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Dorothea Wolbert (1874–1958)

Dorothea Wolbert was born on April 12, 1874 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She was an actress, known for The Movie Bug (1920), A Scream in Society (1920) and Short and Sweet (1921). She died on September 15, 1958 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Movie Bug
The Movie Bug Lizzie - the Movie Bug
A Scream in Society
Short and Sweet
Short and Sweet Actress
A Hard Guess
A Hard Guess Actress


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 1957 Funny Face
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1956 Hot Blood
Little Old Gypsy Woman (uncredited)
 1956 Crossroads (TV Series)
 1955 I Love Lucy (TV Series)
Mrs. Dorothea Wolbert
- Ricky's European Booking (1955) ... Mrs. Dorothea Wolbert
 1955 Brave Eagle (TV Series)
Old Flower
- Search for the Sun (1955) ... Old Flower
 1955 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- Meet Mr. Justice (1955)
- Visa for X (1955)
 1953-1955 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
Widow Parker
- Man on the Beat (1955)
- Night Strike (1953) ... Widow Parker
 1952 All Star Revue (TV Series)
Little Old Lady
- Episode #3.7 (1952) ... Little Old Lady (uncredited)
 1951 Little Egypt
Old Lady (uncredited)
 1950 Three Husbands
Cleaning Woman (uncredited)
 1946 Crack-Up
Old Lady (uncredited)
 1942 The Gay Sisters
Woman Pushed Away by Policeman (uncredited)
 1940 The Captain Is a Lady
Short Old Lady (uncredited)
 1940 Abe Lincoln in Illinois
Woman in Store (uncredited)
 1939 Invisible Stripes
Flower Woman (uncredited)
 1939 The Night of Nights
2nd Pencil Woman (uncredited)
 1939 They All Come Out
Nurse (uncredited)
 1939 Within the Law
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1938 Dramatic School
Flower Woman (uncredited)
 1938 The Arkansas Traveler
Old Lady (uncredited)
 1938 Three Comrades
Old Nurse (uncredited)
 1937 The Emperor's Candlesticks
Bidder (uncredited)
 1936 Postal Inspector
Mrs. Coates (uncredited)
 1936 Fury
Hector's Wife (uncredited)
 1935 Heir to Trouble
Tillie Tilks
 1935 Paris in Spring
Francine (as Dorothy Wolbert)
 1935 Motive for Revenge
Annie - Maid (as Dorothy Wolbert)
 1935 Vagabond Lady
Woman Given Opera Ticket (uncredited)
 1934 The Painted Veil
Stuttering Woman (scenes deleted)
 1934 The Scarlet Letter
Mistress Allerton (uncredited)
 1934 Autobuyography (Short)
 1933 The Women in His Life
Charwoman (uncredited)
 1933 The Mayor of Hell
Mrs. Burns (uncredited)
 1933 Child of Manhattan
Dulcey's Aide Getting Chinchilla Coat (uncredited)
 1933 Hallelujah I'm a Bum
Apple Mary
 1932 Two Seconds
Lizzie, Cleaning Lady
 1932 The Expert
Annie (as Dorothy Wolbert)
 1932 The Beast of the City
Shoplifter (uncredited)
 1931 Friends and Lovers
Bertha the Barmaid (uncredited)
 1931 Too Many Cooks
Aunt Emma Cook (uncredited)
 1931 The Front Page
 1930 Borrowed Wives
Aunt Mary
 1930 The Medicine Man
Sister Wilson
 1928 Two Tars (Short)
 1928 Jack and Jilted (Short)
 1928 Their Purple Moment (Short)
Waitress (uncredited)
 1928 Anybody Here Seen Kelly?
 1928 Love and Learn
 1927 The Battle of the Century (Short)
Warring pedestrian (uncredited)
 1927 A Sailor's Sweetheart
Lena Svenson
 1927 Snowbound
 1926 Exit Smiling
Anna (uncredited)
 1926 The College Boob
Aunt Polly
 1926 Shivering Spooks (Short)
Séance attendee (unconfirmed)
 1926 Pleasures of the Rich
Maggie the Maid
 1925 A Woman of the World
 1925 Duped
Sweet Marie
 1924 The Guilty One
Anne (the maid)
 1924 The Galloping Ace
Susie Williams
 1924 A Lady of Quality
Mistress Wimpole
 1923 Almost Married (Short)
 1923 The Gown Shop (Short)
