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Dorothy Mackaye (1899–1940)

Dorothy Mackaye was born on May 8, 1899 in Denver, Colorado, USA as Dorothy A. McKay. She was a writer and actress, known for Ladies They Talk About (1933) and Lady Gangster (1942). She was married to Paul Kelly and Ray Raymond. She died on January 5, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Lady Gangster
Lady Gangster Writer


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 1942 Lady Gangster (play "Gangstress, or Women In Prison")
 1933 Ladies They Talk About (based on a play by)
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 1917 Jack and the Beanstalk (uncredited)

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Playwright: "Gangstress, or Women in Prison" (filmed as Lady Gangster (1942)). See more »

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Wrote a play, "Women in Prison," based on her own experiences, that became the film Ladies They Talk About (1933) starring Barbara Stanwyck. It was later remade by Warner Bros. as Lady Gangster (1942) with Faye Emerson. See more »

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