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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 »


(age 52) in New York, USA

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What's My Line?
What's My Line? Herself - Panelist / Herself / Herself - Mystery Guest / Herself -Panelist
The Match Game
The Match Game Herself - Team Captain
Texaco Star Theatre
Texaco Star Theatre Herself / Herself - Columnist
To Tell the Truth
To Tell the Truth Herself / Herself - Panelist


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 1964 Pajama Party
Dorothy - Lands on J.D.'s Motorcycle (uncredited)
 1936 Sinner Take All
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Book: "Girl Around the World" published by David McKay See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »


5' 6½" (1.69 m)

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Often credited as the first journalist to break the story that John F. Kennedy was having an affair with Marilyn Monroe. Actually, the Voice of Broadway column that reached New Yorkers on Friday afternoon, August 3, 1962 said only that the actress has "proven vastly alluring to a handsome gentleman who's a bigger name than Joe DiMaggio was in his heydey." Monroe died that Saturday night or Sunday... See more »


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