Dorothy Lamour

Dorothy Lamour
1914 - 1996
Dorothy Lamour  American Actress

Dorothy Lamour dating history


Dorothy Lamour was previously married to William Ross Howard III (1943 - 1978) and Herbie Kaye (1935 - 1939).

Dorothy Lamour was in relationships with James Stewart (1947 - 1948), John Howard (1939), Greg Bautzer (1939 - 1940), Randolph Scott (1938), Frank Borzage, Philip Reed and J. Edgar Hoover.

Dorothy Lamour had encounters with David Remar, Cary Grant and Rudy Vallee.


American Actress Dorothy Lamour was born Mary Leta Dorothy Slaton on 10th December, 1914 in New Orleans, Louisiana and passed away on 22nd Sep 1996 Los Angeles, California aged 81. She is most remembered for Road to Singapore. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Dorothy Lamour was in 19 on-screen matchups, including Alan Ladd in Wild Harvest (1947), Bob Hope in Road to Bali (1952), Barry Sullivan in Rainbow Island (1944), Bing Crosby in Road to Singapore (1940) and Brian Donlevy in The Lucky Stiff (1949).

Dorothy Lamour is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American women singers and California Republicans.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 35 years, 1 month 19 years, 8 months -
Dating7 1 year 3 months, 14 days -
Encounter3 - - -
Total12 35 years, 1 month 3 years, 5 months 1 year


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
Buried Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
Height 5' 5" (165 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman 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

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

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Dorothy Lamour81 SagittariusActress
James Stewart89 TaurusActor
William Ross Howard III70 Aries
John Howard81 AriesActor
Greg Bautzer76 AriesAttorney
Randolph Scott89 AquariusActor
Herbie Kaye-Conductor
Philip Reed78 AriesPolitician
J. Edgar Hoover77 CapricornLaw Enforcement
David Remar87 GeminiActor
Cary Grant82 CapricornActor
Rudy Vallee84 LeoSaxophone
Frank Borzage68 TaurusDirector
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NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
John RidgelyMale8th January, 194676 years oldWilliam Ross Howard III
Richard ThompsonMale20th October, 194972 years oldWilliam Ross Howard III


Creepshow 21987Martha Spruce (segment "Old Chief Wood'nhead")Movie
Crazy Like a Fox1984RosieTV Show
Murder, She Wrote1984Mrs. EllisTV Show
Remington Steele1982Dorothy LamourTV Show
Hart to Hart1979Katherine PrinceTV Show
The Love Boat1977Lil BraddockTV Show
Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood1976Visiting Film StarMovie
Death at Love House1976Denise ChristianTV Movie
The Phynx1970Dorothy LamourMovie
The Tim Conway Comedy Hour1970VariousTV Show
Love, American Style1969Holly's Mother (segment "Love and the Pick-Up")TV Show
Marcus Welby, M.D.1969Mary DeSocioTV Show
The Name of the Game1968Stella FisherTV Show
I Spy1965HalimaTV Show
Pajama Party1964Head SalesladyMovie
Donovan's Reef1963Miss LafleurMovie
Burke's Law1963Flo Romaine, Lovey HarringtonTV Show
The Road to Hong Kong1962Dorothy LamourMovie
Damon Runyon Theater1955Sally BrackenTV Show
Road to Bali1952Princess LalaMovie
The Greatest Show on Earth1952PhyllisMovie
Here Comes the Groom1951Dorothy Lamour (uncredited)Movie
Hollywood Opening Night1951TV Show
The Bob Hope Show1950ActorTV Show
Manhandled1949Merl KramerMovie
Slightly French1949Mary O'Leary aka Rochelle OliviaMovie
The Lucky Stiff1949Anna Marie St. ClaireMovie
On Our Merry Way1948Gloria MannersMovie
Lulu Belle1948Lulu BelleMovie
The Girl from Manhattan1948Carol MaynardMovie
My Favorite Brunette1947Carlotta MontayMovie
Road to Rio1947Lucia Maria de AndradeMovie
Variety Girl1947Dorothy LamourMovie
Wild Harvest1947Fay RankinMovie
A Medal for Benny1945Lolita SierraMovie
Duffy's Tavern1945Dorothy LamourMovie
Road to Utopia1945Sal Van HoydenMovie
Masquerade in Mexico1945Angel O'ReillyMovie
And the Angels Sing1944Nancy AngelMovie
Rainbow Island1944LonaMovie
Mail Call1944Dorothy Lamour (uncredited)Short Film
Dixie1943Millie CookMovie
They Got Me Covered1943Christina HillMovie
Riding High1943Ann CastleMovie
Road to Morocco1942Princess ShalmarMovie
Star Spangled Rhythm1942Dorothy Lamour - 'Sweater, Sarong & Peekaboo Bang' NumberMovie
The Fleet's In1942The CountessMovie
Beyond the Blue Horizon1942TamaMovie
Aloma of the South Seas1941AlomaMovie
Caught in the Draft1941Antoinette 'Tony' FairbanksMovie
Road to Zanzibar1941Donna LatourMovie
Chad Hanna1940Albany YatesMovie
Johnny Apollo1940'Lucky' DubarryMovie
Road to Singapore1940MimaMovie
Moon Over Burma1940Arla DeanMovie
Man About Town1939Diana WilsonMovie
Disputed Passage1939Audrey HiltonMovie
St. Louis Blues1939Norma MaloneMovie
Her Jungle Love1938TuraMovie
Spawn of the North1938Nicky DuvalMovie
The Big Broadcast of 19381938Dorothy WyndhamMovie
Tropic Holiday1938ManuelaMovie
Hollywood Handicap1938Dorothy LamourShort Film
High, Wide, and Handsome1937Molly FullerMovie
Swing High, Swing Low1937Anita AlvarezMovie
The Hurricane1937MaramaMovie
The Last Train from Madrid1937Carmelita CastilloMovie
Thrill of a Lifetime1937SpecialtyMovie
The Jungle Princess1936UlahMovie
College Holiday1936Dancer (uncredited)Movie
Stars Can't Be Wrong, The1936Dorothy LamourShort Film
Paramount Headliner: The Star Reporter in Hollywood No. 11936Dorothy Lamour - Screen Test ClipShort Film
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cboothe977cboothe977Apr 5, 2021

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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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