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Dorothy Revier (1904–1993)

Silent screen vamp Dorothy Revier (nee Velegra) was born in San Francisco, California on April 18, 1904, the daughter of a musician. As a result, Dorothy found herself leaning towards a career in music, finding work as a chorine and nightclub dancer in her teens. She broke into films at age 17 with Life's Greatest Question (1921), billed then as ... See full bio »

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Known For

Call of the West Violet La Tour
Steppin' Out Daisy Moran
Border Women May Prentiss
Sin's Pay Day Iris Markey


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 1936 The Cowboy and the Kid
June Caldwell
 1935 The Lady in Scarlet
Julia Sayre
 1935 The Eagle's Brood
 1935 Circumstantial Evidence
Bernice Winters
 1935 Twenty Dollars a Week
Linda Davidson
 1934 When a Man Sees Red
Barbara Gordon
 1934 The Curtain Falls
Helene Deveridge
 1934 Green Eyes
Mrs. Pritchard
 1934 Unknown Blonde
Helen Rodie
 1934 The Fighting Ranger
Tonita, Cantina Singer
 1933 By Candlelight
Countess von Rischenheim
 1933 Above the Clouds
 1933 The Thrill Hunter
Marjorie Lane
 1933 Love Is Dangerous
Pat Ormsby
 1932 The Secrets of Wu Sin
Margaret King
 1932 A Scarlet Week-End
The Wife
 1932 The King Murder
Miriam King
 1932 No Living Witness
Miss Thompson
 1932 The Widow in Scarlet
Baroness Orsani
 1932 Beauty Parlor
Stella Fremont
 1932 Night World
Jill MacDonald
 1932 The Arm of the Law
Mrs. Estelle Brandess
 1932 Sin's Pay Day
Iris Markey
 1932 Sally of the Subway
Sarah Minx aka Sally of the Subway
 1931 The Last Ride
Lita Alvaro
 1931 Anybody's Blonde
Janet Reese
 1931 Left Over Ladies
 1931 Graft
Pearl Vaughan
 1931 The Black Camel
Shelah Fane
 1931 The Avenger
Helen Lake
 1930 The Bad Man
Ruth Pell
 1930 The Way of All Men
 1930 The Squealer
Margaret Hart
 1930 Call of the West
Violet La Tour
 1930 Hold Everything
Norine Lloyd
 1930/I Vengeance
Margaret Summers
 1930 Murder on the Roof
Molly Sommers
 1929 The Mighty
 1929 Tanned Legs
Mrs. Lyons-King
 1929 The Dance of Life
Sylvia Marco
 1929 Light Fingers
Dorothy Madison
 1929 Father and Son
Grace Moore
 1929 The Donovan Affair
Jean Rankin
 1929 The Quitter
 1929 The Iron Mask
Milady de Winter
 1928 Sinner's Parade
Mary Tracy
 1928 Submarine
Bessie, Mrs. Jack Dorgan
 1928 Cleopatra (Short)
 1928 Beware of Blondes
 1928 The Red Dance
Princess Varvara
 1927 The Siren
Glenna Marsh
 1927 The Warning
Mary Blake
 1927 The Tigress
Mona, 'The Tigress'
 1927 The Drop Kick
Mrs. Eunice Hathaway
 1927 The Clown
Fanchon Wells
 1927 Poor Girls
Peggy Warren
 1927 The Price of Honor
Carolyn McLane
 1927 Wandering Girls
Peggy Marston
 1927 Stolen Pleasures
Clara Bradley
 1926 The Better Way
Betty Boyd
 1926 When the Wife's Away
Ethel Winthrop
 1926 The False Alarm
Mary Doyle
 1926 Poker Faces
The Prizefighter's Wife
 1926 The Far Cry
Yvonne Beaudet
 1925 The Fate of a Flirt
Mary Burgess
 1925 When Husbands Flirt
Violet Gilbert
 1925 Steppin' Out
Daisy Moran
 1925 Sealed Lips
Margaret Blake
 1925 The Danger Signal
Laura Whitman
 1925 An Enemy of Men
Norma Bennett
 1925 Just a Woman
Clarice Clement
 1924 Dangerous Pleasure
Ruth McEwen
 1924 The Rose of Paris
Florine du Vallois
 1924 Man from God's Country (Short)
Carmencita Flores
 1924 The Cowboy and the Flapper
Alice Allison
 1924 Border Women
May Prentiss
 1924 The Virgin
Maía Valdez
 1924 The Other Kind of Love
 1924 The Reckless Age
Gabrielle Rose
 1924 The Martyr Sex
Beulah Paxton
 1924 Do It Now
 1924 Marry in Haste
Joan Prescott
 1923 The Wild Party
Blanche Cartwright
 1922 The Broadway Madonna
Vivian Collins
 1921 Life's Greatest Question
Dorothy Cumberland (as Dorothy Valegra)
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Alternate Names:

Dorothy Valegra | Dorothy Valerga


5' 4" (1.63 m)


William Pelayo  (divorced) | See more »

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Was one of 13 Wampas Baby Stars of 1925.


Queen of Poverty Row

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