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Dorothy Lamour

(Mary Leta Dorothy Slaton)
Born: 12/10/1914
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana

Best known for her roles in the Road movies with Bob Hope and Bing Crosby, Lamour, with her clingy sarongs, was a popular pin-up during World War II. In addition to her seven Road movies, which include Road to Zanzibar and Road to Morocco, Lamour's films include Typhoon and Duffy's Tavern. During World War II, she toured the country selling $300 million in United States War Bonds.

Dorothy Lamour
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Died: 9/22/1996

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