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Claire Dodd (Dorothy Arlene Dodd)

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Biography

Des Moines, Iowa, USA
She was born Dorothy Anne Dodd on December 29, 1908, in Des Moines, Iowa while her mother was on a trip. This did not appeal to her Southern pride so she said she was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, where she was actually raised. Her father was a doctor who abandoned her and her mother before she was ten years old. Her mother suffered from tuberculosis and Dorothy was forced to support her. She went to New York at the age of fifteen, lied about her age, and joined the Ziegfeld Follies where she was eventually discovered by Fox head Darryl F. Read more...

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Character: Gaile Warren

An American Tragedy 1931

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Character: Co-Ed in Chapel

Confessions of a Co-Ed 1931

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Character: Ann Le Maire

Man Wanted 1932

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Character: Mrs. Beverly

Alias the Doctor 1932

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Character: Ilse Wagner

The Match King 1932

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Character: Mrs. Constance Brown

Crooner 1932

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Character: Iris Van Hugh

Ex-Lady 1933

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Character: Carole Rodgers

Ann Carver's Profession 1933

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Character: Marlene Reeves

Hard to Handle 1933

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Character: Gladys LaMann

Blondie Johnson 1933

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Character: Sheila Aiken

Gambling Lady 1934

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Character: Tanis Judique

Babbitt 1934

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Character: Anita

Smarty 1934

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Character: Cora Latimer

Two Against the World 1936

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Character: Alma Brehmer

Slightly Honorable 1939

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