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Dorothy Mackaill

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Biography

Hull, Yorkshire, England, UK
Dorothy Mackaill was 11 when her parents separated; she then lived with her father. A rebellious teenager, Dorothy -- who had long wanted a career in the theater -- ran away to London and finally persuaded her father to pay for her board and lessons. Her first job was in the chorus; she then traveled to Paris, where she met a Broadway choreographer who got her a job with the Ziegfeld Follies, in New York. At the Follies, Dorothy became friends with ones of its stars, Marion Davies. Read more...

Actor

Character: Angela Pennington

Children of the Ritz 1929

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Character: Anne Murdock

The Office Wife 1930

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Character: Margaret 'Margie' Nichols

The Reckless Hour 1931

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Character: Gilda Carlson - aka Gilda Erickson

Safe in Hell 1931

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Character: Dorothea 'Dot' Parker Brunton

Kept Husbands 1931

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Character: Emily Stanley

Their Mad Moment 1931

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