Lee Israel, the warm and witty Arlene Francis was brought in on the second program to lighten ... See more »

Nickname:

Dolly Mae

Star Sign:

Cancer

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