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Dorris Bowdon
Birth: Dec. 27, 1914
Coldwater (Tate County)
Tate County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Aug. 9, 2005
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actress. She was the widow of Oscar-nominated screenwriter Nunnally Johnson. She was also the grandmother of actor Jack Johnson who played Will Robinson in the feature film version of "Lost in Space." She is best remembered for her performance as Rose-of-Sharon in John Ford's classic film "The Grapes of Wrath." Also she worked with director Ford in "Young Mr. Lincoln" and "Drums Along the Mohawk." She retired after making 1943's "The Moon is Down," also written by Johnson and based on another Steinbeck novel. (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
 
Burial:
Westwood Memorial Park
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: A portion of her ashes were scattered at sea
 
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Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Aug 11, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11517848
Dorris Bowdon
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Dorris Bowdon
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
 
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