Dorris Bowdon

Dorris Bowdon
1914 - 2005

Dorris Bowdon  American Actress


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Dorris Bowdon passed away on 9th Aug 2005 aged 90.


Dorris Bowdon was previously married to Nunnally Johnson (1939).


American Actress Dorris Bowdon was born Dorris Estelle Bowdon on 27th December, 1914 in Coldwater, Mississippi and passed away on 9th Aug 2005 Los Angeles, CA aged 90. She is most remembered for The Grapes of Wrath. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Dorris Bowdon was in an on-screen matchup with Henry Fonda in The Grapes of Wrath (1940).

Dorris Bowdon is a member of the following lists: American film actresses, People from Coldwater, Mississippi and American film actor, 1910s birth stubs.


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First Name Dorris
Last Name Bowdon
Full Name at Birth Dorris Estelle Bowdon
Age 90 (age at death) years
Birthday 27th December, 1914
Birthplace Coldwater, Mississippi
Died 9th August, 2005
Place of Death Los Angeles, CA
Cause of Death Stroke and Heart Failure
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame The Grapes of Wrath
Year(s) Active 1938-1943
Friend Linda Darnell, Mary Healy

Dorris Estelle Bowdon (December 27, 1914 – August 9, 2005) was an American actress, best known for her role as Rosasharn in the film adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel The Grapes of Wrath, starring Henry Fonda.

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Dorris Bowdon90 CapricornActress
Nunnally Johnson79 SagittariusFilm/TV Producer


The Moon Is Down1943Molly MordenMovie
The Grapes of Wrath1940RosasharnMovie
Jennie1940Lottie SchermerMovie
Drums Along the Mohawk1939Mary ReallMovie
Young Mr. Lincoln1939Carrie Sue (uncredited)Movie
Always Goodbye1938Minor Role (uncredited)Movie
Down on the Farm1938Tessie MoodyMovie

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