Dorothy Malone

Born Jan 30, 1925

Dorothy Malone is an American actress. Her film career began in 1943, and in her early years she played small roles, mainly in B-movies. After a decade in films, she began to acquire a more glamorous image, particularly after her performance in Written on the Wind (1956), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.… Read More

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1925 Birth Born on January 30, 1925.


1943 18 Years Old 1 More Event
Her film career began in 1943, and in her early years she played small roles, mainly in B-movies. … Read More


1956 31 Years Old 1 More Event
By 1956, Malone transformed herself into a platinum blonde and shed her "good girl" image when she co-starred with Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, and Robert Stack in director Douglas Sirk's drama Written on the Wind. … Read More
1958 33 Years Old She guest-starred on NBC's 1958-1959 western series, Cimarron City.
1963 38 Years Old During the 1963-1964 season, Malone guest starred on ABC's circus drama The Greatest Show on Earth, starring Jack Palance.
1964 39 Years Old From 1964-1968, she played the lead role of Constance MacKenzie on the ABC prime time serial Peyton Place except for a brief stretch where she was absent due to surgery. … Read More


1968 43 Years Old In 1968, she was written out of the show after complaining that she was given little to do. … Read More


1984 59 Years Old Dallas producers approached Malone to step into the role of Miss Ellie Ewing when Barbara Bel Geddes vacated the role in 1984. … Read More


1992 67 Years Old Less active in her later years, Malone returned to films in 1992 as the friend of Sharon Stone's character in Basic Instinct.
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