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Mary Leta Dorothy Slaton (The Beautiful One, The Sarong Girl, Dottie) was born on 10 December, 1914 in New Orleans, LA, is an American actress. Discover Dorothy Lamour's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of Dorothy Lamour networth?
|Popular As||Mary Leta Dorothy Slaton (The Beautiful One, The Sarong Girl, Dottie)|
|Age||82 years old|
|Born||10 December 1914|
|Birthplace||New Orleans, LA|
|Date of death||September 22, 1996|
|Died Place||Los Angeles, CA|
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Dorothy Lamour Height, Weight & Measurements
At 82 years old, Dorothy Lamour height is 5' 5" (1.65 m) .
|Height||5' 5" (1.65 m)|
|Body Measurements||Not Available|
|Eye Color||Not Available|
|Hair Color||Not Available|
Who Is Dorothy Lamour's Husband?
Her husband is William Ross Howard III (m. 1943–1978), Herbie Kay (m. 1935–1939)
|Husband||William Ross Howard III (m. 1943–1978), Herbie Kay (m. 1935–1939)|
|Children||Richard Thomson Howard, John Ridgely Howard|
Dorothy Lamour Net Worth
Her net worth has been growing significantly in 2021-2022. So, how much is Dorothy Lamour worth at the age of 82 years old? Dorothy Lamour’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actress. She is from LA. We have estimated Dorothy Lamour's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.
|Tropic Holiday (1938)||$1,000 /week|
|Spawn of the North (1938)||$1,500 /week|
|St. Louis Blues (1939)||$1,500 /week|
|Road to Zanzibar (1941)||$5,000 /week|
|Caught in the Draft (1941)||$5,000 /week|
|Aloma of the South Seas (1941)||$5,000 /week|
|The Fleet's In (1942)||$5,000 /week|
Dorothy Lamour Social Network
|Wikipedia||Dorothy Lamour Wikipedia|
Lamour is named in the film J. Edgar (2011) as having had an early affair with J. Edgar Hoover. Books on Hoover also report that she was his great love, something she never confirmed or denied.
Biography in: "American National Biography." Supplement 1, pp. 338-339. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.
Sang the show-stopping "Broadway Baby" in a 1990 Long Beach, California revival of Stephen Sondheim's "Follies".
She opened the first of what was meant to be a chain of "Dorothy Lamour" beauty salons in New York's Greenwich Village in 1960, not far from where she had begun her nightclub career in the 1930s.
Was scheduled to make her Broadway debut in the 1957 musical "Oh, Captain!" as a replacement for Abbe Lane. She played a few previews, but the show closed before her official opening night.
Her famous "Road" co-stars Bing Crosby and Bob Hope are seen watching her from the audience as she performs in Cecil B. DeMille's circus drama Greatest Show On Earth (1952).
Host of NBC Radio's "Sealtest Variety Theater" (aka The Dorothy Lamour Show) (1948-1949).
In 1946 (with the full assistance of Paramount's publicity department), she staged a memorable stunt by publicly burning a sarong, the garment with which she had been associated since her first starring role.
Appeared as herself on the Jack Benny Program on the radio December 10, 1944.
Femme fatale in the Bing Crosby - Bob Hope "Road" series of Paramount Pictures offerings from 1941 to 1953. In the final entry, The Road to Hong Kong (1962), she appeared with Crosby and Hope but the femme fatale this time was Joan Collins.
In the 1940s, she was the celebrity spokeswoman for Chesterfield Cigarettes.
Was considered for the role of Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind (1939), which went to Vivien Leigh.
"The Moon of Manakoora" from The Hurricane (1937), was her signature song.
In 1936 she donned her soon-to-be-famous sarong for her debut at Paramount, The Jungle Princess (1936), and continued to play female Tarzan-Crusoe-Gauguin-girl-with make-up parts through the war years and beyond. The most famous of these was in the popular Bob Hope/Bing Crosby "Road" pictures - a strange combination of adventure, slapstick, ad-libs and Hollywood inside jokes. Of these she said, "I was the happiest and highest-paid straight woman in the business. " As she aged, however, the quality of her films dropped.
In addition to being Miss New Orleans in 1931, Dorothy Lamour worked as a Chicago elevator operator; band vocalist for her first husband, band leader Herbie Kaye; and radio performer.