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Also Known As: Died: April 25, 2010
Born: January 20, 1937 Cause of Death: emphysema
Birth Place: Deadwood, South Dakota, USA Profession: actor

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Actress Dorothy Provine appeared on the big screen many times over the course of her Hollywood career. In 1958, she made her feature debut in "Live Fast, Die Young." In 1959, she played the title role in "The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock" opposite Lou Costello. Provine started her acting career landing roles in films, such as "The Bonnie Parker Story" (1958), "Riot in Juvenile Prison" (1959) with Jerome Thor and "The 30-Foot Bride of Candy Rock" (1959). Provine worked in television around the start of her acting career with a role on "The Alaskans" (ABC, 1959-1960). Her passion for acting continued to her roles in projects like the comedy "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" (1963) with Spencer Tracy and the Jack Lemmon comedy "Good Neighbor Sam" (1964). She also appeared in the TV special "The Bob Hope Show (01/24/62)" (NBC, 1961-62). She also worked in television during these years, including a part on "The Roaring Twenties" (ABC, 1960-62). In the latter half of her career, she continued to act in the Hayley Mills comedic adaptation "That Darn Cat" (1965), the Jack Lemmon comedy adventure "The Great Race" (1965) and "One Spy Too Many" (1966) with Robert Vaughn. She also appeared in "Who's...

Actress Dorothy Provine appeared on the big screen many times over the course of her Hollywood career. In 1958, she made her feature debut in "Live Fast, Die Young." In 1959, she played the title role in "The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock" opposite Lou Costello. Provine started her acting career landing roles in films, such as "The Bonnie Parker Story" (1958), "Riot in Juvenile Prison" (1959) with Jerome Thor and "The 30-Foot Bride of Candy Rock" (1959). Provine worked in television around the start of her acting career with a role on "The Alaskans" (ABC, 1959-1960). Her passion for acting continued to her roles in projects like the comedy "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" (1963) with Spencer Tracy and the Jack Lemmon comedy "Good Neighbor Sam" (1964). She also appeared in the TV special "The Bob Hope Show (01/24/62)" (NBC, 1961-62). She also worked in television during these years, including a part on "The Roaring Twenties" (ABC, 1960-62). In the latter half of her career, she continued to act in the Hayley Mills comedic adaptation "That Darn Cat" (1965), the Jack Lemmon comedy adventure "The Great Race" (1965) and "One Spy Too Many" (1966) with Robert Vaughn. She also appeared in "Who's Minding the Mint?" (1967). Provine more recently appeared in "The Sound of Anger" (NBC, 1968-69). Provine was married to Robert Day and had one child. Provine passed away in April 2010 at the age of 73.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Never a Dull Moment (1968) Sally Inwood
2.
 Who's Minding the Mint? (1967) Verna Baxter
3.
 Kiss the Girls and Make Them Die (1967) Susan Fleming
4.
 One Spy Too Many (1966) Tracey Alexander
5.
 The Great Race (1965) Lily Olay
6.
 That Darn Cat (1965) Ingrid Randall
7.
 Good Neighbor Sam (1964) Minerva Bissell
8.
 Wall of Noise (1963) Ann Conroy
9.
 It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) Emmeline Finch
10.
 Riot in Juvenile Prison (1959) Babe
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1958:
Had the title role in the film "The Bonnie Parker Story"
1958:
Made her feature debut in "Live Fast, Die Young"
1959:
Made her TV series debut playing Rocky Shaw, the saloon singer, in "The Alaskans" (ABC)
1964:
Played Jack Lemmon's wife in the comedy "Good Neighbor Sam"
1959:
Played the title role in "The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock" opposite Lou Costello
1960:
Starred as Pinky Pinkham, the singing and dancing star, in the TV series "The Roaring Twenties" (ABC)
1965:
Co-starred in "That Darn Cat!" and "The Great Race"
:
Spotted by a Warner Bros. talent scout while attending college
:
After graduating college, moved to L.A. and screen tested at Warner Bros.
1968:
Last film, "Never a Dull Moment"
1963:
Played Milton Berle's wife and Ethel Merman's daughter in "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World"
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Education

University of Washington: Spokane, Washington -

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husband:
Robert Day. Director. British; married c. 1968.

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son:
Robert Day Jr. Musician. Born c. 1970; performs with the band Dark Dead Mind.

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