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Dorothy Kilgallen (1913–1965)

Dorothy Kilgallen was the daughter of James Kilgallen, a colorful and popular newspaperman with the Hearst Corporation. She followed her father into the newspaper business and made her early reputation as a crime reporter (a novelty for women in those days) and for her participation in an around-the-world race using transportation that was ... See full bio »

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(age 52) in New York, USA

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Known For

Fly Away Baby
Fly Away Baby Writer
(1937)
Matinee Theatre
(1956)
Sinner Take All
Sinner Take All Reporter
(1936)
What's My Line?
What's My Line? Herself - Panelist / Herself - Mystery Guest / Herself -Panelist
(1950-1965)

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 1964 Pajama Party
Dorothy - Lands on J.D.'s Motorcycle (uncredited)
 1936 Sinner Take All
Reporter
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Other Works:

Active on Broadway in the following production: See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 2 Articles | See more »


Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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While residing in Chicago, the Kilgallen family belonged to and attended church at St. Gabriel's Parish, 4522 S. Wallace Street. See more »

Nickname:

Dolly Mae

Star Sign:

Cancer

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