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Also Known As: Dorothy Gwendolyn Strible Died: April 1, 1980
Born: October 30, 1889 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA Profession: actor

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Actress Dorothy Phillips appeared in a variety of films over the course of her Hollywood career. Phillips began her career with roles in "Man - Woman - Marriage" (1921) and "Upstage" (1926). She then acted in "The Postman Always Rings Twice" (1946) with Lana Turner, the crime flick "Violent Saturday" (1955) with Victor Mature and "The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit" (1956). She also appeared in the western "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" (1962) with James Stewart. Phillips was most recently credited in "Degrassi High" (PBS, 1987-1992). Phillips was married to Alan Holubar. Phillips passed away in April 1980 at the age of 91.

Actress Dorothy Phillips appeared in a variety of films over the course of her Hollywood career. Phillips began her career with roles in "Man - Woman - Marriage" (1921) and "Upstage" (1926). She then acted in "The Postman Always Rings Twice" (1946) with Lana Turner, the crime flick "Violent Saturday" (1955) with Victor Mature and "The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit" (1956). She also appeared in the western "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" (1962) with James Stewart. Phillips was most recently credited in "Degrassi High" (PBS, 1987-1992). Phillips was married to Alan Holubar. Phillips passed away in April 1980 at the age of 91.

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 Violent Saturday (1955) Bank customer
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 Father of the Bride (1950) Woman in dream seq
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 The Cross of Lorraine (1944) Woman in village
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 Mrs. Parkington (1944) Pedestrian, mining town
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 Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood (1942) Old lady
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husband:
Alan Holubar. Director. Died 1923.

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Tony Scott ( 2006-03-17 )

Source: The Stars of Hollywood Forever

A former stage actress, Dorothy and her husband Allen Holubar were two of the screen's most prominent players, she the star, he the director. Dorothy was also known in Hollywood as one of the most warm hearted, approachable stars in the business. After the advent of sound, Dorothy's career gradually faded and she could be seen in a handful of films as an extra. Although a major star in her time and one of the best loved of that era her passing was barely mentioned, other than in local papers.

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