Dorothy Malone Movies List

Dorothy Malone
Dorothy Malone
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Actor Dorothy Malone Filmography

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The Adventures of Errol Flynn
Director: David Heeley
Release date: 05-04-2005
Basic Instinct
Basic Instinct ( English )
Director: Paul Verhoeven
Music Director: Jerry Goldsmith
Release date: 20-03-1992
Rest In Pieces
Rest In Pieces ( English )
Artist: Lorin Jean Vail , Dorothy Malone
Release date: 10-08-1987
He's Not Your Son
He's Not Your Son ( English )
Director: Don Taylor
Music Director: Charles Fox
Release date: 03-10-1984
El ser
El ser ( English )
Artist: Martin Landau , Marianne Gordon , Bill Osco , José Ferrer , Dorothy Malone
Director: Jackie Kong
Music Director: Don Preston
Release date: 18-11-1983
The Day Time Ended
The Day Time Ended ( English )
Director: John 'Bud' Carlos
Release date: 01-11-1980
Winter Kills
Winter Kills ( English )
Director: William Richert
Release date: 11-05-1979
Katie: Portrait of A Centerfold
Director: Robert Greenwald
Release date: 23-10-1978
Golden Rendezvous
Golden Rendezvous ( English )
Director: Ashley Lazarus , Freddie Francis
Release Year: 1978
Rich Man, Poor Man
Rich Man, Poor Man ( English )
Music Director: Alex North
Release Year: 1976
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Dorothy Malone Biography

Dorothy Malone was an American actress. Malone's film career began in the mid 1940s, and in her early years she played small roles, mainly in B movies. After a decade in films, she began to acquire a more glamorous image, particularly after her performance in Written on the Wind (1956), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Her film career reached its peak by the beginning of the 1960s, and she achieved later success with her television role of Constance MacKenzie on Peyton Place from 1964 to 1968. Less active in her later years, Malone returned to film in 1992 as the friend of Sharon Stone's character in Basic Instinct. Malone was born Dorothy Eloise Maloney in Chicago, Illinois. The family moved to Dallas, Texas, where she worked as a child model and began acting in school plays at Ursuline Convent and Highland Park High School. While performing at Southern Methodist University, she was spotted by a talent agent for RKO and was signed to a studio contract, making her film debut in 1943 in The Falcon and the Co-Eds. Much of Malone's early career was spent in supporting roles in B movies, many of them Westerns, although on occasion she had the opportunity to play small but memorable roles, such as that of a brainy, lusty, bespectacled bookstore clerk in The Big Sleep (1946) with Humphrey Bogart, and the love interest of Dean Martin in the musical-comedy Artists and Models (1955). By 1956, Malone had transformed herself into a platinum blonde and shed her good girl image when she co-starred with Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, and Robert Stack in director Douglas Sirk's melodrama Written on the Wind. Her portrayal of the dipso-nymphomaniac daughter of a Texas oil baron won her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. As a result she was offered more substantial roles in Too Much, Too Soon, where she portrayed Diana Barrymore, Man of a Thousand Faces (with James Cagney), and Warlock (with Henry Fonda and Richard Widmark). Additional screen credits include The Tarnished Angels (in which she reunited with former co-stars Hudson and Stack and director Sirk), The Last Voyage (with Stack), and The Last Sunset (with Hudson). In the 1963-1964 season, Malone guest starred on Jack Palance's ABC circus drama The Greatest Show on Earth. Thereafter, she became a household name when she accepted the lead role of Constance MacKenzie on the ABC primetime serial Peyton Place, on which she starred from 1964 through to 1968. (There was, however, a brief stretch where she was absent because of surgery, and the announcement was made on the air that Lola Albright was filling in until the return of Dorothy Malone. Dorothy Malone's character could not be written off the show then.) She had a featured role in the miniseries Rich Man, Poor Man (1976). Her last screen appearance came as a mother convicted of murdering her family in Basic Instinct (1992), appearing with Michael Douglas and Sharon Stone. Malone was married and divorced three times. From her first marriage to actor Jacques Bergerac she had two daughters, Mimi and Diane. Her star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame is located at 1718 Vine. Malone, in retirement, was known to be living in Dallas, Texas in 2009.

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