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Date of Birth 25 December 1897Hector, Minnesota, USA
Date of Death 3 October 1979New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameBergetta Peterson
Height 5' 4" (1.63 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Dorothy Peterson was born on December 25, 1897 in Hector, Minnesota, USA as Bergetta Peterson. She was an actress, known for Saboteur (1942), Dark Victory (1939) and The Woman in the Window (1944). She died on October 3, 1979 in New York City, New York, USA.

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Character actress of Swedish ancestry, who after her movie debut in the 1930 melodrama 'Mothers Cry', was henceforth typecast to play long-suffering mothers and wives. Studied at Columbia University, New York, and appeared on Broadway from 1924 to 1930. Notable roles in 'Dracula' (as Lucy Seward, 1927-8) and 'Subway Express' (1929, with Helen Mack).

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