Burgess, Dorothy (1907–1961)

views updated

Burgess, Dorothy (1907–1961)

American actress. Born Mar 4, 1907, in Los Angeles, California; died Aug 20, 1961, in Woodland Hills, California; niece of Fay Bainter (actress); dau. of Grace Burgess (actress).

Starred in numerous Broadway plays and musicals as an ingenue; made film debut in In Old Arizona (1929); other films include Protection, Pleasure Crazed, A Song of Kentucky, Taxi!, The Stoker, Ladies They Talk About, Strictly Personal, On Your Guard, Fashions of 1934, Orient Express, Affairs of a Gentleman, Lady for a Night, West Side Kid and Man of Courage.

About this article

Burgess, Dorothy (1907–1961)

Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article Share Article