New Orleans, Louisiana
Place of Death
Los Angeles, California
Cause of Death
Claim to Fame
Road to Singapore
Vocal Pop, Popular Music Entry, Traditional Pop, Tin Pan Alley Pop
Carefree, Whimsical, Stylish, Theatrical, Campy, Sensual, Fun, Indulgent
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In addition to being Miss New Orleans in 1931, Dorothy Lamour worked as a Chicago elevator operator; band vocalist for her first husband, band leader Herbie Kaye; and radio performer. In 1936 she donned her soon-to-be-famous sarong for her debut at Paramount, The Jungle Princess (1936), and continued to play female Tarzan-Crusoe-Gauguin-girl-with make-up parts through the war years and beyond. The most famous of these was in the popular Bob Hope/Bing Crosby "Road" pictures - a strange combination of adventure, slapstick, ad-libs and Hollywood inside jokes. Of these she said, "I was the happiest and highest-paid straight woman in the business." As she aged, however, the quality of her films dropped. Among her serious films were Johnny Apollo (1940) and A Medal for Benny (1945).
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Mary Leta Dorothy Slaton
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Chesterfield Cigarettes (Magazine Advertisement) , Woodbury Cold Cream
John Watson Slaton
Bob Hope, Linda Darnell, Carole Landis, Greta Garbo, Betty Grable
Clarence Lambour (step father)
Dorothy Lamour (December 10, 1914 – September 22, 1996) was an American actress and singer. She is best remembered for appearing in the Road to... movies, a series of successful comedies starring Bing Crosby and Bob Hope.
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passed away on 22nd Sep 1996 aged 81. |||
Dorothy Lamour passed away on 22nd Sep 1996 aged 81. Her last relationship was when Dorothy Lamour and James Stewart dated for 1 year after getting together in 1947.
Dorothy Lamour was previously married to William Ross Howard III (1943 - 1978) and Herbie Kaye (1935 - 1939).
She was also in relationships with James Stewart (1947 - 1948), Greg Bautzer (1939), John Howard (1939), Bob Ritchie (1939), Randolph Scott (1938), Frank Borzage, Philip Reed, J. Edgar Hoover, David Remar ( - present), Cary Grant ( - present) and Rudy Vallee ( - present).
Dorothy Lamour had 2 children, John Ridgely (70) and Richard Thompson (66).
Dorothy Lamour is a 81 year old American Actress. Born Mary Leta Dorothy Slaton on 10th December, 1914 in New Orleans, Louisiana, she is famous for Road to Singapore in a career that spans 1933–1995. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
Dorothy Lamour was in 19 on-screen matchups, notably with Alan Ladd in Wild Harvest (1947), Bob Hope in Road to Rio (1947), Barry Sullivan in Rainbow Island (1944), Bing Crosby in Road to Zanzibar (1941) and Brian Donlevy in The Lucky Stiff (1949).
Dorothy Lamour is a member of the following lists:
Actresses from Palm Springs, California,
Actresses from New Orleans, Louisiana and
Actresses from Louisiana.
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