Dorothy Malone

Dorothy Malone is a famous television actress. She has contributed a lot to the film industry throughout her acting career. She is not working in the industry anymore but is still a part of it.

Personal life

Dorothy Malone was born in the year 1925 on January 30th. Though Dorothy was born in Chicago, Illinois, she spent her early childhood years in Dallas, Texas. She held an American nationality and grew up in a middle class family with her siblings. Dorothy belonged from a very conservative family.

Her parents were very strict and she could hardly express her interest towards the glamour industry to her parents. Dorothy did not even share a close bond with her siblings so she was kept her dreams limited to herself. She was more interested towards drama than in studies but her parents never encouraged her for that and instead, complained for not doing well in studies.

Dorothy’s parents hardly knew that she wanted to become an actress. However, as Dorothy grew up, she became determined to fulfill her goals! However, she never ignored her studies. She was a very good student but never got awarded for her grades.

During her high school days, she was very popular among her friends. After completing her high school graduation, she went to the Southern Methodist University to pursue her further education with drama. As Dorothy wanted to take up acting as her profession, she wanted to belong from such a background. Dorothy shares a lot about her personal life on the social media.

She was married to Jacques Bergerac who is also a renowned actor. Dorothy and her husband were also blessed with two children but later, the couple got divorced. After that, she married Robert Tomarkin and got divorced and then, she married Charles Huston Bell and also divorced.


While in the university, in the year 1981, she received her first offer for a supporting role in the film. Dorothy also signed a six year contract with the production house. Dorothy officially started her career when she was 18 years old. Dorothy’s first appearance was in the film Gildersleeve on Broadway. She earned recognition after her major role in the film. Dorothy’s next appearance was in the film The Falcon and the Co-eds. She was appreciated a lot for her role portrayal in the film.

Some of Dorothy’s notable performances were in the films Two Guys from Texas, The Big Sleep, Artists and Models, The Killer That Stalked New York, To The Victor, Scared Stiff, Saddle Legion, Man of a Thousand Faces, The Tarnished Angels, Mrs. Malley and Mr. Malone, The Last Voyage, Written on the Wind, Warlock, The Last Sunset, Too Much, Too Soon, The Big Sleep, Convicted, Law & Order, Colorado Territory and many more.

Dorothy has also appeared on several television series such as The Day Time Ended, Four Star Play house, Young at Heart, Lux Video Theatre, The Loretta Young Show, Fireside Theater, Cimarron City, G. E. True Theater, Aloca Theatre, Route 66, The Dick Powell Show, Arrest and Trial, The Bold Ones: The New Doctors and many more.

Last Modified: Mar 7, 2020

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