Dorothy Short

Dorothy Short
1915 - 1963
Dorothy Short  American Actress

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Dorothy Short was previously married to Dave O'Brien (1936 - 1954).


American Actress Dorothy Short was born on 29th June, 1915 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and passed away on 4th Jun 1963 Los Angeles, California aged 47. She is most remembered for Reefer Madness (1936). Her zodiac sign is Cancer.

Dorothy Short is a member of the following lists: American film actors, 1915 births and Film serial actors.


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First Name Dorothy
Last Name Short
Full Name at Birth Dorothy Short
Age 47 (age at death) years
Birthday 29th June, 1915
Birthplace Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died 4th June, 1963
Place of Death Los Angeles, California
Buried Inglewood Park CemeteryPlot: Magnolia, Lot 35
Height 5' 2" (157 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Reefer Madness (1936)
Year(s) Active 1934-1953

Dorothy Short (29 June 1915 – June 4, 1963) was an American film actress, mainly in low-budget Westerns and serials in the 1930s and 1940s.

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Dorothy Short47 CancerActress
Dave O'Brien50 GeminiActor


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
PattyFemaleDave O'Brien
PamFemaleDave O'Brien


Things We Can Do Without1953Mrs. Thud (uncredited)Short Film
Fixin' Fool1951WifeShort Film
Bargain Madness1951Dorothy (uncredited)Short Film
In Case You're Curious1951The Wife (uncredited)Short Film
That's What You Think1951The Wife (uncredited)Short Film
Wanted: One Egg1950The Wife (uncredited)Short Film
A Wife's Life1950Mrs. George T. Hardnose - Wife (as Mrs. Dave O'Brien)Short Film
How Come?1949Short Film
I Love My Mother-in-Law But...1948Wife (uncredited)Short Film
Just Suppose1948Wife (uncredited)Short Film
Let's Cogitate1948The Wife (uncredited)Short Film
Why Is It?1948Wife (uncredited)Short Film
I Love My Wife But!1947Wife (uncredited)Short Film
I Love My Husband, But!1946The Wife (uncredited)Short Film
Fixin' Tricks1943The Wife (uncredited)Short Film
Captain Midnight1942Joyce EdwardsMovie
Bullets for Bandits1942Dakota BrownMovie
Victory Vittles1942The Wife (uncredited)Short Film
Aloma of the South Seas1941Handmaiden (uncredited)Movie
Spooks Run Wild1941Linda MasonMovie
The Lone Rider Fights Back1941Jean DennisonMovie
The Trail of the Silver Spurs1941Nancy NordickMovie
Buzzy and the Phantom Pinto1941Ruth WadeMovie
Frontier Crusader1940Jenny MasonMovie
Phantom Rancher1940Ann MarkhamMovie
Pony Post1940Alice GoodwinMovie
Daughter of the Tong1939Marion MorganMovie
Code of the Cactus1939JoanMovie
Missing Daughters1939Bee (uncredited)Movie
Start Cheering1938Student (uncredited)Movie
Heart of Arizona1938Jacqueline StarrMovie
Where the Buffalo Roam1938Laddie GrayMovie
The Singing Cowgirl1938Nora PrydeMovie
Wild Horse Canyon1938Jean HallMovie
Assassin of Youth1937Marjorie 'Marge' BarryMovie
Damaged Goods1937Table Dancer (uncredited)Movie
The Mysterious Pilot1937Babette (uncredited)Movie
Brothers of the West1937Annie WadeMovie
More Than a Secretary1936Ann (uncredited)Movie
Reefer Madness1936MaryMovie
Melody in May1936High School Girl (uncredited)Short Film
She Married Her Boss1935Girl (uncredited)Movie
The Call of the Savage1935Mona AndrewsMovie
Hollywood Party1934Show Girl (uncredited)Movie
Student Tour1934Student (uncredited)Movie
Sweet MemoriesThe WifeShort Film
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vrizzoMar 25, 2009

I have a very good photo of Dorothy Short, actor John Russell, Tony Zale, and my uncle Al Oddo taken January, 1946. The photo was taken in Chicago

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