Dorothy Adams


Actor
Dorothy Adams

About

Birth Place
North Dakota, USA
Born
January 08, 1900
Died
March 16, 1988

Biography

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...

Family & Companions

Bryan Foulger
Husband
Actor, director.

Biography

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.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Peeper (1976)
Mrs Prendergast
From the Terrace (1960)
Mrs. Benziger
Gunman's Walk (1958)
Martha Stotheby
The Big Country (1958)
Hannassey woman
Unwed Mother (1958)
Mrs. Paully
An Affair to Remember (1957)
Settlement worker
3:10 to Yuma (1957)
Mrs. Potter
The Buckskin Lady (1957)
Mrs. Adams
Hot Rod Rumble (1957)
Arny's mother
The Ten Commandments (1956)
Hebrew woman at Rameses' gate/Slave woman
The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956)
Mrs. Hopkins' maid
Johnny Concho (1956)
Sarah Dark
The Broken Star (1956)
Mrs. Trail
These Wilder Years (1956)
Aunt Martha
Three for Jamie Dawn (1956)
Helen March
The Killing (1956)
Ruth O'Reilly
The Prodigal (1955)
Carpenter's wife
Many Rivers to Cross (1955)
Mrs. Crawford
There's No Business Like Show Business (1954)
Nurse
Fort Osage (1952)
Mrs. Winfield
The Winning Team (1952)
Ma Alexander
Carrie (1952)
Carrie's mother
Jet Job (1952)
Mrs. Kovak
The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)
Farmer's wife
Home Town Story (1951)
Nurse
The First Legion (1951)
Mrs. Dunn
The Outriders (1950)
Farmer's wife
The Cariboo Trail (1950)
Nurse
Paid in Full (1950)
Emily Burroughs
Montana (1950)
Mrs. Kitty Maynard
The Jackpot (1950)
Saleslady
Samson and Delilah (1950)
Down to the Sea in Ships (1949)
Miss Hopkins
Not Wanted (1949)
Mrs. Kelton
He Walked by Night (1948)
Housewife
The Sainted Sisters (1948)
Widow Davitt
That's My Man (1947)
Millie
The Trouble with Women (1947)
Henry's mother
The Foxes of Harrow (1947)
Sara Fox
Unconquered (1947)
Townswoman
Nocturne (1946)
Tenant
Sentimental Journey (1946)
Martha
The Inner Circle (1946)
Mrs. Wilson
Miss Susie Slagle's (1946)
Mrs. Johnson
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
Mrs. Cameron
O.S.S. (1946)
Claudette
Captain Eddie (1945)
Nurse
The Falcon in San Francisco (1945)
Chambermaid
Keep Your Powder Dry (1945)
WAC seamstress
Circumstantial Evidence (1945)
Bolger's wife
Fallen Angel (1945)
Bathing Beauty (1944)
Miss Hanney/Co-ed
Laura (1944)
Bessie Clary
Since You Went Away (1944)
Nurse
So Proudly We Hail! (1943)
Lieut. Irma Emerson
Lady Gangster (1942)
Deaf Annie
Dr. Gillespie's New Assistant (1942)
Mrs. Alberts
The Gay Sisters (1942)
Nurse
Joe Smith, American (1942)
Nurse
Back Street (1941)
Mrs. Brown
Affectionately Yours (1941)
Hospital attendant
Glamour Boy (1941)
Mrs. Devin
One Foot in Heaven (1941)
Penny Serenade (1941)
Mother
Whistling in the Dark (1941)
Mrs. Farrell
Bedtime Story (1941)
Betsy
My Life with Caroline (1941)
Mrs. Rodwell
The Devil Commands (1941)
Mrs. Marcy
Dance Hall (1941)
Waitress
The Shepherd of the Hills (1941)
Elvy
The Flame of New Orleans (1941)
Cousin
Tobacco Road (1941)
Bank clerk
Highway West (1941)
Wife
A Child Is Born (1940)
Nurse
Nobody's Children (1940)
We Who Are Young (1940)
Nurse
Lucky Partners (1940)
Maid in apartment
Cross-Country Romance (1940)
Tourist's wife
Untamed (1940)
Third nurse
The Women (1939)
Miss Atkinson
Disputed Passage (1939)
Nurse
On Borrowed Time (1939)
Florist
Calling Dr. Kildare (1939)
Mother
Broadway Musketeers (1938)
Anna

Cast (Short)

A Boy and His Dog (1946)
Phantoms, Inc. (1945)
Dark Shadows (1944)
One Against the World (1939)

Life Events

Companions

Bryan Foulger
Husband
Actor, director.

Bibliography