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Dorothy Loudon (1925–2003)

Comedienne Dorothy Loudon had the confidence and talent to make anything or anyone around her funny. The veteran singer/entertainer earned the respect of theatergoers long ago with her hilarious, fully played-out characters on the musical stage. She was born in Boston in 1925 and grew up in both Indianapolis and Claremont, New Hampshire. Her mother... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. See more awards »

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 1986 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Pamela Bates
 1986 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
Pamela Bates
 1984 Garbo Talks
Sonya Apollinar
 1983 Parade of Stars (TV Movie)
Fanny Brice
 1979 Dorothy (TV Series)
Dorothy Banks
- Give My Regrets to Broadway (1979) ... Dorothy Banks
- Lies and Whispers (1979) ... Dorothy Banks
- Hard Hearted Hamlet (1979) ... Dorothy Banks
- The Bookworm Turns (1979) ... Dorothy Banks
 1974 Ma and Pa (TV Movie)
Dorothy
 1970 All My Children (TV Series)
Veronica Mullens (1993)
 1952 It's a Business (TV Series)
Secretary
- Episode #1.8 (1952) ... Secretary
- Episode #1.7 (1952) ... Secretary
- Episode #1.6 (1952) ... Secretary
- Episode #1.5 (1952) ... Secretary
- Episode #1.4 (1952) ... Secretary
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Unsold pilot: Co-starred in a sitcom pilot called "This Is a Hospital," where she played a nurse who rescued hospital orderly Shecky Greene from the havoc he invariably created. See more »

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Personal Quote:

In the scripts I get to do the things I enjoy most -- playing comedy and singing. I love my work so much that sometimes I feel guilty being paid for it.

Trivia:

Dorothy lost two of her most famous Broadway roles to Carol Burnett when they were transferred to film - Miss Hannigan in Annie (1982) and Dotty Otley in Noises Off... (1992). Ironically, she had replaced Burnett on The Garry Moore Show (1958). See more »

Nickname:

Dotty

Star Sign:

Virgo

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