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Dorothea Durham

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Biography

Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA
Strikingly beautiful Dorothea Durham was a popular dancer in the 1930's and 1940's, who also appeared in Hollywood films. Dorothea's beauty and graceful, sensual dancing style was often written about in African American newspapers of the time. She headlined at popular clubs such as Sebastian's Cotton Club and Rhumboogie, and theater revues billed as Garbo, after the actress Greta Garbo, possibly because her of her aloofness, like the actress. Read more...

Actor

Character: Dancer in 'Peckin' Number

New Faces of 1937 1937

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Character: Dancer - 'Sharp as a Tack' Number

Star Spangled Rhythm 1942

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Character: Dancer / Jim Henry's Paradise Patron

Cabin in the Sky 1943

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Character: Dancer in 'Turn On That Red Hot Heat & Burn Your Blues Away'

Vogues of 1938 1937

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