Dolores Fuller
Actress, songwriter
Dolores Fuller
Dolores Agnes Fuller was an American actress and songwriter best known as the one-time girlfriend of the low-budget film director Edward D. Wood, Jr. She played the protagonist's girlfriend in Glen or Glenda, co-starred in Wood's Jail Bait, and had a minor role in Bride of the Monster. Later, Elvis Presley recorded a number of her songs written for his films.
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TEN THINGS YOU DON'T KNOW ABOUT ELVIS PRESLEY - The National Enquirer
Google News - over 5 years
SPECIAL "SPINAL TAP" NUMBER 11 FACT: Despite the fact Elvis recorded more than 600 songs - he didn't write a single one. El's many songwriters included cult movie director Ed Wood's gal pal Dolores Fuller and blues musician Otis Blackwell
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Sarah Jessica Parker – arhetip dame z Manhattna - SiOL.net
Google News - over 5 years
Istega leta je kot policistka poleg Brucea Willisa zaigrala v filmu Usodni val (Striking Distance), naslednje leto pa je poleg Johnnyja Deppa kot dekle glavnega lika, Dolores Fuller, zaigrala v kritiško uspešnem filmu Ed Wood
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S'More Slates Ed Wood Collection - Home Media Magazine
Google News - over 5 years
Bonuses include interviews with Ed Wood's widow, Kathy Wood, leading lady Dolores Fuller, and producers Steven Apostolof and Joe Robertson; rare interview footage with Bela Lugosi; color home movies shot on the set of Orgy of the Dead; trailers;
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Dolores Fuller, la musa de Ed Wood, nos deja a los 88 años - Suite101.net
Google News - over 5 years
Dolores Fuller nunca destacó por sus interpretaciones pero tiene un rincón en la memoria del cinéfilo por ser la pareja y musa del director de culto Ed Wood, considerado durante años uno de los peores realizadores de la historia del cine,
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La chica del pulóver de angora - Página 12
Google News - almost 6 years
Estamos hablando de Dolores Fuller, nada menos que la novia, actriz y musa inspiradora del legendario cineasta Ed Wood Jr., injustamente llamado el peor director de la historia del cine. Hasta poco tiempo antes de su muerte, ocurrida en Nevada el
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MAY 2011 CELEBRITY DEATHS - JohnJohnSaidIt.com
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[33] * Dolores Fuller, 88, American actress (Glen or Glenda), and songwriter (“Rock-A-Hula Baby”). [34] * Jeff Gralnick, 72, American television news producer. [35] * Lidia Gueiler Tejada, 89, Bolivian politician, acting President (1979–1980),
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Actress Dolores Fuller dies - AZ Central.com
Google News - almost 6 years
15, 2011 12:00 AM Dolores Fuller, an actress and early muse of inept 1950s filmmaker Ed Wood, died May 9 at her home in Las Vegas after a stroke. She was 88. In a long show-business career, Fuller contributed lyrics to Elvis Presley movie musicals,
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Jeff Gralnick, longtime news executive, dies at 72 - Tampabay.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Dolores Fuller, 88, the muse, girlfriend, leading lady and costumer of Ed Wood Jr., the cross-dressing writer and director of films so awful they have a stupefying, apocalyptic beauty, died of complications of a stroke on Monday in Las Vegas
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Dolores Fuller, actress and muse of inept filmmaker Ed Wood, dies at 88 - Washington Post
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Dolores Fuller, an actress and early muse of Ed Wood, a 1950s filmmaker who single-handedly redefined cinematic ineptitude, died May 9 at her home in Las Vegas after a stroke. She was 88. In a long show-business career, ... - -
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Fallece Dolores Fuller, musa de Ed Wood - FOTOGRAMAS
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Dolores Fuller falleció el pasado 9 de mayo en Las Vegas a los 88 años de edad. Los cinéfilos siempre la recordaremos por ser la chica del jersey de angora en las películas de Ed Wood, aquel director –hoy en día de culto– que pasó a ser considerado
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Dolores Fuller, 88, Actress and Ed Wood's Muse
NYTimes - almost 6 years
Dolores Fuller, the muse, girlfriend, leading lady and involuntary costumer of Ed Wood Jr., the cross-dressing writer and director of films so awful they have a stupefying, apocalyptic beauty, died on Monday at her home in Las Vegas. She was 88. The cause was complications of a stroke, her stepdaughter, Susan Chamberlin, said. It was Ms. Fuller, or
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iW Daily Recaps | 6 Stories Not to Miss for Wednesday - Indie Wire (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
