Dorothy Lamour

Dorothy Lamour
1914 - 1996

Dorothy Lamour  American Actress


Dorothy Lamour (December 10, 1914 – September 22, 1996) was an American actress and singer. She is best remembered for appearing in the Road to... movies, a series of successful comedies starring Bing Crosby and Bob Hope....

Confirmed Relationships7
Longest Relationship35 yrs, 1 mth
Average Relationship Length5 yrs, 9 mths
Rumored Relationships6
First Name Dorothy
Last Name Lamour
Maiden Name Slaton
Full Name at Birth Mary Leta Dorothy Slaton
Alternative Name Dottie, The Beautiful One, The Sarong Girl
Age 81 (age at death) years
Birthday 10th December, 1914
Birthplace New Orleans, Louisiana
Died 22nd September, 1996
Place of Death Los Angeles, California
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Height 5' 5" (165 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Polish Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Road to Singapore
Music Genre Vocal
Year(s) Active 1933–1995
Music Style Vocal Pop, Popular Music Entry, Traditional Pop, Tin Pan Alley Pop
Music Mood Carefree, Whimsical, Stylish, Theatrical, Campy, Sensual, Fun, Indulgent
Instrument Vocals
Brand Endorsement Chesterfield Cigarettes (Magazine Advertisement) [1947], Woodbury Cold Cream
Official Websites
Father John Watson Slaton, Clarence Lambour (step father)
Mother Louise Slaton
Friend Bob Hope, Linda Darnell, Carole Landis, Greta Garbo, Betty Grable
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Dorothy Lamour81 SagittariusActress
James Stewart89 TaurusActor
William Ross Howard III70 Aries
John Howard81 AriesActor
Bob Ritchie-
Greg Bautzer76 AriesAttorney
Randolph Scott89 AquariusActor
Herbie Kaye-Conductor
Frank Borzage68 TaurusDirector
Philip Reed88 AriesActor
J. Edgar Hoover77 CapricornGovernment
David Remar87 GeminiActor
Cary Grant82 CapricornActor
Rudy Vallee84 LeoSaxophone
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John Ridgely
Male8th January, 194670 years old
Richard Thompson
Male20th October, 194966 years old

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Creepshow 21987 Martha Spruce (segment "Old Chief Wood'nhead") Movie
Crazy Like a Fox1984 Rosie TV Show
Murder, She Wrote1984 Mrs. Ellis TV Show
Remington Steele1982 Dorothy Lamour TV Show
Hart to Hart1979 Katherine Prince TV Show
The Love Boat1977 Lil Braddock TV Show
Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood1976 Visiting Film Star Movie
Death at Love House1976 Denise Christian TV Movie
The Phynx1970 Dorothy Lamour Movie
Love, American Style1969 Holly's Mother (segment "Love and the Pick-Up") TV Show
Marcus Welby, M.D.1969 Mary DeSocio TV Show
The Name of the Game1968 Stella Fisher TV Show
I Spy1965 Halima TV Show
Pajama Party1964 Head Saleslady Movie
Donovan's Reef1963 Miss Lafleur Movie
Burke's Law1963 Flo Romaine, Lovey Harrington TV Show
The Road to Hong Kong1962 Dorothy Lamour Movie
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show1956 TV Show
Damon Runyon Theater1955 Sally Bracken TV Show
Road to Bali1952 Princess Lala Movie
The Greatest Show on Earth1952 Phyllis Movie
Here Comes the Groom1951 Dorothy Lamour (uncredited) Movie
The Red Skelton Hour1951 Luana TV Show
Hollywood Opening Night1951 TV Show
All Star Revue1950 Guest Actress (Sketch) TV Show
Manhandled1949 Merl Kramer Movie
Slightly French1949 Mary O'Leary aka Rochelle Olivia Movie
The Lucky Stiff1949 Anna Marie St Claire Movie
On Our Merry Way1948 Gloria Manners Movie
Lulu Belle1948 Lulu Belle Movie
The Girl from Manhattan1948 Carol Maynard Movie
My Favorite Brunette1947 Carlotta Montay Movie
Road to Rio1947 Lucia Maria de Andrade Movie
Variety Girl1947 Dorothy Lamour Movie
Wild Harvest1947 Fay Rankin Movie
Road to Utopia1946 Sal Van Hoyden Movie
A Medal for Benny1945 Lolita Sierra Movie
Duffy's Tavern1945 Dorothy Lamour Movie
Masquerade in Mexico1945 Angel O'Reilly Movie
And the Angels Sing1944 Nancy Angel Movie
Rainbow Island1944 Lona Movie
Mail Call1944 Dorothy Lamour (uncredited) Short Film
Dixie1943 Millie Cook Movie
They Got Me Covered1943 Christina Hill Movie
Riding High1943 Ann Castle Movie
Road to Morocco1942 Princess Shalmar Movie
Star Spangled Rhythm1942 Dorothy Lamour- 'Sweater, Sarong & Peekaboo Bang' Number Movie
The Fleet's In1942 The Countess Movie
Beyond the Blue Horizon1942 Tama Movie
Aloma of the South Seas1941 Aloma Movie
Caught in the Draft1941 Antoinette 'Tony' Fairbanks Movie
Road to Zanzibar1941 Donna Latour Movie
Chad Hanna1940 Albany Yates Movie
Johnny Apollo1940 'Lucky' Dubarry Movie
Road to Singapore1940 Mima Movie
Typhoon1940 Dea Movie
Moon Over Burma1940 Arla Dean Movie
Man About Town1939 Diana Wilson Movie
Disputed Passage1939 Audrey Hilton Movie
St. Louis Blues1939 Norma Malone Movie
Her Jungle Love1938 Tura Movie
Spawn of the North1938 Nicky Duval Movie
The Big Broadcast of 19381938 Dorothy Wyndham Movie
Tropic Holiday1938 Manuela Movie
Hollywood Handicap1938 Dorothy Lamour Short Film
High, Wide, and Handsome1937 Molly Fuller Movie
Swing High, Swing Low1937 Anita Alvarez Movie
The Hurricane1937 Marama Movie
The Last Train from Madrid1937 Carmelita Castillo Movie
Thrill of a Lifetime1937 Specialty Movie
The Jungle Princess1936 Ulah Movie
College Holiday1936 Dancer (uncredited) Movie
Stars Can't Be Wrong, The1936 Dorothy Lamour Movie
Paramount Headliner: The Star Reporter in Hollywood No. 11936 Dorothy Lamour - Screen Test Clip Movie
Footlight Parade1933 Chorus Girl (uncredited) Movie
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irishfouFeb 7, 2011

anita, what do you want for it? codition...etc thanks

AnitaJan 16, 2011

I have a vintage, framed black and white photo of Dorothy Lamour and Robert Preston with a Western Union telegram encased on the back of the photo regarding their arrival at Grand Central, New York, Feb. 1040 for Twentieth Century Lobster Man. This is for sale if intersted please make me an offer. Anita

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