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Dorothy Lamour (1914–1996)


In addition to being Miss New Orleans in 1931, Dorothy Lamour worked as a Chicago elevator operator; band vocalist for her first husband, band leader Herbie Kaye; and radio performer. In 1936 she donned her soon-to-be-famous sarong for her debut at Paramount, The Jungle Princess (1936), and continued to play female Tarzan-Crusoe-Gauguin-girl-with ... See full bio »

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 1987 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Mrs. Ellis
- No Accounting for Murder (1987) ... Mrs. Ellis
 1986 Crazy Like a Fox (TV Series)
Rosie
- Rosie (1986) ... Rosie
 1984 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Katherine Prince
- Max's Waltz (1984) ... Katherine Prince
 1980 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Lil Braddock
 1976 Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood
Visiting Film Star
 1971 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Mary DeSocio
- Echo from Another World (1971) ... Mary DeSocio
 1970 The Phynx
Dorothy Lamour
 1970 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Holly's Mother (segment "Love and the Pick-Up")
- Love and the Fighting Couple/Love and the Pick-Up/Love and the Proposal (1970) ... Holly's Mother (segment "Love and the Pick-Up")
 1969 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Stella Fisher
- Chains of Command (1969) ... Stella Fisher
 1967 I Spy (TV Series)
Halima
- The Honorable Assassins (1967) ... Halima
 1964 Pajama Party
Head Saleslady
 1964 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Flo Romaine / Lovey Harrington
- Who Killed the Surf Broad? (1964) ... Flo Romaine
- Who Killed Madison Cooper? (1964) ... Lovey Harrington
 1962 The Road to Hong Kong
Dorothy Lamour
 1957 The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.17 (1957)
 1955 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Luana
 1955 Damon Runyon Theater (TV Series)
Sally Bracken
- The Mink Doll (1955) ... Sally Bracken
 1953 All Star Revue (TV Series)
Guest Actress (Sketch)
- Episode #3.30 (1953) ... Guest Actress (Sketch)
 1952 Hollywood Opening Night (TV Series)
 1951 Here Comes the Groom
Dorothy Lamour (uncredited)
 1948 On Our Merry Way
Gloria Manners
 1947 Wild Harvest
Fay Rankin
 1947 Variety Girl
Dorothy Lamour
 1945 Masquerade in Mexico
Angel O'Reilly
 1945 Duffy's Tavern
Dorothy Lamour
 1945 A Medal for Benny
Lolita Sierra
 1944 Mail Call (Short)
Dorothy Lamour (uncredited)
 1943 Riding High
Ann Castle
 1943 Dixie
Millie Cook
 1943 They Got Me Covered
Christina Hill
 1941 Caught in the Draft
Antoinette 'Tony' Fairbanks
 1940 Chad Hanna
Albany Yates
 1940 Moon Over Burma
Arla Dean
 1940 Typhoon
Dea
 1940 Johnny Apollo
'Lucky' Dubarry
 1939 Disputed Passage
Audrey Hilton
 1939 Man About Town
Diana Wilson
 1938 Spawn of the North
Nicky Duval
 1938 Tropic Holiday
Manuela
 1938 Hollywood Handicap (Short)
Dorothy Lamour
 1938 The Big Broadcast of 1938
Dorothy Wyndham
 1937 Thrill of a Lifetime
Specialty
 1937 High, Wide, and Handsome
Molly Fuller
 1937 The Last Train from Madrid
Carmelita Castillo
 1937 Swing High, Swing Low
Anita Alvarez
 1936 College Holiday
Dancer (uncredited)
 1936 The Stars Can't Be Wrong (Short)
Dorothy Lamour
 1933 Footlight Parade
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
Show Show Soundtrack (34 credits)
Show Show Self (58 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (15 credits)

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Guest on the daytime talk program "Tempo" hosted by Regis Philbin. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 7 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 54 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Bing Crosby] As I look back, I think he was a very shy, insecure man. The world looked upon him as one of the great talents, he just never saw himself in that light. See more »

Trivia:

Was a staunch conservative Republican who was active both personally and financially in the campaigns of Dwight D. Eisenhower, Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan. See more »

Trademark:

Often wore a floral print wrap-around sarong

Nickname:

The Beautiful One See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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