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Date of Birth 29 June 1915Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Date of Death 4 June 1963Los Angeles, California, USA
Height 5' 2" (1.57 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Dorothy Short was born on June 29, 1915 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She was an actress, known for Reefer Madness (1936), Assassin of Youth (1937) and Phantom Rancher (1940). She was married to Dave O'Brien. She died on June 4, 1963 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Dave O'Brien (1936 - 1954) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (2)

A "B" actress of minor westerns and serials in the 30s and 40s.
Once married to western film star Dave O'Brien. They had two daughters, Patty and Pam. She appeared with him in some of those westerns, in the "Captain Midnight" serial, and in the well-received 'Pete Smith' shorts. Dorothy divorced Dave in the early 50s because he spent too much time indulging in his hobby -- yachting and sailing.

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