Dorothy Jordan
Actress
Dorothy Jordan
Dorothy Jordan was an American movie actress who had a short but successful career beginning in talking pictures in 1929.
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Leroy B. Burns - LubbockOnline.com
Google News - over 5 years
He was preceded in death by both of his parents, John and Laura (Painter) Burns, and two of his sisters, Dorothy Jordan and Mildred Burns. Leroy is survived by his wife of almost 69 years, Loretta (Turner) Burns; his son, Richard Burns and wife Rebecca
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Kinszki Budapestje a mi Budapestünk - Népszabadság
Google News - over 5 years
Dorothy Jordan), választási plakátrengeteget (Magyar Nemzeti Közérdek Párt, Nemzeti Radikális Párt, Függetlenségi Kossuth Párt), az utca „vidéki” oldalán, egy villanyoszlopon talált szegényes, kézzel pingált hirdetést, amely szerint a Róna utca 179
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Dancing in the aisles to singer David's tunes - Todmorden Today
Google News - over 5 years
There was also a visit by two special guests – former Mayor of Todmorden Coun Margareta Holmstedt and Mayoress Dorothy Jordan, who were in office at the time but have since stepped down as the civic heads. l Age Concern's new 'Knit and natter' group
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Camp Sunshine Halfway to $200K Road Race Fundraising Goal - Patch.com
Google News - almost 6 years
For those of you who don't know about the Clairmont Road organization, Camp Sunshine was started in 1982 by Dorothy Jordan, a pediatric nurse. Its first camp opened for 44 children the next year. Aside from camps, the organization provides resources
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National Portrait Gallery Acquires Rare Picture of Society Beauties as ... - Art Daily
Google News - almost 6 years
Actresses featured include Nell Gwyn, Kitty Clive, Hester Booth, Lavinia Fenton, Susannah Cibber, Sarah Siddons, Mary Robinson, Dorothy Jordan, Elizabeth Farren and Elizabeth Linley. Highlights include a little known version of Reynolds's famous
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Dorothy Jordan, volunteer, women's golf club champion - Boston Globe
Google News - almost 6 years
Dorothy (Patterson) Jordan — who took her first lesson in 1947 at Bellevue Golf Club in Melrose and sank her second hole-in-one 51 years later when she was 85 at the Candlewood Lake Club in Brookfield, Conn
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Treasures from Jordan estate to be sold for Newnan Chapel Foundation - Newnan Times-Herald
Google News - almost 6 years
Dorothy Jordan traveled widely and there are pieces she brought from overseas. "She had a lot of Austrian china pieces," observed Rebecca Gibson, a retired educator and member of the foundation. Mrs. Gibson said the jewelry reflects many changes
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House that love built still standing in Akron - Akron Beacon Journal (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
''No More Crowded Trailer Life For Her'' was the caption on the photo featuring Dorothy Jordan and her children that ran with the story titled Mother's Day Gift: A New Home. Dollie (Jordan) Amirault of Myrtle Beach, SC, who will be 62 in October,
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Camp Sunshine meets with DC lawmakers - WXIA-TV
Google News - almost 6 years
The teens had lunch with Chambliss and other senators. Dorothy Jordan founded Camp Sunshine in 1982 as a summer camp for children with cancer and held its first camp in 1983 with 44 children. Today, over 375 campers and 200 volunteers participate
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Homeless Feet Washed - New Haven Independent
Google News - almost 6 years
When volunteer foot washers removed Dorothy Jordan's sneakers and socks, the excoriated toes were so red and raw that as she dipped them in a basin of warm water, she called out in pain and clutched at the shirt of
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Bonnet parade at home's Easter Fair - Todmorden Today
Google News - almost 6 years
Residents have been making Easter bonnets which will be modelled during a parade judged by Mayor of Todmorden Coun Margareta Holmstedt and Mayoress Dorothy Jordan. There will also be a chocolate tombola, refreshments and Easter eggs for sale,
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Council backs town hall scheme - Todmorden Today
Google News - almost 6 years
Coun Dorothy Jordan said: “We have a golden opportunity now and we must use this.” At last week's town council meeting, members were given a presentation about the scheme which aims to open up the town hall for more civic and community use and ensure
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LETTERS; Bygone Idols
NYTimes - almost 8 years
To the Editor: In his review of ''A Strange Eventful History'' (March 29), Charles McGrath says that Ellen Terry and Henry Irving, along with Bernhardt and Duse, were ''among the first actors to achieve stardom in something like the modern sense.'' But as early as the 1660s, when women first trod the boards of the English stage, Nell Gwyn, called
