Dorothy

Dorothy is a girl name and means gift of God. It is a Greek name and its pronunciation is \d(o)-ro-thy\. Other similar names and variants include: Dasha, Dasya, Dodie, Dody, Doe, Doll, Dolley, Dolli, Dollie, Dolly, Doortje, Dora, Doretta, Dori, Doria, Dorika, Dorinda, Dorit, Dorita, Doritha, Dorlisa, Doro, Doronit, Dorota, Dorotea, Dorotha, Dorothea, Dorothee, Dorrit, Dortha, Dorthea, Dorthy, Dory, Dosha, Dosya, Dot, Dottey, Dottie, Dotty, Tea, Thea. Dorothy is a very popular first name for women (#10 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#19719 out of 88799).
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Here’s a list of VIPs named Dorothy:

  • Dorothy Dandridge (actress) born on November 9, 1922.
  • Dorothy Boyd (actor) born on April 14, 1907.
  • Dorothy Hamill born on July 26, 1956.
  • Dorothy Stratten (actor) born on February 28, 1960.
  • Dorothy Malone born on January 30, 1925.
  • Dorothy Malone (actress) born on January 30, 1925.
  • Dorothy Oja born on July 29, 1947.
  • Dorothy McGuire (singer) born on February 13, 1928.
  • Dorothy Ann Puzo (director)
  • Dorothy Lyman (director) born on April 18, 1947.
Based on our intensive research on international Census data we identified the number of babies named Dorothy over the years and Dorothy's popularity rank:

Famous actors named Dorothy and their movies

Dorothy Malone
Dorothy Malone

Born on January 30, 1925

  • Age: 98
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • No. of movies: 35
Colorado Territory

Colorado Territory

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Joel McCrea, Virginia Mayo, Dorothy Malone, Henry Hull

Tip on a Dead Jockey

Tip on a Dead Jockey

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Robert Taylor, Dorothy Malone, Marcel Dalio, Martin Gabel

Law and Order

Law and Order

Directed by: Nathan Juran

Starring: Ronald Reagan, Dorothy Malone, Preston Foster, Alex Nicol

Flaxy Martin

Flaxy Martin

Directed by: Richard L. Bare

Starring: Virginia Mayo, Zachary Scott, Dorothy Malone, Tom D'Andrea

Dorothy Dandridge
Dorothy Dandridge

Born on November 9, 1922

  • Age: 100
  • Birth sign: Scorpio
  • No. of movies: 8
Carmen Jones

Carmen Jones

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Harry Belafonte, Dorothy Dandridge, Pearl Bailey, Olga James

Country: United States of America

The Harlem Globetrotters

Directed by: Phil Brown, Will Jason

Starring: Harlem Globetrotters, Thomas Gomez, Dorothy Dandridge, Bill Walker

The Decks Ran Red

The Decks Ran Red

Directed by: Andrew L. Stone

Starring: James Mason, Dorothy Dandridge, Broderick Crawford, Stuart Whitman

Malaga

Directed by: Laslo Benedek

Starring: Trevor Howard, Dorothy Dandridge, Edmund Purdom, Michael Hordern

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Famous directors named Dorothy and their movies

Dorothy Arzner
Dorothy Arzner
  • No. of movies: 22

Dance, Girl, Dance

Directed by: Dorothy Arzner, Roy Del Ruth

Starring: Maureen O'Hara, Louis Hayward, Lucille Ball, Virginia Field

Paramount on Parade

Directed by: Dorothy Arzner, Otto Brower, Edmund Goulding, Victor Heerman, Edwin H. Knopf, Rowland V. Lee, Ernst

Starring: Jean Arthur, Clara Bow, Maurice Chevalier, Gary Cooper

Country: United States of America

Ten Modern Commandments

Directed by: Dorothy Arzner

Starring: Esther Ralston, Neil Hamilton, Arthur Hoyt, Jocelyn Lee

Get Your Man

Directed by: Dorothy Arzner

Starring: Clara Bow, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Josef Swickard, Josephine Dunn

Dorothy Lyman
Dorothy Lyman

Born on April 18, 1947

  • Age: 76
  • Birth sign: Aries
  • No. of movies: 4
The Nanny: The Complete Series

The Nanny: The Complete Series

Directed by: Dorothy Lyman

Split Ends

Split Ends

Directed by: Dorothy Lyman

The Nanny: Season 4

The Nanny: Season 4

Directed by: Dorothy Lyman

Split Ends

Split Ends

Directed by: Dorothy Lyman

Dorothy Ann Puzo
Dorothy Ann Puzo
  • No. of movies: 2
Cold Steel

Cold Steel

Directed by: Dorothy Ann Puzo

Cold Steel

Directed by: Dorothy Ann Puzo

Starring: Brad Davis, Sharon Stone, Jonathan Banks, Jay Acovone

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Famous writers named Dorothy and their books

Dorothy Eden
Dorothy Eden

Born on April 3, 1912

  • Age:
  • Birth sign: Aries
  • No. of books: 6
The American Heiress

The American Heiress

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Dorothy Allison
Dorothy Allison

Born on April 12, 1949

  • Age: 74
  • Birth sign: Aries
  • No. of books: 5
Trash

Trash

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Cavedweller: A Novel

Cavedweller: A Novel

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Dorothy Canfield
Dorothy Canfield
  • No. of books: 4
Understood Betsy - Illustrated

Understood Betsy - Illustrated

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The Home-Maker

The Home-Maker

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The Brimming Cup

The Brimming Cup

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This book features six novels by Dorothy Canfield Fisher. She was a best-selling American author during the first decades of the 20th century and a strong advocate for women's rights and racial equality.

Dorothy Erskine
Dorothy Erskine
  • No. of books: 4
The Crystal Boat

The Crystal Boat

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The Pink Hotel

The Pink Hotel

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Dust jacket notes: "It is a large, if admittedly quite peculiar, world, and there are all kinds of people in it, especially in resort hotels during season.

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