Dorothy Comingore

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Birthday
24, 1913
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Dec 30, 1971 (58)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
24, 1913
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Dec 30, 1971 (58)

About

Remembered best for her role as Susan Alexander in the acclaimed Orson Welles film Citizen Kane, she is also notable for her portrayal of Julie Rostina in the 1951 film noir feature The Big Night.

Before Fame

She made her screen debut after comedian Charlie Chaplin saw her perform in a theatrical production in Carmel, California.

Trivia

She left the entertainment world in the early 1950s, having been blacklisted during the Communist hysteria that accompanied the mid-century operations of the House Un-American Activities Committee.

Family Life

Her first two brief marriages were to screenwriters Richard J. Collins and Theodore Strauss. Her third marriage, to John Crowe, lasted from the late 1950s until her death in the early 1970s.

Associated With

She appeared with Susan Hayward and William Bendix in the 1944 film The Hairy Ape.

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