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Dorothy Morris (I) (1922–2011)

This young, pleasant actress was under contract to MGM during the war years. Dorothy Morris was groomed by the studio starting in 1941 and for the first couple of years barely earned a screen credit. She rose gradually in the ranks to secondary ingenue roles as the daughter or friend of the star. She was pretty, delicate-looking and fairly demure ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Human Comedy Mary Arena
Seconds Mrs. Filter
The Power of the Resurrection Mary, Sister of Lazarus
Down in San Diego Mildred Burnette


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 1971 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Parent #2
- A Passing of Torches (1971) ... Parent #2 (uncredited)
 1970 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
- So Long, Baby, and Amen (1970) ... Mother (uncredited)
 1970 Dragnet 1967 (TV Series)
Dorothy Haven / Betty Matthews
- Burglary: The Son (1970) ... Dorothy Haven
- Burglary: Helpful Woman (1970) ... Betty Matthews
 1966 Seconds
Mrs. Filter
 1964-1965 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Mrs. Wingate / Lola
- The Indian Girl Story (1965) ... Mrs. Wingate
- The Kate Crawley Story (1964) ... Lola
 1963-1964 The Lieutenant (TV Series)
Mrs. Gates / Mrs. Talbot
- In the Highest Tradition (1964) ... Mrs. Gates
- The Alien (1963) ... Mrs. Talbot
 1963 This Is the Life (TV Series)
Donna Connors
- The Operation (1963) ... Donna Connors
 1962 Shannon (TV Series)
Margaret Lund
- Uneasy Debt (1962) ... Margaret Lund
 1959-1962 Rawhide (TV Series)
Laverne Mushgrove / Mrs. Kincaid
- The Child-Woman (1962) ... Laverne Mushgrove
- Incident at Dangerfield Dip (1959) ... Mrs. Kincaid
 1960 Tightrope (TV Series)
Mrs. Williams
- The Long Odds (1960) ... Mrs. Williams
 1960 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Mildred Norbert
- Star Witness (1960) ... Mildred Norbert
 1959 Border Patrol (TV Series)
Lucy Tyler
- In a Deadly Fashion (1959) ... Lucy Tyler
 1958 The Power of the Resurrection
Mary, Sister of Lazarus
 1958 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series)
Shirley Watson
- The Baby Contest (1958) ... Shirley Watson
 1958 Macabre
Alice Wetherby Barrett
 1957 Casey Jones (TV Series)
- The Gunslinger (1957) ... Emma
 1957 Navy Log (TV Series)
Nurse Frances LaPierre
- The Decoy (1957) ... Nurse Frances LaPierre
 1957 Whirlybirds (TV Series)
Charlotte Davis
- Operation Blue Hen (1957) ... Charlotte Davis
 1957 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Nora Blaine
- Millionaire Dr. Alan March (1957) ... Nora Blaine
 1946 Little Miss Big
Kathy Bryan
 1945 Club Havana
 1945 Our Vines Have Tender Grapes
Ingeborg Jensen
 1945 Main Street After Dark
Rosalie Dibson (as Dorothy Ruth Morris)
 1944 Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo
Jane (as Dorothy Ruth Morris)
 1944 Rationing
Dorothy Tuttle
 1944 None Shall Escape
Janina Paeierkowski
 1943 Cry 'Havoc'
Sue West
 1943 I Dood It
Gracie, an Usherette (uncredited)
 1943 Someone to Remember
Lucia Stanton
 1943 Young Ideas
 1943 Pilot #5
Hannah Pritchard (uncredited)
 1943 The Human Comedy
Mary Arena
 1943 The Youngest Profession
 1942 Keeper of the Flame
Forward American Girl (uncredited)
 1942 Dr. Gillespie's New Assistant
Wife (uncredited)
 1942 Seven Sweethearts
Peter Van Maaster
 1942 Calling All Pa's (Short)
Mrs. Joe Thunderstruck
 1942 The Magic Alphabet (Short)
Secretary (uncredited)
 1942 Somewhere I'll Find You
Woman in Private Dining Room (uncredited)
 1942 Maisie Gets Her Man
Frawley Frolics Girl (uncredited)
 1942 Tarzan's New York Adventure
Hat Check Girl (uncredited)
 1942 Barbee-Cues (Short)
 1942 Rio Rita
Gas Station Attendant (uncredited)
 1942 This Time for Keeps
Edith Bryant
 1942 What About Daddy? (Short)
The Wife (uncredited)
 1942 We Were Dancing
Claire Bentley (uncredited)
 1942 We Do It Because- (Short)
Nancy (uncredited)
 1941 Babes on Broadway
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
 1941 Design for Scandal
Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1941 Strange Testament (Short)
Miss Cissie Lerand (uncredited)
 1941 The Chocolate Soldier
Autograph Seeker (uncredited)
 1941 Down in San Diego
Mildred Burnette
 1941 When Ladies Meet
Second Autograph Seeker (uncredited)
 1941 Whistling in the Dark
Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1941 Her First Beau
Shirley (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Dorothy Ruth Morris

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Growing up in Hollywood was such fun. My kindergarten teacher got me started acting, and once I got the feel of being someone else, I couldn't stop. I acted in everything I could all through grammar school, junior high, and then Hollywood High. I received good feedback from everyone, and being a sensitive and shy person, I found it extremely fulfilling.


Currently resides in Palm Springs, California. See more »

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