Dorothy Kingsley

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Birthday
14, 1909
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Sep 26, 1997 (87)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
14, 1909
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Sep 26, 1997 (87)

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Screenwriter most remembered for screenplays including 1953's Kiss Me Kate, Small Town Girl, and Dangerous When Wet.

Before Fame

She went to LA to visit with a friend, and while there had several meetings with various agents, in order to secure work.

Trivia

While she recovered from a nasty bout with the measles, she began listening to radio, which prompted her to write segments that she felt were worthwhile.

Family Life

Her mother Alma Hanlon was a silent film actress; her father Walter, conversely, was an agent.

Associated With

She wrote many segments for actor Jack Benny.

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