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The Bride Goes Wild (1948)
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Elegance and femininity are fitting descriptions for Arlene Dahl. She became one of the most beautiful actresses to grace the screen during the postwar period. Audiences were captivated by her breathtaking beauty, and the way she used to it to her advantage, progressing from claimer to character roles.
Of Norwegian extract, Miss Dahl was born in Minneapolis. Following high school, she joined a local drama group supporting herself with a variety of jobs. These included modeling for a number of department stores.
In Hollywood by 1946, she signed a brief contract with Warner Brothers, but she is best remembered for her work at MGM. The Bride Goes Wild (1948) was her first work at Metro. It was an odd but rather humorous tale of love, which starred Van Johnson and June Allyson.
Although her beauty captivated audiences, it ultimately limited her to claimer roles, and the mark she made at MGM was small. Some of her best films were: Reign of Terror (1949), Three Little Words (1950), Woman`s World (1954/I), Slightly Scarlet (1956), and Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959).
Leaving films behind her in 1959, her typecasting would pay off financially as she became a beauty columnist and writer. She later established herself as a business woman, founding Arlene Dahl Enterprises which marketed lingerie and cosmetics.
She was married six times; her husbands included actors Lex Barker and Fernando Lamas. She is the mother of actor / action star Lorenzo Lamas, and actually made a guest appearance in his film Night of the Warrior (1991).
Washburn High School
University of Minnesota
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Arlene Carol Dahl
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Arlene Carol Dahl (born August 11, 1925) is an American actress and former MGM contract star, who achieved notability during the 1950s. She has three children, the eldest of whom is actor Lorenzo Lamas.
Actress, columnist, cosutme designer
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Lorenzo Lamas (son) (actor)
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Arlene Dahl (11 August 1928).
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Arlene Dahl is married to Marc Rosen, they have been married for 18 months (since 30th July, 1984).
She was married to Rounsevelle W. Schaum from 1969 to 1976, Alexis Lichine from 1964 to 1969, Christian Holmes from 1960 to 1964, Fernando Lamas from 1954 to 1960 and Lex Barker from 1951 to 1952.
She also dated Howard Hughes in 1951, Philip Reed in 1949, John F. Kennedy from 1948 to 1949, Gary Cooper in 1946 and Dick Cowell.
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