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Also Known As: Died: March 28, 1974
Born: July 15, 1905 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Allenhurst, New Jersey, USA Profession: Music ... lyricist librettist
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Dorothy Fields made quite a career for herself as an Academy Award-winning musician. In 1928, she wrote her first Broadway lyrics. Fields began her entertainment career with her music featured in films like the Robert Montgomery adaptation "Love in the Rough" (1930). Fields won an Academy Award for "Roberta" in 1935. Fields won a Music (Song) Academy Award for "Swing Time" in 1936. Fields was also credited in "Another Woman" (1988) starring Gena Rowlands, "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" (1988) and "Everybody's All American" with Jessica Lange (1988). She also was recognized in "Tap" (1989). Fields's music was most recently featured in the Bradley Cooper dramatic adaptation "Serena" (2015). Fields was married to Eli Lahm and had one child. Fields passed away in March 1974 at the age of 69.

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