Dorothy Adams

Actor, Acting professor
Dorothy Adams worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Adams started her acting career landing roles in such films as "Broadway Musketeers" (1938), "The Fight For Life" (1940) with ... Read more »
Born: 01/08/1900 in North Dakota, USA

Filmography

Actor (14)

Peeper 1976 (Movie)

Mrs Prendergast (Actor)

From the Terrace 1960 (Movie)

Mrs Benziger (Actor)

The Big Country 1958 (Movie)

Hannassey Woman (Actor)

Gunman's Walk 1957 (Movie)

Mrs Stotheby (Actor)

Johnny Concho 1956 (Movie)

Sarah Dark (Actor)

The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit 1956 (Movie)

Mrs Hopkins' Maid (Actor)

The Ten Commandments 1956 (Movie)

Hebrew Woman at Rameses' Gate (Actor)

These Wilder Years 1956 (Movie)

Aunt Martha (Actor)

The Prodigal 1955 (Movie)

Carpenter's Wife (Actor)

The Winning Team 1952 (Movie)

Ma Alexander (Actor)

The Best Years of Our Lives 1946 (Movie)

(Actor)

Laura 1944 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Shepherd of the Hills 1940 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Fight For Life 1939 (Movie)

(Actor)

Biography

Dorothy Adams worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Adams started her acting career landing roles in such films as "Broadway Musketeers" (1938), "The Fight For Life" (1940) with Myron McCormick and "The Devil Commands" (1941). She also appeared in the drama "The Shepherd of the Hills" (1941) with John Wayne, the Fredric March comedy "Bedtime Story" (1941) and "Lady Gangster" (1942). Her film career continued throughout the forties in productions like the Alice Faye crime picture "Fallen Angel" (1946), "Sentimental Journey" (1946) and "The Best Years of Our Lives" (1946). She also appeared in the drama "That's My Man" (1947) with Don Ameche. Film continued to be her passion as she played roles in "The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit" (1956) with Jack Martin Smith, the western "Johnny Concho" (1956) with Frank Sinatra and the James Cagney drama "These Wilder Years" (1956). She also appeared in "The Ten Commandments" (1956) and "Gunman's Walk" (1958). Adams last acted on "Jonah from Tonga" (2013-14). Adams' husband was Bryan Foulger. Dorothy Adams passed away in March 1988 at the age of 88.

Relationships

Bryan Foulger

Husband

EDUCATION

University of British Columbia

graduated

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