Mary Dees

Mary Dees

Born Jun 3, 1911

Mary Ella Dees was an American stage and screen actress who once served as a primary stand-in double for late-1930s actress Jean Harlow. Dees had parts in The Last Gangster (1937), The Women (1939), as well as a number of Three Stooges shorts, which included Hoi Polloi (1935), and numerous Marx Brothers comedies.… Read More

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1911 Birth Born in Syracuse, New York on June 3, 1911, the daughter of a successful lawyer, she was for a time raised in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. … Read More


1946 35 Years Old Dees appeared in her last film role in 1946, in the Marx Brothers film A Night in Casablanca.


1985 74 Years Old She continued on act on stage in repertory theatre until 1985. Dees died on August 4, 2004 in Lake Worth, Florida, aged 93, after a long illness.
2004 93 Years Old Died on August 4, 2004.
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