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Dorothy Dickson (1893–1995)

Dorothy Dickson was an American-born London theater star, who popularized the song, "Look for the Silver Lining", in Britain when she introduced it in London in 1921 in the Jerome Kern musical "Sally". She appeared on the New York stage and in the Ziegfield Follies before World War II. In 1914, she married German-born Carl Constantine Heisen, who, ... See full bio »


(age 102) in London, England, UK

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Known For

The Ringer Cora Ann Milton
Paying the Piper Barbara Wyndham
The Road Is Fine Dorothy Dickson
As Long as They're Happy Stella Bentley


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 1956 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Daisy Sable
- Buy Me Blue Ribbons (1956) ... Daisy Sable
 1953 As Long as They're Happy (TV Movie)
Stella Bentley
 1946 The Ringer (TV Movie)
Cora Ann Milton
 1939 Sword of Honour
Mrs. Stanhope
 1934 Danny Boy
Jane Kaye
 1933 Channel Crossing
Vi Guthrie
 1930 The Road Is Fine
Dorothy Dickson
 1921 Headin' North
Frances Wilson
 1921 The Silver Lining
 1921 Paying the Piper
Barbara Wyndham
 1919 Eastward Ho!
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 1976 Edgar Wallace: The Man Who Made His Name (TV Movie documentary)
 1954 Spice of Life (TV Series)
- Dorothy Dickson (1954) ... Self
 1951 What's My Line (TV Series)
Self - Panellist
- Episode #1.3 (1951) ... Self - Panellist
 1937 Starlight (TV Series)
Self - Singer
- Dorothy Dickson and Ivor Novello (1937) ... Self - Singer

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She acted in Edgar Wallace's play, "The Ringer," at the Wyndham's Theatre in London, England with Leslie Faber, Franklin Dyall, Gordon Harker, Eric Stanley, Nigel Bruce, Leslie Banks, Henry Forbes, Betty Hicks, Arthur Stratton, and Naomi Jacob in the cast. See more »

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Mother-in-law of Anthony Quayle. See more »

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