Mary Dees
Actress
Mary Dees
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.
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2004
    Age 92
    Died on August 4, 2004.
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  • 1985
    Age 73
    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.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1946
    Age 34
    Dees appeared in her last film role in 1946, in the Marx Brothers film A Night in Casablanca.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1911
    Born
    Born in Syracuse, New York on June 3, 1911, the daughter of a successful lawyer, she was for a time raised in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
    More Details Hide Details In 1937, upon the sudden death of actress Jean Harlow, Dees was cast by MGM bosses Louis B. Mayer and Irving Thalberg as a four-minute stand-in for Harlow, who was acting on the film Saratoga with Clark Gable, which was still in production at the time.
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