No photo available. Represent Dale Messick? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 98,625 this week

Dale Messick (1906–2005)

Dale Messick was born on April 11, 1906 in South Bend, Indiana, USA as Dahlia Messick. She was a writer, known for Brenda Starr (1989), Brenda Starr, Reporter (1945) and Brenda Starr (1976). She was married to Everett George and Oscar Strom. She died on April 5, 2005 in Penngrove, California, USA. See full bio »

A Complete History of Best Picture Oscar Winners

Take a look back at all of the Best Picture Oscars winners in the history of the ceremony.

View the gallery

Related News

Me and The Art of Ramona Fradon
| Comicmix.com
Brenda Starr is yesterday's news
| Shadowlocked
Brenda Starr is yesterday's news
| Shadowlocked

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 5188 people
created 20 Jan 2016
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Dale Messick's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Brenda Starr
Brenda Starr Writer
(1989)
Brenda Starr
Brenda Starr Writer
(1976)
Funny Ladies
Funny Ladies Herself
(1991)

Filmography

Jump to: Writer | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (3 credits)
 1989 Brenda Starr (characters)
 1976 Brenda Starr (TV Movie) (comic strip)
 1945 Brenda Starr, Reporter (based on the comic strip by)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (3 credits)
 1991 Funny Ladies (Documentary)
Herself
 1963 The Lee Phillip Show (TV Series)
Herself - Guest
- Dale Messick and Brenda Starr (1963) ... Herself - Guest
 1955 What's My Line? (TV Series)
Herself - Contestant
- Episode dated 24 April 1955 (1955) ... Herself - Contestant (as Dale Strom)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Comic strip: "Brenda Starr, Reporter" (filmed as Brenda Starr, Reporter (1945), Brenda Starr, Reporter (1979), Brenda Starr (1989))

Publicity Listings:

4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dale Strom
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I used to get letters from girl reporters saying that their lives were nowhere near as exciting as Brenda's. I told them that if I made Brenda's life like theirs, nobody would read it.

Trivia:

Brenda Starr was named after a 1930s debutante, and her curvaceous figure and red hair were inspired by actress Rita Hayworth. Her beau, the mysterious Basil St John, was based on a handsome artist hired by Messick to do lettering. She had to fire him because he did a poor job. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

Contribute to This Page