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Dorothy Parker

Dorothy Parker was an American poet and critic of the mid-20th century, famous for her sardonic wit and quotable one-liners like "Men seldom make passes at girls who wear glasses." Dorothy Parker wrot…

The Parkers

UPNMonday 8:30–9:00 p.m.Cast:Mo'Nique, Countess Vaughn, Loretta Devine, and Dorien Wilson This spin-off of UPN's hit Moesha finds Kim Parker (Vaughan) heading off to college at Santa Mon…

Dorothy Stratten

Name at birth: Dorothy Ruth HoogstratenDorothy Stratten was murdered by her husband, Paul Snider, just months after she was named the 1980 Playboy Playmate of the Year. She was just 20 years old. Dor…

Dorothy Dandridge

Dorothy Dandridge is the Oscar-nominated actress whose career as a leading lady was curtailed by racism and personal problems in the 1950s. As teens, Dorothy and her sister Vivian were part of an act…

Dorothy Hamill

Dorothy HamillBorn: July 26, 1956Figure skater won Olympic gold medal and world championship in 1976; Ice Capades headliner from 1977-84; bought the financially-strapped Ice Capades in 1993 an…

Dorothy Lamour

Dorothy Lamour (Mary Leta Dorothy Slaton)actressBorn: 12/10/1914Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana Best known for her roles in the Road movies with Bob Hope and Bing Crosby, Lamour, with her …

Dorothy Day

Dorothy Day was co-founder of a community of activists who published a newspaper while feeding, sheltering and living with the poor of New York City. The group and its paper, both called The Catholic …

Dorothy McGuire

Dorothy McGuireactressBorn: 6/14/1919Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska Dorothy McGuire made her stage debut at the age of 13 (opposite a young Henry Fonda) in A Kiss For Cinderella in her hometown of Omaha.…

Dorothy Sayers

Dorothy Leigh Sayers introduced her monocle-wearing detective character, Lord Peter Wimsey, in the 1923 novel Who's Body? Comfortably wealthy, Oxford-schooled, a lover of wine and fine cars, Wimsey wa…

Dorothy Thompson

Dorothy Thompson journalistBorn: 1893Birthplace: Lancaster, New York She became a suffragist while attending Syracuse University, where she earned an AB degree in 1914. After World War I, Thompson wen…