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 Arlene Carol Dahl

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Arlene Carol Dahl

Birth
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Death 29 Nov 2021 (aged 96)
Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend, Specifically: Ashes given to family
Memorial ID 234436003 View Source
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Actress. She was best known to film viewers for her roles in such films as "My Wild Irish Rose," (1947) "Slightly Scarlet," (1956) and "Journey to the Center of the Earth." (1959) She studied drama at the University of Minnesota during summer vacations and later went off to Chicago to model lingerie and work as a buyer at a Marshall Field's department store. In the early 1940s, she moved to New York and landed a role in the short-lived 1945 Broadway musical "Mr. Strauss Goes to Boston," then played an ingenue in an off-Broadway production, "Questionable Ladies." Afterwards, she was selected to be a Rheingold Beer Girl for an ad campaign, and studio head Jack Warner spotted her and signed her to a contract at Warner Bros. In 1947, she made her film debut in "Life with Father." Besides "My Wild Rose," "Slightly Scarlet," and "Journey to the Center of the Earth," she went on to appear in such films as "Reign of Terror," (1949) "Scene of the Crime," (1949) "Here Come the Girls," (1953) and "Kisses for My President." (1964) Her numerous film roles made her one of the best known starlets of Hollywood's Golden Age. She made her "small screen" debut in 1954 in an episode of the "Lux Video Theatre." She would go on to appear in such series as "Burke's Law," "One Life to Live," "The Love Boat," and "Renegade." In 1953, she married actor Fernando Lamas and the marriage lasted seven years before they divorced in 1960. She also made numerous appearances on the Broadway theatrical stage. She pursued other areas during her life like writing a newspaper beauty column, founding her cosmetics company, and writing fifteen books about beauty.

Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye


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  • Added: 29 Nov 2021
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