24 Facts About Dorothy Malone

1. Dorothy Malone is an American actress, born on January 29, 1924, or the January 30, 1925, [note 1] in Chicago, Illinois.

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2. Dorothy Malone was born on Friday, January 30, 1925 in Chicago.

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3. Dorothy Malone married three times—two and a half by her calculation.

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4. Dorothy Malone was offered a salary of $10,000 a week, huge money at the time.

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5. Dorothy Malone assumed the Turner role as Constance Mackenzie, the bookshop operator who harbored a dark secret about the birth of her daughter Allison, played by the 19-year-old Mia Farrow.

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6. Dorothy Malone died in an assisted living center from natural causes days before her 94th birthday, said her daughter, Mimi Vanderstraaten.

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7. In 1959, Dorothy Malone married French actor Jacques Bergerac while she was in Hong Kong filming The Last Voyage (1960).

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8. Dorothy Malone married actor Jacques Bergerac in June 1959 in Hong Kong, where she was on location for her 1960 film The Last Voyage.

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9. Dorothy Malone had a featured role in the miniseries Rich Man, Poor Man.

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10. Dorothy Malone was born in the year 1925 on January 30th.

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11. Dorothy Malone continued acting in films throughout the remainder of the 1950s and early 1960s, but in 1964 she gained renewed attention for her role as Constance Mackenzie on the prime time soap opera "Peyton Place".

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12. Dorothy Malone was a film star during Hollywood's Golden Age who was best known for her Oscar-winning performance in Douglas Sirk's "Written on the Wind".

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13. Dorothy Malone has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1718 Vine in the Motion Pictures section.

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14. Dorothy Malone died on January 19, 2018, ten days before her 94th birthday, at a nursing facility in Dallas.

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15. Dorothy Malone was a Democrat and campaigned for Adlai Stevenson during the 1952 presidential election.

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16. In 1981, Dorothy Malone made her stage debut in Butterflies Are Free in Winnipeg.

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17. Dorothy Malone agreed for $3,000 a week less than ABC's offer of $10,000 weekly, if she could be home nightly for 6 pm dinner with her two daughters and no shooting on weekends.

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18. Dorothy Malone was in the first Beach Party movie, doing most of her scenes with Robert Cummings.

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19. Dorothy Malone made a third film with Stack, The Last Voyage, and a third with Hudson, The Last Sunset (1961).

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20. Dorothy Malone appeared in Warlock, but went back to guest starring on such television programs as Cimarron City ("A Respectable Girl" (1958) and Alcoa Theatre ("The Last Flight Out" (1960).

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21. Dorothy Malone was given the important role of Diana Barrymore in the biopic Too Much, Too Soon, but the film was not a success.

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22. Dorothy 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.

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23. Dorothy Malone was reunited with Sinatra in Young at Heart, as a co star.

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24. Dorothy Malone relocated to New York City for several months to study acting until producer Hal Wallis called her back to appear in Scared Stiff starring the comedy duo of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.

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