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Dorothy Provine
Birth: Jan. 20, 1935
Lawrence County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Apr. 25, 2010
Kitsap County
Washington, USA

Actress. Born to a businessman and an interior designer, she was raised in Washington. She was educated at the University of Washington, where she received a BA in Theater Arts and began performing in several amateur stage productions. After co-hosting a TV quiz show in Seattle, she launched her Hollywood career during the late-1950s, appearing in guest roles on many popular programs including "Lawman", "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" and "Wagon Train". During that period, she made her big screen debut in the B-movie "The Bonnie Parker Story" (1958), and appeared in the film "The 30-Foot Bride of Candy Rock" (1959), most noted for being Lou Costello's last movie. In 1959, she signed a contract with Warner Brothers and reached the pinnacle of her TV career, as she had featured roles in the series "The Alaskans" (1959 to 1960) and "The Roaring 20's" (1960 to 1962). She will perhaps be best remembered by movie audiences for her part as Milton Berle's wife in the star-studded 1963 picture "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World". This was followed with memorable roles in the films "The Great Race" (1965), "That Darn Cat!" (1965), "Who's Minding the Mint?" (1967) and "Never a Dull Moment" (1968). She retired from the entertainment industry during the mid-1970s, and lived a quiet life with her husband director Robert Day. She died from complications of emphysema. (bio by: C.S.) 
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  Robert Day (1922 - 2017)*
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Cremated, Ashes scattered.
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Apr 27, 2010
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Dorothy Provine
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Dorothy Provine
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
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