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Dorothy Dunbar

Actress
Female
Born May 28, 1902
Died Oct 23, 1992

Dorothy Dunbar Lawson was a American actress and socialite, who appeared in silent movies in the 1920s. Born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, she appeared on the Broadway stage as a child in The School Girl (1904). In 1924, Dunbar went to Hollywood, where she starred in several motion pictures, including her role as the heroine in The Amateur Gentleman opposite Richard Barthelmess, which attracted considerable attention for her.… Read More

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  • Russell H. Lawson
    Married 1937 - 1965
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  • Alberto Costa
    Married 1936 - 1937
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  • Max Baer
    Married 1931 - 1933
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  • Jaime S. De Garcon
    Married 1930 - 1931
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  • Thomas Bucklin Wells Ii
    Married 1926 - 1928
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  • Thomas Maurice
    Married 1923
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  • Editorial Observer; Feminists: More To Talk About Than Shoes And Lipstick
    NYTimes - Aug 09, 2002
  • Dorothy Dunbar Bromley, 89, A Writer On Women's Issues
    NYTimes - Jan 06, 1986

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CHILDHOOD

1902 Birth Born in 1902.

TWENTIES

1924 22 Years Old In 1924, Dunbar went to Hollywood, where she starred in several motion pictures, including her role as the heroine in The Amateur Gentleman (1926) opposite Richard Barthelmess, which attracted considerable attention for her.
1927 25 Years Old 1 More Event
She was also the fourth actress who played Jane, starring in the 1927 version of the Tarzan story, Tarzan and the Golden Lion, opposite James Pierce, who played the title role. … Read More

THIRTIES

1936 34 Years Old She later styled herself as Dorothy Dunbar Wells. In 1936, she completed a book of poetry, but had not found enough nerve to send it to a publisher. … Read More
1937 35 Years Old Dunbar asked that her marriage to French husband Costa be annulled because he was "temperamental and cold." In December 1937, she sued family members of her former husband, Wells, seeking $270,000 in trusts from his estate, because she said they had misrepresented certain papers they gave her to sign after his death. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1992 90 Years Old Died in 1992.
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