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Dorothy Stratten (1960–1980)


Dorothy Stratten's story was brief, glorious and tragic. She was born Dorothy Ruth Hoogstraten on February 28, 1960 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She grew up in a rough neighborhood in Vancouver, but kept out of trouble and went through the motions of school. While not a beauty as a child, nor early teen, Stratten came into her own out of... See full bio »

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Known For

Galaxina
Galaxina Galaxina
(1980)
They All Laughed
They All Laughed Dolores Martin
(1981)
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
(1979-1980)
Autumn Born
Autumn Born Tara Dawson
(1979)

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 1981 They All Laughed
Dolores Martin
 1980 Galaxina
Galaxina (as Dorothy R. Stratten)
 1979 Autumn Born
Tara Dawson
 1979 Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (TV Series)
Miss Cosmos
- Cruise Ship to the Stars (1979) ... Miss Cosmos (as Dorothy R. Stratten)
 1979 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Mickey
- The Victim/The Mermaid (1979) ... Mickey
 1979 Skatetown, U.S.A.
Girl at the Snack Bar
 1979 Americathon
Americathon Stage Dancer (uncredited)
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Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 2 Articles | 19 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Dorothy | Dorothy R. Stratten

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Trivia:

Her tombstone features a quote from Ernest Hemingway's "A Farewell to Arms". Ironically, Hemingway's granddaughter Mariel Hemingway portrayed her in Bob Fosse's Star 80 (1983). See more »

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Star Sign:

Pisces

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