Doe Avedon

Actor, Bookkeeper
Born: 04/07/1925 in Old Westbury, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (2)

Deep in My Heart 1954 (Movie)

Lilian Romberg (Actor)

The High and the Mighty 1954 (Movie)

Spalding (Actor)

Relationships

Richard Avedon Photography

Husband
Married in 1944 Divorced in 1949 Their relationship inspired the film "Funny Face" (1957), starring Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire

Michael Liscio Photography

Companion

Don Mathews

Husband
Married after her divorce from Richard Avedon 1949; remained married until Mathews died in an automobile accident February 1953

Don Siegel Director

Husband
Married in 1957 until Siegel's death in 1991

Milestones

1984

Returned to feature films after an almost eighteen-year hiatus in John Cassavetes's "Love Streams"; final film credit

1957

Relationship with ex-husband Avedon, whom she divorced in 1949, loosely inspired the romantic "Funny Face," starring Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire

1955

Landed a recurring role on "Big Town," a noirish newspaper drama

1954

Appeared in the biographical feature "Deep in My Heart"

1954

Film debut, "High and the Mighty" opposite John Wayne

1949

Won a Theater World Award for "The Young and Fair," a drama by N. Richard Nash, in which she played the mean girl at a college for young ladies; also appeared in the Broadway comedy "My Name Is Aquilon"

1943

Married Avedon and became his muse

Met future husband, the photographer Richard Avedon; he transformed the bookish beauty into a high-fashion model and actress

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