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Also Known As: Dorothy Wilma Davis, Dorothy Patrick Davis Died: May 30, 1987
Born: June 3, 1921 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: St Boniface, Manitoba, CA Profession: actor, model, personnel counselor

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Dorothy Patrick was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1939, she won Jesse Lasky's "Gateway to Hollywood" contest. Patrick's career in acting began with her roles in various films like "New Orleans" (1947), the biopic "Till the Clouds Roll By" (1947) with Robert Walker and "Come to the Stable" (1949). She also appeared in "Follow Me Quietly" (1949). She continued to work steadily in film throughout the fifties, appearing in "711 Ocean Drive" (1950) with Edmond O'Brien, the Louis Hayward crime feature "House By the River" (1950) and "Desert Passage" (1952). She also appeared in "Retreat, Hell!" (1952). Film continued to be her passion as she played roles in the comedy "Half a Hero" (1953) with Red Skelton, "Torch Song" (1953) and the dramatic adaptation "Men of the Fighting Lady" (1954) with Van Johnson. She also appeared in "Las Vegas Shakedown" (1955) with Dennis O'Keefe. Patrick more recently acted in the crime picture "Violent Saturday" (1955) with Victor Mature. Patrick's husband was Harold Hammerman. Patrick passed away in May 1987 at the age of 66.

Dorothy Patrick was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1939, she won Jesse Lasky's "Gateway to Hollywood" contest. Patrick's career in acting began with her roles in various films like "New Orleans" (1947), the biopic "Till the Clouds Roll By" (1947) with Robert Walker and "Come to the Stable" (1949). She also appeared in "Follow Me Quietly" (1949). She continued to work steadily in film throughout the fifties, appearing in "711 Ocean Drive" (1950) with Edmond O'Brien, the Louis Hayward crime feature "House By the River" (1950) and "Desert Passage" (1952). She also appeared in "Retreat, Hell!" (1952). Film continued to be her passion as she played roles in the comedy "Half a Hero" (1953) with Red Skelton, "Torch Song" (1953) and the dramatic adaptation "Men of the Fighting Lady" (1954) with Van Johnson. She also appeared in "Las Vegas Shakedown" (1955) with Dennis O'Keefe. Patrick more recently acted in the crime picture "Violent Saturday" (1955) with Victor Mature. Patrick's husband was Harold Hammerman. Patrick passed away in May 1987 at the age of 66.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 The Peacemaker (1956) Edith Sawyer
2.
 Las Vegas Shakedown (1955) Dorothy Reid
3.
 The View from Pompey's Head (1955) Meg Page
4.
 Violent Saturday (1955) Helen
5.
 Thunder Pass (1954) Murdock
6.
 The Outlaw Stallion (1954) Mary Saunders
7.
 Men of the Fighting Lady (1954) Mrs. Dodson
8.
 The Bad and the Beautiful (1953) Arlene
9.
 Torch Song (1953) Martha
10.
 Savage Frontier (1953) Elizabeth Webb
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husband:
Lynn Patrick. Pro hockey player. Divorced, in Hockey Hall of Fame.
husband:
Sterling Bowen. Dentist.
husband:
J Hugh Davis. Advertising exec.
husband:
Harold Hammerman.
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