Dorothy Janis

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Birthday
19, 1912
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Mar 10, 2010 (98)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
19, 1912
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Mar 10, 2010 (98)

About

American silent film actress who has appeared in films like The Pagan in 1929 and Lummox in 1930.

Before Fame

She got involved in films after visiting a cousin who worked on a film for Fox Film Corporation in 1927 and she was asked to take a screen test.

Trivia

She retired in 1930 and lived in Paradise Valley, Arizona for a number of years until her death in 2010.

Family Life

She married bandleader Wayne King in 1932 and they were married for 53 years. They had a son, Wayne and a daughter, Penny.

Associated With

She starred in the 1930 film Lummox, which was based on the Fannie Hurst novel.

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