Photos with Dorothy Mackaill
BiographyHull, 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...