Dorothy Malone
Actress
Dorothy Malone
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.
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Maggie Van Ostrand: Best Pictures That Never Won Best Picture Oscar
Huffington Post - about 4 years
Oscar will be allowed out of his Chicago vault for the annual trip to Hollywood on February 24th. He'll be 85 years old this year and we'd like to know who his plastic surgeon is. You can't tell us he hasn't had a butt lift. Speaking of butts, actors as well as backless, frontless, mindless media-created celebs will wave to fans and stop for fashion interviews, looking over their shoulders and pointing their backs and butts directly at us while secretly trying to figure out why actresses wanted to be called actors and now they're stuck with female actors. Everyone's making book on who'll return their borrowed dresses and tuxes to the designers and the jewels to Harry Winston's. The track record for the return of borrowed clothing is dismal. Every time a star tells the media whose dress she's wearing, it's Hollywoodspeak for, "Try and get it back." We can hope our favorite movie will come away with the big prize, but in the long run, some of the best pictures ever mad ...
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Film screenings in the Hartford area, Aug. 18-24, 2011 - Hartford Courant
Google News - over 5 years
R. The Fast and the Furious — John Ireland and Dorothy Malone star in Roger Corman's low-budget 1955 thriller about a man on the run from the cops. Monday at 1 pm at Rave Enfield, inside the mall. $3 admission includes popcorn, soda and raffle
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Traveling back through the Advocate archives for Aug.17 - Green Bay Press Gazette
Google News - over 5 years
At the movies: "The Last Sunset" starring Rock Hudson, Kirk Douglas, Joseph Cotton and Dorothy Malone and "Tammy Tell Me True" with Sandra Dee and John Gavin. » Deaths: William Lawrie, 65, Milwaukee; Lawrence Gray, 56, Sturgeon Bay; Carl E. Johnson,
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Vuelta al mundo en puro aire - Diario El Mundo de Córdoba (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Fue el año de la realeza: Yul Brynner (El Rey y Yo) e Ingrid Bergman (Anastasia), y los plebeyos: Anthony Quinn por su pasionado Gaugin en Sed de Vivir, y la fogosa Dorothy Malone por Palabras al Viento. Otro globo, el de juguete de un niño,
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Sydney Film Festival 2011—Part 6: Douglas Sirk's elegant imitations of life - World Socialist Web Site
Google News - over 5 years
His promiscuous sister Kyle (Dorothy Malone) is in love with Hadley Oil's geologist, Mitch Wayne (Rock Hudson), who is indifferent to her. The visually striking cinemascope production is about excess and unfulfilled love, with the principal characters
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DVD Extra: Pre-code madness -- 'Kongo,' 'The Letter' -- and soap - New York Post (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Other new titles include Curtis Harrington's "Games'' with Simone Signret and "Quantez,'' a Fred MacMurray-Dorothy Malone western. Most devoted to repackaging of all the majors, Universal is offering a retail DVD set called "Alfred Hitchcock: The
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Tab Hunter Turns 80: RIDE THE WILD SURF, BATTLE CRY on TCM - Alt Film Guide (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
The extensive cast in this war drama includes numerous well-known names of the time, among them Van Heflin, Dorothy Malone, Mona Freeman, and Aldo Ray. In his autobiography, Hunter also says that brother Walt — a military man — was the inspiration
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“Rey Lagarto” en México - UnomásUno
Google News - over 5 years
EN “PEYTON PLACE”, Ryan obtuvo el papel protagónico de “Rodner Harrigton”, a lado de Miriam Farrow y Dorothy Malone…WARNER BROTHERS lo contrató para estelar de “The big bouce”, en donde caracterizó a un andariego veterano de Vietnam que asalta un
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Taboo-La-La: BEACH PARTY - Creative Loafing Atlanta
Google News - over 5 years
Directed by William Asher, it stars Robert Cummings, Dorothy Malone, Frankie Avalon, and Annette Funicello… and and some amazing guests (like Dick Dale). Pre-movie stage show features Blast-Off Burlesque with special guests Grinder Nova and The
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Hollywood Producer J. Herbert Klein Celebrates Independence Day With Two Books ... - PR Newswire (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
Dorothy Malone, Reagan's love interest in LAW AND ORDER, said it's "a fun book about one of my favorite men in the world." Russell Johnson, best known as the Professor from Gilligan's Island, who starred as Reagan's brother in LAW AND ORDER,
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Father of eight credits family, transplant for a long, full life - Times Daily
Google News - over 5 years
John and Dorothy Malone, who have been married for 63 years, sit on a tractor in Muscle Shoals, surrounded by seven of their eight children along with grandchildren and great-grandchildren who have worked with them in the
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Million-dollar blaze gutted recycling plant - Columbia Daily Tribune
Google News - over 5 years
Missouri: “The Last Sunset” with an all-star cast of Rock Hudson, Kirk Douglas, Dorothy Malone and Joseph Cotton. Hall: a double feature — “No Time for Sergeants” with Andy Griffith and “Auntie Mame” with Rosalind Russell. Both were reruns
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Flooding can't wash away couple's dedication to community - WCAX
Google News - over 5 years
"We are running what my husband has always referred to as an expensive hobby," Dorothy Malone-Rising said. "But it's work that I love and we get good feedback from the community." She's so committed to her work that even after the couple was forced
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Los piratas de antes no usaban rimmel - Página 12
Google News - almost 6 years
