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Dorothy Lamour

Actress + Singer
Female
Born Dec 10, 1914
Hometown Louisiana
Died Sep 22, 1996
Death Place Los Angeles, Cali...
Religion Polish Catholic
Height 5' 5" (165 cm)
Nationality American

Dorothy Lamour was an American film actress. She is best remembered for appearing in the Road to... movies, a series of successful comedies starring Bing Crosby and Bob Hope.

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CHILDHOOD

1914 Birth Born on December 10, 1914.

TWENTIES

1935 20 Years Old In 1935, she had her own fifteen-minute weekly musical program on NBC Radio. … Read More
1936 21 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1936, she moved to Hollywood and began appearing regularly in films for Paramount Pictures. … Read More
1940 25 Years Old Her contribution to the films was considered by the public and theater owners of equal importance to that of Crosby and Hope during the series' golden era, 1940-1952.

THIRTIES

1952 37 Years Old The series essentially ended with the release of Road to Bali in 1952, with her career declining, while co-stars Hope and Crosby remained major show business figures. … Read More

FIFTIES

1972 57 Years Old Hoover and Lamour remained close friends to the end of Hoover's life, and after his 1972 death, Lamour did not deny rumors that she'd had an affair with him in the years after she divorced Herbie Kay. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1980 65 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Lamour published her autobiography, My Side of the Road, in 1980, revived her nightclub act, and performed in plays and television shows such as Hart to Hart, Crazy Like a Fox, Remington Steele and Murder, She Wrote. … Read More
1995 80 Years Old In 1995, the musical Swinging on a Star, a revue of songs written by Johnny Burke opened on Broadway and ran for three months; Lamour was credited as a "special advisor". … Read More
1996 82 Years Old Died on September 22, 1996.
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