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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 »

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(age 52) in New York, USA

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Known For

Fly Away Baby
Fly Away Baby Writer
(1937)
Matinee Theatre
(1956)
Sinner Take All
Sinner Take All Reporter
(1936)
What's My Line?
What's My Line? Herself - Panelist / Herself - Mystery Guest / Herself -Panelist
(1950-1965)

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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Other Works:

Stage Play: Dream With Music. Musical/fantasy. Music by Clay Warnick. Book by Sidney Sheldon, Dorothy Kilgallen [only Broadway credit] and Ben Roberts. Lyrics by Edward Eager. Vocal arrangements by Clay Warnick. Orchestral Arrangements by Clay Warnick, Hans Spialek, Ted Royal and Robert Russell Bennett. Tap Routines Directed by Henry ... See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 2 Articles | See more »


Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Trivia:

Some supporters of the standard "Oswald acted alone official story" have tried to hang the entire theory of Kilgallen learning dangerous secrets and dying suspiciously on two book authors who have questionable reputations: Mark Lane and Lee Israel. But in December of 2016, Simon & Schuster is distributing a new Kilgallen biography by Mark Shaw. He already has authored more than twenty books, and ... See more »

Nickname:

Dolly Mae

Star Sign:

Cancer

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