Audience member
 1923 Abysmal Brute
Mrs. MacTavish
 1922 The Flirt
The Cook
 1922 The Ninety and Nine
Mrs. Markham
 1921 The Ruse of the Rattler
Mrs. Bludgeon
 1921 Action
Mirandy Meekin
 1921 A Model Made (Short)
 1921 Hearts and Flour (Short)
 1921 Oh! Tessie! (Short) (as Dorothy Wolbert)
 1921 Short and Sweet (Short)
 1921 Who Kissed Me? (Short)
 1921 Twin Husbands (Short) (as Dorothy Wolbert)
 1921 A Hard Guess (Short)
 1921 Single and Double (Short)
 1921 When Eve Fell (Short) (as Dotty Wolbert)
 1921 Bring on the Groom (Short)
 1921 The Champ (Short)
 1921 A Waiting Maid (Short)
The Kitchen Maid
 1921 The Spirits of '21 (Short)
 1921 Chicken Country Style (Short)
 1921 Fresh from the Country (Short)
 1920 Nearly Wed (Short) (as Dorothy Wolbert)
 1920 Way Down North (Short)
 1920 The Forbidden Brew (Short)
 1920 The Movie Bug (Short)
Lizzie - the Movie Bug (as Dorothy Wolbert)
 1920 Shapes and Scrapes (Short)
 1920 Romeo and Juliet (Short)
Lizzie Suds
 1920 Maids-a-Courting (Short)
Lotta Jags
 1920 Her Secret Still (Short)
 1920 Hearts and Clubs (Short)
 1920 A Beggar in Purple
Mrs. Grogan
 1920 A Scream in Society (Short)
 1920 Pink Tights
Mrs. Bump
 1920 La La Lucille
Fannie, the Janitor's Wife
 1919 At the Old Stage Door (Short)
 1919 Cupid Forecloses
Mrs. Farleigh
 1919 Off the Trolley (Short)
 1919 Swat the Crook (Short)
 1919 Pistols for Breakfast (Short)
 1919 The Marathon (Short)
The Rich Girl's Mother
 1919 Si, Senor (Short)
 1919 Ring Up the Curtain (Short)
 1919 Young Mr. Jazz (Short) (uncredited)
 1919 Next Aisle Over (Short)
Old Maid Passerby on Street (uncredited)
 1919 Jazz and Jailbirds (Short) (as Dorothy Wolbert)
 1919 The Dutiful Dub (Short)
 1919 I'm on My Way (Short) (uncredited)
 1919 Hoot Mon! (Short)
 1919 On the Fire (Short)
 1919 Ask Father (Short)
Small Role (uncredited)
 1919 Hustling for Health (Short) (uncredited)
 1919 The Enchanted Barn
Mrs. Hollister (as Ella Wolbert)
 1918 She Loves Me Not (Short)
 1918 Hear 'Em Rave (Short)
 1918 Just Rambling Along (Short)
 1918 No Place Like Jail (Short)
 1918 Somewhere in Turkey (Short)
 1918 Sic 'Em, Towser (Short)
 1918 Fireman Save My Child (Short)
 1918 Two-Gun Gussie (Short)
An Admirer (uncredited)
 1918 The Non-Stop Kid (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1918 Kicked Out (Short)
 1918 Hey There (Short)
 1918 It's a Wild Life (Short)
 1918 Pipe the Whiskers (Short)
 1918 Follow the Crowd (Short)
 1918/II On the Jump (Short)
 1918 Let's Go (Short)
 1918 Here Come the Girls (Short)
 1918 Look Pleasant, Please (Short)
Old Maid Customer (uncredited)
 1918 A Gasoline Wedding (Short) (uncredited)
 1918 Beat It (Short)
 1918 The Lamb (Short)
 1918 The Tip (Short)
 1917 Step Lively (Short)
 1917 The Big Idea (Short)
Old Maid with XX Skirt (uncredited)
 1917 Bashful (Short)
The Cook (uncredited)
 1917 We Never Sleep (Short)
 1917 All Aboard (Short) (as Dorothy Wolbert)
 1917 Love, Laughs and Lather (Short)
 1917 From Laramie to London (Short)
 1917 Birds of a Feather (Short)
 1917 By the Sad Sea Waves (Short)
Old Maid Bather in Shower (uncredited)
 1917 Pinched (Short) (as Dorothy Wolbert)
 1917 Over the Fence (Short)
 1917 Lonesome Luke, Mechanic (Short)
 1917 Lonesome Luke, Messenger (Short)
 1917 Lonesome Luke's Honeymoon (Short)
 1917 Luke Wins Ye Ladye Faire (Short) (as Dorothy Wolbert)
 1917 Lonesome Luke, Lawyer (Short) (as Dorothy Wolbert)
 1916 When Lin Came Home (Short) (as Miss Wolbert)

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Alternate Names:

Dorothy Wolbert | Dotty Wolbert | Ella Wolbert | Miss Wolbert


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