Waitress at Restaurant
(as Dorothy Howe)
Wrote foreword to "Westerns Women: Interviews with 50 Leading Ladies of Movie and Television Westerns from the 1930s to the 1960s" by Boyd Magers
and Michael G. Fitzgerald (McFarland, 1999).
Did You Know?
Born Dorothy Howe, the young actress was chosen as the female winner of Jesse L. Lasky's "Gateway to Hollywood" radio talent search in July, 1939. Her reward was membership in the Screen Actor's Guild and the stage name Virginia Vale
. The male winner of the same contest was Kirby Grant