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Mitzi the Dolphin
Birth: 1958
Death: 1972

Animal Actor. Mitzi was the original 'Flipper.' She played the role in the film, "Flipper" in 1963, and the television series from 1964 to 1968. She died in 1972 of a heart attack at the age of 14. Her grave is marked by the statue of a life-sized dolphin, and a small plaque nearby that reads, 'Dedicated to the memory of Mitzi. The original Flipper.' (bio by: K) 
Dolphin Research Institute And Center
Monroe County
Florida, USA
Plot: on an island 2 miles from Miami in the Florida Keys called Grassy Key
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Record added: Mar 24, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7288646
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