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Kathryn Adams (II) (1920–2016)

Kathryn Adams was born on July 15, 1920 in New Ulm, Minnesota, USA as Kathryn Elizabeth Hohn. She was an actress, known for Blonde for a Day (1946), Saboteur (1942) and 5th Ave Girl (1939). She was married to Fred Doty and Hugh Beaumont. She died on October 14, 2016 in Mankato, Minnesota. See full bio »

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Known For

Blonde for a Day
Blonde for a Day Phyllis Hamilton
Saboteur Young Mother
5th Ave Girl
5th Ave Girl Katherine Borden
The Invisible Woman


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 1946 Blonde for a Day
Phyllis Hamilton
 1942 You're Telling Me
Girl (uncredited)
 1942 Saboteur
Young Mother
 1942 Junior G-Men of the Air
Grace - Bolt's Girl [Chs. 1, 7] (uncredited)
 1941 Hellzapoppin'
Girl (uncredited)
 1941 Arizona Cyclone
 1941 Unfinished Business
 1941 Rawhide Rangers
Jo Ann Rawlings
 1941 Bachelor Daddy
Eleanore Pierce, aka Jane Smith
 1941 Model Wife
Salesgirl (uncredited)
 1941 Sky Raiders
Mary Blake
 1941 Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie
Dorothy Walker
 1941 Nice Girl?
Bride (uncredited)
 1941 Meet the Chump
Gloria Mitchell
 1940 The Invisible Woman
 1940 Spring Parade
Girl with Fortune Teller (uncredited)
 1940 Argentine Nights
 1940 Black Diamonds
Linda Connor
 1940 Ski Patrol
Lissa Ryder
 1940 If I Had My Way
Miss Corbett
 1940 Molly Cures a Cowboy (Short)
Molly Jones
 1940 Millionaire Playboy
Betty (uncredited)
 1939 The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Fleur's Companion
 1939 That's Right - You're Wrong
Mrs. Elizabeth Ralston (uncredited)
 1939 5th Ave Girl
Katherine Borden

Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "A Long Year of Silence". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Kathryn Doty


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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[on why she left films] I didn't regret leaving it; I regret not appreciating it more at the time. It all came so easy, I just didn't think of it then, like I do now. Hugh [husband Hugh Beaumont] didn't ask me to quit--I just quit to raise my children. It was a different world. Acting wasn't something I longed for--it just happened.


Kathryn Adams Doty, an actress best known for her supporting role in Alfred Hitchcock's "Saboteur," died on Friday, October 14, 2016. She was 96. Kathryn Adams Doty was born July 15, 1920, in New Ulm, Minnesota, and began working in Hollywood in the late 1930s after competing in a radio contest called "Gateway to Hollywood." She began using the stage name Kathryn Adams and scored her first screen... See more »

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