Dorothy Mackaill

Actor, Chorus girl
Attractive comic and light dramatic performer--and former Ziegfeld girl--who made her screen debut in England in 1920. Throughout the decade, and into the 1930s, Mackaill appeared in numerous Hollywood entertainments ... Read more »
Born: 03/03/1903 in Yorkshire, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (15)

Bright Lights (Movie)

Louanne (Actor)

Curtain at Eight (Movie)

Lola Cresmer (Actor)

Hard to Get (Movie)

Bobby Martin (Actor)

His Captive Woman (Movie)

Anna Bergen (Actor)

Lady Be Good (Movie)

Mary (Actor)

Lunatic at Large (Movie)

Beatrix (Actor)

Man Crazy (Movie)

Clarissa Janeway (Actor)

No Man of Her Own (Movie)

Kay Everly (Actor)

Once a Sinner (Movie)

Diana Barry (Actor)

Shore Leave (Movie)

Connie Martin (Actor)

Streets of New York (Movie)

Sally Ann (Actor)

Subway Sadie (Movie)

Sadie Hermann (Actor)

The Barker (Movie)

Lou (Actor)

The Chief (Movie)

Dixie (Actor)

The Great Divide (Movie)

Ruth jordan (Actor)

Biography

Attractive comic and light dramatic performer--and former Ziegfeld girl--who made her screen debut in England in 1920. Throughout the decade, and into the 1930s, Mackaill appeared in numerous Hollywood entertainments, as lead or supporting lead. Mackaill gave excellent starring performances in such early talkies as "The Office Wife" (1930) and the uniquely grim and memorable melodrama, "Safe in Hell" (1931). She also contributed fine work as the other woman, opposite the up-and-coming Clark Gable and Carole Lombard, in "No Man of Her Own" (1932).

Relationships

Lothar Mendes

Husband
married 1926 divorced in 1928

Milestones

1938

Retired from films

1930

Starred in "The Office Wife"

Worked on Broadway as a Ziegfeld girl

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