Doris Dowling
Actress
Doris Dowling
Doris Dowling was an American actress of film, stage and television. After her time as a chorus-girl on Broadway, Detroit-born Doris Dowling followed her elder sister Constance to Hollywood. Her first credited film role was that of Gloria, barfly and drinking companion to fellow alcoholic Ray Milland in the 1945 film The Lost Weekend. She next appeared in The Blue Dahlia, which starred Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake.
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Connie, l' ultimo sogno di Pavese «Con te sto tornando ragazzo» - Corriere della Sera
Google News - over 5 years
Il 24 giugno Doris Dowling, la sorella di Constance, lo accompagna alla finale dello Strega. Due mesi dopo Pavese si ucciderà in una stanza d' albergo **** La relazione L' autore Cesare Pavese (1908-1950) fu scrittore, poeta, traduttore e critico
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Itabolario: Fotoromanzo (1949) - Il Post
Google News - over 5 years
Come le eroine del noir, la protagonista finisce male; si salva la deuteragonista Doris Dowling, moderatamente graziosa, capace di redimersi e premiata dal matrimonio. È il 1949, neorealismo classico in via di esaurimento (Bravo, 2003, p. 10)
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Cappelloni cannoni bastoni - Il tacco d'Italia
Google News - almost 6 years
A Peppe De Santis, con un occhio al PCI e l'altro a Hollywood, non sfuggiva la carica erotica della risaia, tanto che arruolò due mondine coscialunga come Silvana Mangano e Doris Dowling. Quest'ultima, ex di Billy Wilder, ex di Robert Capa,
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What's On Today
NYTimes - over 6 years
8 P.M. (Disney) CAMP ROCK 2: THE FINAL JAM (2010) The last time around, Demi Lovato starred as a cook's daughter posing as a socialite to infiltrate the popular clique at a rock 'n' roll camp. The Jonas Brothers were the band Connect 3, and Joe Jonas played a teenage pop sensation in search of the girl with the beautiful voice who is heard but not
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BOLDFACE NAMES
NYTimes - about 12 years
Artie Shaw, Without Music The joy of schmoozing with our pal LYLE STUART, the very independent president of Barricade Books, is that linear conversation remains unknown to him. Therefore do not ask how the subject of ARTIE SHAW came up. We only know that Mr. Shaw was somewhere in the cocktail party in Mr. Stuart's mind. He knew Mr. Shaw quite well,
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Doris Dowling, 81, Is Dead; Known for Classic Films of 40's
NYTimes - over 12 years
Doris Dowling, who made an impression as a husky-voiced character actress in the film classics ''The Lost Weekend,'' ''The Blue Dahlia'' and ''Bitter Rice,'' died on June 18 in Los Angeles. She was 81. Her death was announced by Lee Redmond, a family friend. Ms. Dowling was the brunette sibling of a well-known blond actress of the era, Constance
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2004
    Age 80
    Dowling died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, June 18, 2004.
    More Details Hide Details She was 81. She is buried at Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, California.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1960
    Age 36
    She married Leonard Kaufman April 20, 1960.
    More Details Hide Details They were still married at the time of her death.
  • 1956
    Age 32
    On April 27, 1956, Dowling married film executive Robert F. Blumofe; they divorced in 1959.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1952
    Age 28
    In Italy, Dowling starred in several acclaimed films including Bitter Rice. She appeared in Orson Welles's European production of Othello in 1952, playing Bianca.
    More Details Hide Details Back in the United States, she returned to film in Running Target (1956) and appeared in the 1977 production The Car. Upon returning to the United States, much of Dowling's work was in theater and on television. She appeared in such television shows as Have Gun – Will Travel', 'Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Science Fiction Theater, Bonanza, Perry Mason, The Andy Griffith Show, and, late in her career, The Incredible Hulk, Kojak, and finally, The Dukes of Hazzard in 1984. She also co-starred with Bob Cummings and Julie Newmar in the sitcom My Living Doll. Dowling shared the "Best Ensemble Performance" Outer Critics Circle Award for 1972-1973 for her performance in a revival of The Women on Broadway. Her other Broadway credits include Panama Hattie (1942), Banjo eyes (1942), Beat the Band (1942), and New Faces of 1943 (1943).
  • 1945
    Age 21
    After her time as a chorus girl on Broadway, Dowling followed her elder sister Constance to Hollywood. Her first credited film role was that of Gloria, barfly and drinking companion to fellow alcoholic Ray Milland in the 1945 film The Lost Weekend.
    More Details Hide Details She next appeared in The Blue Dahlia, which starred Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake. As post-war work became more scarce, she emigrated to Italy to revive her career, as her sister had done.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1923
    Born
    Born on May 15, 1923.
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