Aceptó luego el papel de John Barrymore –otro alcohólico tan tenaz como él– en la biografía de Diana Barrymore interpretada por la formidable Dorothy Malone de Palabras al viento, por la que ganó un Oscar, en la que hizo un strip tease y culminó su
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Waxhaw Women's Club embodies grace, respect, history - Charlotte Observer
Google News - almost 6 years
When Janet Dunean and Dorothy Malone were installed as secretary and parliamentarian for the coming year, the words of the installation ceremony had to have been the same ones that were used for the past 100 years. I was surprised when Gladys Kerr rose
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FILM; Cannes Honors Cult Filmmaker and an Original Hollywood Rebel
NYTimes - almost 6 years
CANNES -- Roger Corman does not cut the figure of a filmmaker one would expect to show up in Cannes Classics. But here he is: At 85, elegant, soft-spoken, and a meticulous man of few words, the cult filmmaker is the subject of a documentary, ''Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel,'' directed by Alex Stapleton. Ms. Stapleton's funny and
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Cannes Honors Cult Filmmaker and an Original Hollywood Rebel - New York Times
Google News - almost 6 years
He hired John Ireland and Dorothy Malone for a car-racing movie. “It, too, had a great title,” he said. “'The Fast and the Furious.”' When Mr. Corman first came to Hollywood, he said that his idea of film was sheer entertainment
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Engagements announced - The Daily News Journal
Google News - almost 6 years
He is the son of William L. Malone Jr. and Dorothy Malone. The bride-elect is a graduate of Thornton Township High School in Harvey, Ill., where she was a member of the Pompoms dance team. She also attended South Suburban College in South Holland,
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Un zeste d'inceste - aVoir-aLire
Google News - almost 6 years
Quelques séquences témoignent du savoir-faire du réalisateur, laissant une empreinte durable dans l'esprit du spectateur : les scènes qui mettent en présence Kirk Douglas et l'excellente Dorothy Malone sont d'une belle intensité, l'humiliation publique
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Dorothy Malone
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1992
    Age 67
    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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  • FIFTIES
  • 1984
    Age 59
    Dallas producers approached Malone to step into the role of Miss Ellie Ewing when Barbara Bel Geddes vacated the role in 1984.
    More Details Hide Details She declined. Malone has been married and divorced twice and her marriage to New York businessman Robert Tomarkin was annulled. She has two daughters, Mimi and Diane, from her first marriage to actor Jacques Bergerac. Her star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame is located at 1718 Vine., Malone is retired and living in Dallas, Texas. Malone was raised Roman Catholic.
  • FORTIES
  • 1968
    Age 43
    In 1968, she was written out of the show after complaining that she was given little to do.
    More Details Hide Details Malone sued 20th Century-Fox for $1.6 million for breach of contract; it was settled out of court. She would later return to the role in the TV movies Murder in Peyton Place (1977) and Peyton Place: The Next Generation (1985). Malone had a featured role in the miniseries Rich Man, Poor Man (1976). In her last screen appearance, she played a mother convicted of murdering her family in Basic Instinct (1992) with Michael Douglas and Sharon Stone.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1964
    Age 39
    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.
    More Details Hide Details Lola Albright filled in until her return.
  • 1963
    Age 38
    During the 1963-1964 season, Malone guest starred on ABC's circus drama The Greatest Show on Earth, starring Jack Palance.
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  • 1958
    Age 33
    She guest-starred on NBC's 1958-1959 western series, Cimarron City.
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  • 1956
    Age 31
    On New Years Day 1956, she appeared with John Ericson in the episode "Mutiny" of CBS's Appointment with Adventure.
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    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.
    More Details Hide Details Her portrayal of the dipso-nymphomaniac daughter of a Texas oil baron won her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. As a result, she was offered more substantial roles in such films as Too Much, Too Soon, where she portrayed Diana Barrymore, Man of a Thousand Faces (with James Cagney), and Warlock (with Henry Fonda and Richard Widmark). Additional screen credits include The Tarnished Angels (in which she reunited with former co-stars Hudson and Stack and director Sirk), The Last Voyage (with Stack) and The Last Sunset (with Hudson).
  • TEENAGE
  • 1943
    Age 18
    While performing at Southern Methodist University, she was spotted by an RKO talent agent and was signed to a studio contract, making her film debut in 1943 in Gildersleeve on Broadway in an uncredited role, and shortly after appeared in The Falcon and the Co-eds, credited as Dorothy Maloney.
    More Details Hide Details Much of Malone's early career was spent in supporting roles in B-movies, many of them Westerns, although on occasion she played small but memorable roles, such as the brainy, lusty, bespectacled bookstore clerk in The Big Sleep (1946) with Humphrey Bogart, and the love interest of Dean Martin in the musical-comedy Artists and Models (1955).
    Her film career began in 1943, and in her early years she played small roles, mainly in B-movies.
    More Details Hide Details 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. Her film career reached its peak by the beginning of the 1960s, and she achieved later success with her television role as Constance MacKenzie on Peyton Place from 1964 to 1968.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1925
    Age 0
    Born on January 30, 1925.
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