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Dorothy Layton (1912–2009)

Dorothy Layton Dorothy Layton, the Hollywood movie actress worked during the arrival of the sound era with some of the greatest comedians of the day including Laurel and Hardy and Charlie Chase. "Laurel was the brains behind the genius of Laurel and Hardy," she said in December 2003. "I heard rumors of fights between them but never witnessed ... See full bio »


(age 96) in Towson, Maryland, USA

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Known For

County Hospital
Fallen Arches
Fallen Arches Miss Layton, Billy Gilbert's secretary
Pack Up Your Troubles
Pack Up Your Troubles First Bridesmaid - Left Column
Chickens Come Home-
Chickens Come Home- Office Worker


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 1933 Pick-up
Peggy (uncredited)
 1933 Fallen Arches (Short)
Miss Layton, Billy Gilbert's secretary
 1932 Mr. Bride (Short)
Muriel's Maid (uncredited)
 1932 Taxi for Two (Short)
Eloping Bride (uncredited)
 1932 Pack Up Your Troubles
First Bridesmaid - Left Column (uncredited)
 1932 Young Ironsides (Short)
Dorothy Layton - Miss San Francisco (uncredited)
 1932 County Hospital (Short)
 1932 The Chimp (Short)
Laid-off Circus Performer (uncredited)
 1932 Red Noses (Short)
Physical Therapist (uncredited)
 1931 On the Loose (Short)
Woman in Fun House (uncredited)
 1931 Chickens Come Home- (Short)
Office Worker (uncredited)
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 1933 Hollywood on Parade No. A-9 (Short)
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 1986 The Laurel and Hardy Show (TV Series)
Switchboard officer / Circus performer / Hospital receptionist / ...

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Alternate Names:

Dorothy Taylor


5' 2" (1.57 m)

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Of the 15 WAMPAS Baby Stars of 1932 only one survives today, Mary Carlisle. Those that have died are Gloria Stuart 100 years, Dorothy Layton 96years, Ruth Hall 92 years, Eleanor Holm 90, Dorothy Wilson 88, Ginger Rogers 83, Toshia Mori 83, Lilian Bond 83, June Clyde 77, Lona Andre 77, Evalyn Knapp 73, Marion Shockley 70, Patricia Ellis 53 and Boots Mallory 45. See more »

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