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Also Known As: Died: March 16, 1988
Born: January 8, 1900 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: North Dakota, USA Profession: actor, acting professor

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Dorothy Adams was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Adams's earliest roles were in film, including "Broadway Musketeers" (1938), the Myron McCormick documentary "The Fight For Life" (1940) and "The Devil Commands" (1941). She also appeared in "The Shepherd of the Hills" (1941) with John Wayne, "Bedtime Story" (1941) with Fredric March and "Lady Gangster" (1942). Her film career continued throughout the forties in productions like "Fallen Angel" (1946), "Sentimental Journey" (1946) and the drama "The Best Years of Our Lives" (1946) with Fredric March. She also appeared in the Don Ameche drama "That's My Man" (1947). Toward the end of her career, she continued to act in the Jack Martin Smith dramatic adaptation "The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit" (1956), the Frank Sinatra western "Johnny Concho" (1956) and "These Wilder Years" (1956). She also appeared in "The Ten Commandments" (1956) and the Van Heflin western "Gunman's Walk" (1958). Adams was most recently credited in "Jonah from Tonga" (HBO, 2013-14). Adams was married to Bryan Foulger. Adams passed away in March 1988 at the age of 88.

Dorothy Adams was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Adams's earliest roles were in film, including "Broadway Musketeers" (1938), the Myron McCormick documentary "The Fight For Life" (1940) and "The Devil Commands" (1941). She also appeared in "The Shepherd of the Hills" (1941) with John Wayne, "Bedtime Story" (1941) with Fredric March and "Lady Gangster" (1942). Her film career continued throughout the forties in productions like "Fallen Angel" (1946), "Sentimental Journey" (1946) and the drama "The Best Years of Our Lives" (1946) with Fredric March. She also appeared in the Don Ameche drama "That's My Man" (1947). Toward the end of her career, she continued to act in the Jack Martin Smith dramatic adaptation "The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit" (1956), the Frank Sinatra western "Johnny Concho" (1956) and "These Wilder Years" (1956). She also appeared in "The Ten Commandments" (1956) and the Van Heflin western "Gunman's Walk" (1958). Adams was most recently credited in "Jonah from Tonga" (HBO, 2013-14). Adams was married to Bryan Foulger. Adams passed away in March 1988 at the age of 88.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Peeper (1976) Mrs Prendergast
2.
 From the Terrace (1960) Mrs. Benziger
3.
 The Big Country (1958) Hannassey woman
4.
 Gunman's Walk (1958) Martha Stotheby
5.
 Unwed Mother (1958) Mrs. Paully
6.
 Hot Rod Rumble (1957) Arny's mother
7.
 The Buckskin Lady (1957) Mrs. Adams
8.
 An Affair to Remember (1957) Settlement worker
9.
 3:10 to Yuma (1957) Mrs. Potter
10.
 The Broken Star (1956) Mrs. Trail
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Education

University of British Columbia: -

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husband:
Bryan Foulger. Actor, director.

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