Dorothy Adams

Actor, Acting professor
Dorothy Adams was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Adams's earliest roles were in film, including "Broadway Musketeers" (1938), the Myron McCormick documentary "The Fight For Life" (1940) and "The ... 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)

Bessie Clary, Laura's Maid (Actor)

The Shepherd of the Hills 1940 (Movie)

Elvy (Actor)

The Fight For Life 1939 (Movie)

(Actor)

Biography

Dorothy Adams was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Adams's earliest roles were in film, including "Broadway Musketeers" (1938), the Myron McCormick documentary "The Fight For Life" (1940) and "The Devil Commands" (1941). She also appeared in "The Shepherd of the Hills" (1941) with John Wayne, "Bedtime Story" (1941) with Fredric March and "Lady Gangster" (1942). Her film career continued throughout the forties in productions like "Fallen Angel" (1946), "Sentimental Journey" (1946) and the drama "The Best Years of Our Lives" (1946) with Fredric March. She also appeared in the Don Ameche drama "That's My Man" (1947). Toward the end of her career, she continued to act in the Jack Martin Smith dramatic adaptation "The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit" (1956), the Frank Sinatra western "Johnny Concho" (1956) and "These Wilder Years" (1956). She also appeared in "The Ten Commandments" (1956) and the Van Heflin western "Gunman's Walk" (1958). Adams was most recently credited in "Jonah from Tonga" (HBO, 2013-14). Adams was married to Bryan Foulger. 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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