Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Dorothy Dare
She died at her home in 1981.
More DetailsHide DetailsWhen her death certificate was issued it confirmed that she had been a former actress for Warner Bros. Studios; in later years, an actress residing in New York City claimed that she was Dorothy Dare but further investigations proved that these claims were untrue.
In 1942, she made her final film appearance as Peggy in The Yanks Are Coming and in 1944 she sang her last musical number in Musical Movieland.
More DetailsHide DetailsDare left movies and moved to Orange County, California. She seldom granted interviews or wrote about her Hollywood years.
During the 1930s, she starred in a string of successful films such as Gold Diggers of 1935, Front Page Woman (1935), High Hat (1937), and Clothes and the Woman (1937).
More DetailsHide DetailsShe sang such songs as Red Headed and Blue and Yoo Hoo Hoo.
By the late 1930s and early 1940s, Dare began to lose parts.
In time she found herself co-starring with the likes of Dick Powell, Bette Davis, George Brent, Ross Alexander, Gloria Stuart, and Irene Dunne in full length featured films by 1935.
She first began her singing and acting career in several of Ziegfeld's shows and then appeared in Vitaphone shorts that ran twenty minutes in length. In time, interest was growing with young Dorothy and by 1934 she was signed under contract to Warner Bros.
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