Dolores Fuller, an actress who was featured in a number of B movies by director Ed Wood, has passed away. Apart from starring in classics like “Glen or Glenda,” “Jail Bait,” and “Bride of the Monster,” Ms. Fuller also wrote a number of songs for some
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Dolores Fuller, Ed Wood Star and Elvis Songwriter, Dead at 88 - We Are Movie Geeks
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Best known as Ed Wood's girlfriend and co-star of his films GLEN OR GLENDA (1953), JAIL BAIT (1954), and BRIDE OF THE MONSTER (1955), Dolores Fuller had a bit part opposite Clark Gable in IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT (1934) and co-starred in the cult fave
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ON THE TOWNS: FILM; Offbeat and Arty in the Land of the Multiplex
NYTimes - over 21 years
FOR state-of-the-art brutality, follow the crowd to "Mortal Kombat." All the shootouts you can stand? Try queuing up for "Desperado." Look at other films high on the current box-office charts ("Dangerous Minds," "Waterworld," "Lord of Illusions"), and there's not an art-house title on the list. To the moviegoing masses, the term "art-house fare"
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Home Video
NYTimes - almost 22 years
Academy Award tie-ins help sell videos, and this month Oscar-related titles including "Forrest Gump," "The Shawshank Redemption," "Quiz Show" and "Blue Sky" will appear in stores. So will "Ed Wood," Tim Burton's black-and-white film starring Johnny Depp as the 1950's director fondly remembered as one of the worst film makers ever. With two Oscars
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FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW; Ode to a Director Who Dared to Be Dreadful
NYTimes - over 22 years
"Ed Wood," Tim Burton's very good film about a very bad film maker, has a cheerful defiance that would surely have appealed to Orson Welles, who was Ed Wood's hero. Late in the film, Welles appears (played deftly by Vincent d'Onofrio, who really looks like him) to advise Wood that independence is everything and that an artist's visions are worth
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Dolores Fuller
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2011
    Age 87
    Died in 2011.
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  • 2008
    Age 84
    Fuller's autobiography, A Fuller Life: Hollywood, Ed Wood and Me, co-authored by Winnipeg writer Stone Wallace and her husband Philip Chamberlin, was published in 2008.
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  • 1994
    Age 70
    Fuller was portrayed by Sarah Jessica Parker in Tim Burton's 1994 Wood biographical film Ed Wood, a portrayal of which she disapproved due to the image of her smoking in the film.
    More Details Hide Details Fuller says she never smoked. She also complained that she was only portrayed as "sort of as an actress" and did not feel she was given credit for her other accomplishments and contributions towards Wood's career. However, she stated that she liked the film overall, praising Johnny Depp's performance in the title role. Songs recorded by Elvis Presley with lyrics by Dolores Fuller: According to AllMusic, other songs co-written by her include "I'll Touch a Star" by Terry Stafford, "Lost Summer Love" by Shelley Fabares and "Someone to Tell It To" by Nat King Cole.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1955
    Age 31
    Fuller hosted a benefit for Lugosi which preceded the showing of Bride of the Atom (early working title of Bride of the Monster) on May 11, 1955.
    More Details Hide Details A cocktail party was held at the Gardens Restaurant at 4311 Magnolia Avenue in Burbank, California. Vampira attended and was escorted by Paul Marco. A single screening of the film was presented at the Hollywood Paramount. According to Fuller, as quoted in Wood biography Nightmare of Ecstasy (1992), she first met Ed Wood when she attended a casting call with a friend for a movie he was supposed to direct called Behind Locked Doors; it has also been stated that they met in a restaurant. She became his girlfriend shortly thereafter and began acting in his films. Her movie career included a bit part in It Happened One Night (1934) and roles in Outlaw Women (1952), Glen or Glenda (1953), Body Beautiful (1953), The Blue Gardenia (1953), Count the Hours (1953), Mesa of Lost Women (1953), College Capers (1954), Jail Bait (1954), The Raid (1954), This Is My Love (1954), The Opposite Sex (1956), The Ironbound Vampire (1997), and Dimensions in Fear (1998).
  • 1954
    Age 30
    In August 1954, Fuller was cast in Wood's The Vampire's Tomb, intended to star Bela Lugosi.
    More Details Hide Details Frank Yaconelli was named as her co-star and 'comic killer'. The film was never made. She ended up making an appearance in Bride of the Monster (1956), also with Lugosi.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1923
    Born
    Born in 1923.
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