Dorothy McGuire

Dorothy McGuire
1916 - 2001

Dorothy McGuire  American Actress

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Dorothy McGuire passed away on 13th Sep 2001 aged 85.


Dorothy McGuire was previously married to John Swope (1943 - 1979).

She was in a relationship with Henry Fonda.


American Actress Dorothy McGuire passed away on 13th Sep 2001 Santa Monica, California aged 85. Born Dorothy Hackett McGuire on 14th June, 1916 in Omaha, Nebraska and educated at Omaha Junior College and Ladywood Convent in Indianapolis and Pine Manor Junior College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, Dorothy McGuire is most remembered for The Spiral Staircase (1945) in a career that spanned 1943-1990. Her zodiac sign is Gemini.

Dorothy McGuire was in 2 on-screen matchups, including Gary Cooper in Friendly Persuasion (1956) and Gregory Peck in Gentleman's Agreement (1947).

Dorothy McGuire is a member of the following lists: Actresses from Nebraska, 20th-century American actresses and American stage actresses.


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First Name Dorothy
Middle Name Hackett
Maiden Name McGuire
Full Name at Birth Dorothy Hackett McGuire
Alternative Name Dottie
Age 85 (age at death) years
Birthday 14th June, 1916
Birthplace Omaha, Nebraska
Died 13th September, 2001
Place of Death Santa Monica, California
Cause of Death Cardiac Arrest
Height 5' 4½" (164 cm)
Build Slim
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Omaha Junior College, Ladywood Convent in Indianapolis, Pine Manor Junior College in Wellesley, Massachusetts
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame The Spiral Staircase (1945)
Year(s) Active 1943-1990
Official Websites,
Mother Mark Swope, Topo Swope
Family Member Mark Swope (son), Topo Swope (daughter)
Friend Gregory Peck, John Garfield, Martha Scott

Dorothy Hackett McGuire (June 14, 1918 – September 14, 2001) was an American actress. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for Gentleman's Agreement (1947).

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Dorothy McGuire85 GeminiActress
John Swope70 LeoPhotographer
Henry Fonda77 TaurusActor




The Last Best Year1990AnneTV Movie
Summer Heat1987Narrator (voice)Movie
American Geisha1986Ann SuzukiTV Movie
Amos1985Hester FarrellTV Movie
Between the Darkness and the Dawn1985Beryl FosterTV Movie
Glitter1984The MatriarchTV Show
Highway to Heaven1984Jane ThompsonTV Show
Hotel1983Mrs. ChristopherTV Show
Ghost Dancing1983Sarah BowmanTV Movie
St. Elsewhere1982Augusta EndicottTV Show
American Playhouse1981Margaret GarrisonTV Show
The Incredible Journey of Doctor Meg Laurel1979Effie WebbTV Movie
Little Women1978Marmee MarchTV Show
Fantasy Island1977Joan MalloryTV Show
The Love Boat1977Sarah Webster, Hanna HamiltonTV Show
Rich Man, Poor Man1976Mary JordacheTV Show
The Runaways1975Angela LakeyTV Movie
Jonathan Livingston Seagull1973Mother (voice)Movie
The Young and the Restless1973Cora Miller (1984)TV Show
Another Part of the Forest1972Lavinia HubbardTV Movie
She Waits1972Sarah WilsonTV Movie
Flight of the Doves1971Granny O'FlahertyMovie
The Greatest Story Ever Told1965The Virgin MaryMovie
Summer Magic1963Margaret CareyMovie
Susan Slade1961Leah SladeMovie
Swiss Family Robinson1960MotherMovie
The Dark at the Top of the Stairs1960Cora FloodMovie
A Summer Place1959Sylvia HunterMovie
The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker1959Mrs. Emily 'Ma' PennypackerMovie
This Earth Is Mine1959Martha FaironMovie
Old Yeller1957Katie CoatesMovie
Friendly Persuasion1956Eliza BirdwellMovie
Three Coins in the Fountain1954Miss FrancesMovie
Climax!1954Janet SpenceTV Show
Make Haste to Live1954Crystal BensonMovie
The Best of Broadway1954Tracy LordTV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953TinaTV Show
Invitation1952Ellen Bowker PierceMovie
Callaway Went Thataway1951Deborah PattersonMovie
I Want You1951Nancy GreerMovie
The Red Skelton Hour1951Guest VocalistTV Show
Mister 8801950Ann WinslowMovie
Lux Video Theatre1950Jody NorrisTV Show
Robert Montgomery Presents1950Judith TraherneTV Show
Mother Didn't Tell Me1950Jane MorganMovie
Gentleman's Agreement1947Kathy LacyMovie
Till the End of Time1946Pat RuscombMovie
Claudia and David1946Claudia NaughtonMovie
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn1945Katie NolanMovie
The Enchanted Cottage1945Laura PenningtonMovie
The Spiral Staircase1945HelenMovie
Reward Unlimited1944PeggyShort Film
Claudia1943Claudia NaughtonMovie
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