Dorothy Coonan Wellman (1913–2009)

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Dorothy Coonan Wellman was born on November 25, 1913 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. She was an actress, known for Wild Boys of the Road (1933), Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick (1995) and This Is Your Life (1950). She was married to William A. Wellman. She died on September 16, 2009 in Brentwood, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1945 Story of G.I. Joe
Nurse Lt. Elizabeth 'Red' Murphy (uncredited)
 1933 Wild Boys of the Road
Sally (as Dorothy Coonan)
 1933 It's Great to Be Alive
Girl helping to dress Carlos (uncredited)
 1933 Gold Diggers of 1933
Gold Digger (uncredited)
 1933 42nd Street
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
 1932 The Kid from Spain
Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)
 1932 They Call It Sin
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
 1932 Over the Counter (Short)
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
 1930 The Devil's Cabaret (Short)
Chorus girl (uncredited)
 1930 Whoopee!
Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)
 1929 Show of Shows (uncredited)
 1929 The Broadway Melody
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
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 2001 Biography (TV Series documentary)
 1998 Busby Berkeley: Going Through the Roof (TV Movie documentary)
 1995 Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick (Documentary)
 1954 This Is Your Life (TV Series)
- William Wellman (1954) ... Self
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 1995 Century of Cinema (TV Series documentary)
actress 'Wild Boys of the Road'
- A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995) ... actress 'Wild Boys of the Road' (uncredited)

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Dorothy Coonan


William A. Wellman  (his death)  (7 children)

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A trained dancer who worked frequently in Hollywood musicals between 1929 and 1933, Coonan reportedly had no acting aspirations and left the screen after only one starring role. See more »

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