Dorothy Dell

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Birthday
30, 1915
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Jun 8, 1934 (19)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
30, 1915
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Jun 8, 1934 (19)

About

American actress who appeared in the 1934 Shirley Temple film, 'Little Miss Marker.'

Before Fame

She won the 'Miss New Orleans' beauty pageant in 1930 and subsequently became a performer on the vaudeville circuit.

Trivia

She died at age nineteen in a car crash near Pasadena, California. She died soon after receiving news that she had been cast in her first romantic lead role with Shirley Temple and Gary Cooper in 'Now and Forever.'

Family Life

She was born Dorothy Dell Goff in Mississippi, and she and her family moved to New Orleans when she was thirteen years old.

Associated With

She was discovered by Florenz Ziegfeld shortly after her 1931 move to New York City. Ziegfeld promptly cast her in the "Ziegfeld Follies" on Broadway.