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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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Known For

What's My Line?
What's My Line? Herself - Panelist / Herself - Mystery Guest / Herself -Panelist
(1950-1965)
The Match Game
The Match Game Herself - Team Captain
(1963-1964)
Texaco Star Theatre
Texaco Star Theatre Herself / Herself - Columnist
(1951-1954)
To Tell the Truth
To Tell the Truth Herself / Herself - Panelist
(1962-1965)

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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Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 2 Articles | See more »


Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Besides Frank Sinatra, she also feuded with Jack Paar and Arthur Godfrey. Her feud with Paar was based on his support of Fidel Castro and Kilgallen, a staunch anti-communist, criticized him for it. See more »

Nickname:

Dolly Mae

Star Sign:

Cancer

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