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DAY CARE; Food Program Pairs Children and Elderly
NYTimes - over 9 years
MOUNT KISCO ''I GOT a green bean!'' Jasmine Powell squeals, plunking her prize into a large basket. But the youngster and the three other 3-year-olds with her are stymied as they try to find more -- until Eva Copeland, 77, lifts leaves on the bean plants to expose others. ''I got two,'' says Kimberly Sandoval, mining the new cache. Then Jasmine
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10 Horses Die In a Barn Fire In Rockland
NYTimes - almost 10 years
Awakened by her daughter after midnight, the owner of Shamrock Farms here ran to her burning barn in her pajamas in time to lead two horses to safety, but, the authorities said, the heat was too intense for her to go back to rescue eight ponies and two horses trapped inside. Five racehorses died in a barn fire in the same spot in October 1994, said
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TELEVISION REVIEW; Just Like That Big Ape, He Couldn't Be Tied Down
NYTimes - over 11 years
Merian C. Cooper, a Floridian of stocky build and self-proclaimed middling intelligence, remains an obscure figure in the history of American manhood. After watching ''I'm King Kong! The Exploits of Merian C. Cooper,'' an absorbing documentary about his life to be presented this evening on TCM, it's hard to imagine how that could be so. An early
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GENERATION; Helping Hands, Young and Old
NYTimes - over 14 years
''YOU have to lay it back down to dry, honey,'' said Emily Graney, as she gently helped 4-year-old Gillian Rosh place a pine cone studded cardboard picture frame back onto the table. ''That's right, that's good -- oh, that's gorgeous.'' What seemed like a tender, if unremarkable, interaction between a grandmother and grandchild was in fact an arts
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IN BUSINESS; New Day Care Center To Open in Mount Kisco
NYTimes - about 15 years
With the opening of a new $6 million building in May that can accommodate up to 139 children, the 30-year-old Mount Kisco Day Care Center will finally be able to run all its programs at one location. Currently, the center offers care for 85 children at four different locations in the village. The 20,000-square-foot site will provide care for
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Shared Activities Bridge the Chasm Between Generations
NYTimes - about 17 years
IT may take the form of toddlers playing a game with an elderly person in a wheelchair. Or it may be able-bodied older people working on literacy skills with children at a clinic. It may be teenagers baking cookies and sharing stories with older residents from their hometown. Or it may be a choir in which the young and the old raise their voices
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Dorothy Jordan
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1988
    Age 81
    Jordan died of congestive heart failure on December 7, 1988 in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.
    More Details Hide Details Her body was cremated and her ashes are interred at the Chapel of the Pines Crematory in Los Angeles.
  • 1973
    Age 66
    Jordan and Cooper lived in Coronado, California and remained married until his death of cancer on April 21, 1973.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1957
    Age 50
    Jordan appeared once more, in a small role in the John Ford film The Wings of Eagles in 1957 before retiring.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1956
    Age 49
    She then appeared in a small role as the sister-in-law of John Wayne's character, Ethan Edwards, who seeks Jordan's daughter, played by Natalie Wood, in the epic 1956 Argosy film The Searchers.
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  • 1953
    Age 46
    It was for Argosy's The Sun Shines Bright, directed by Ford in 1953, that Jordan came out of retirement for a small role.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1937
    Age 30
    In 1937, she came out of her leave and tested for the role of Melanie Hamilton in Gone With The Wind.
    More Details Hide Details Cooper was a good friend and frequent collaborator with Western director John Ford, forming Argosy Productions in 1947.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1933
    Age 26
    In 1933, Jordan left films and married filmmaker, screenwriter and later World War II U.S. Army Air Forces Colonel Merian C. Cooper, who co-wrote, produced and directed the 1933 film King Kong.
    More Details Hide Details The couple had three children, a son and two daughters.
  • 1929
    Age 22
    Born in Clarksville, Tennessee, Jordan made her screen debut in the 1929 film The Taming of the Shrew and went on to make twenty-two more films in the next four years, including Min and Bill with Wallace Beery and Marie Dressler in 1930 and The Cabin in the Cotton with Bette Davis in 1932.
    More Details Hide Details During that time, she appeared in films with Ramon Novarro, Clark Gable, Lionel Barrymore, Walter Huston and Jimmy Durante.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1906
    Born
    Born on August 9, 1906.
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