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Dorothea Kent (1916–1990)

Dorothea Kent was born on June 6, 1916 in St. Joseph, Missouri, USA. She was an actress, known for It Started with Eve (1941), The Last Express (1938) and It Happened on Fifth Avenue (1947). She died on December 10, 1990 in Burbank, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

It Started with Eve Jackie Donovan
The Last Express Amy Arden


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 1948 The Babe Ruth Story
Blonde (uncredited)
 1947 It Happened on Fifth Avenue
Margie Temple
 1946 The Missing Lady
Jennie Delaney
 1946 Behind the Mask
Jennie Delaney
 1945 Ten Cents a Dance
Sadie (uncredited)
 1945 Bring on the Girls
Myrtle (uncredited)
 1944 Carolina Blues
Maisie (uncredited)
 1944 Army Wives
 1944 Pin Up Girl
 1943 Stage Door Canteen
Mamie - Jersey's Girl
 1943 King of the Cowboys
Ruby Smith
 1942 Call of the Canyon
Jane Oakley
 1941 It Started with Eve
Jackie Donovan
 1940 No, No, Nanette
 1940 They Drive by Night
Sue (uncredited)
 1940 Cross-Country Romance
 1940 Flight Angels
 1940 Danger Ahead
 1939 Million Dollar Legs
Susie Quinn
 1939 She Married a Cop
Mabel Dunne
 1939 Risky Business
Mary Dexter
 1938 Strange Faces
Maggie Moore
 1938 The Last Express
Amy Arden
 1938 Youth Takes a Fling
 1938 Having Wonderful Time
 1938 Young Fugitives
 1938 Goodbye Broadway
Jeanne Carlyle
 1937 Prescription for Romance
Lola Carroll
 1937 A Girl with Ideas
Isabelle Foster
 1937 Some Blondes Are Dangerous
Rose Whitney
 1937 Carnival Queen
Marion Prescott
 1937 As Good as Married
 1936 More Than a Secretary
Maizie West
 1936 Flying Hostess
Party Girl (uncredited)
 1936 August Week End
Midge Washburne (uncredited)
 1935 Knockout Drops (Short)
 1935 A Returned Engagement (Short)
Babe - the Manicurist (as Dorothy Kent)
 1935 The E-Flat Man (Short)
Elmer's Girl
 1935 It Never Rains (Short)
 1935 Tars and Stripes (Short)
Mack's Girlfriend
 1935 Hayseed Romance (Short)
 1935 The Little Big Top (Short)
 1935 Horses' Collars (Short)
Nell Higginbottom (as Dorothy Kent)
 1934 George White's Scandals
Dancer (uncredited)
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Dorothy Kent

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Supporting actress in B-movies of the 1930s and 40s. A former model, she usually played dumb sidekicks of the heroine. Had one starring role in 'Carnival Queen' (1937) as the owner of a travelling show on the (undercover) trail of crooks, but her high-pitched voice and dizzy blonde persona quickly prompted her return to lower-billed parts.

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