Dorris Bowdon  American Actress

Current Status

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


Dorris Bowdon was previously married to Nunnally Johnson (1939 - 1977).


Dorris Bowdon is a 90 year old American Actress. Born Dorris Estelle Bowdon on 27th December, 1914 in Coldwater, Mississippi, she is famous for The Grapes of Wrath in a career that spans 1938-1943. 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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Dating History

Partner Comparison

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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    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....

    Confirmed Relationships1
    Longest Relationship38 yrs, 2 mths
    Shortest Relationship38 yrs, 2 mths
    Average Relationship Length38 yrs, 2 mths
    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
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