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Lynn Cartwright (1927–2004)

Frequently appearing for or alongside her actor/writer husband of 50 years, noted stage, screen and TV heavy and writer Leo Gordon, actress Lynn Cartwright is probably best remembered for one of her early screen roles as the brusque, Brooklyn-accented switchboard operator in the cult horror The Wasp Woman (1959), and for her touching final screen ... See full bio »

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Known For

A League of Their Own
A League of Their Own Older Dottie
The Wasp Woman
The Wasp Woman Maureen Reardon
Queen of Outer Space
Queen of Outer Space Venusian Girl
The Garbage Pail Kids Movie
The Garbage Pail Kids Movie Fashion Show Host


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 1992 A League of Their Own
Older Dottie
 1990 The Blue Men (Short)
Church Woman #2
 1987 The Garbage Pail Kids Movie
Fashion Show Host
 1985 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Joyce McGlohn
- The Christening (1985) ... Joyce McGlohn
 1984 Lovelines
Mrs. Woodson
 1984 Dynasty (TV Series)
Inmate #1
- The Nightmare (1984) ... Inmate #1
 1980 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Florence Garner Platz
- Whatever Happened to the Class of '56? (1980) ... Florence Garner Platz
 1979 Son of Hitler
 1978 The Seniors
Miss Creighton
 1978 The Lucifer Complex
Assistant Brunner
 1975 Far Out Space Nuts (TV Series)
- Dangerous Game (1975) ... Salana
 1971-1975 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Jan Cartwright / Clare Evans / Jessica Caldwell
- Gus Corbin (1975) ... Jan Cartwright
- Hot Spell (1972) ... Clare Evans
- Million Dollar Bluff (1971) ... Jessica Caldwell
 1972 Class of '74
 1972 Something Evil (TV Movie)
 1969 The Erotic Adventures of Robin Hood
Lady Sallyforth (as Danielle Carver)
 1969 All the Loving Couples
 1965 The Girls on the Beach
Waitress (uncredited)
 1963 Ripcord (TV Series)
Newspaper Reporter
- Where Do Elephants Go to Die? (1963) ... Newspaper Reporter
 1961 The Brothers Brannagan (TV Series)
- Wheel of Fortune (1961)
 1960 Maverick (TV Series)
Ann Shepard
- A Bullet for the Teacher (1960) ... Ann Shepard
 1960 The Apartment
Elevator Supervisor with Clicker (uncredited)
 1959 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Ruby Red
- Garrison Finish (1959) ... Ruby Red
 1959 The Wasp Woman
Maureen Reardon
 1959 The D.A.'s Man (TV Series)
- A Girl's Best Friend (1959) ... Janice
 1959 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
- Murder on the Midway (1959) ... Paula
 1957-1959 Highway Patrol (TV Series)
Margaret Baker / Sally Tobin / Linda St. Clair
- Express Delivery (1959) ... Margaret Baker
- Fear (1958) ... Sally Tobin
- Resident Officer (1957) ... Linda St. Clair
 1958 Queen of Outer Space
Venusian Girl
 1958 The Cry Baby Killer
 1958 Target (TV Series)
- Bandit's Cave (1958)
 1958 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- East of the Moon (1958)
 1958 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Jean Sobel
- The Equalizer (1958) ... Jean Sobel
 1957 Black Patch
 1956-1957 The Man Called X (TV Series)
- Kidnap (1957)
- Fallout (1956)
 1956 Science Fiction Theatre (TV Series)
Desk Nurse
- Facsimile (1956) ... Desk Nurse
 1955 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series)
- The Last Chance (1955) ... Sal (as Doralyn Cartwright)

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Alternate Names:

Doralyn Cartwright | Danielle Carver


5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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Tyrone Power, who met her husband Leo Gordon while both were performing in a London stage production of "Mister Roberts," was the godfather of their daughter Tara Gordon. See more »

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