Dorothy Burgess
Date of Birth
Mar 04, 1907
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, CA


The niece of character actress Fay Bainter, Dorothy Burgess was a professional dancer in her mid-teens and a Broadway leading lady at 17. She made her film bow in the early talkie western In Old Arizona (1929), playing the double-dealing Mexican paramour of the roguish Cisco Kid (Warner Baxter). While she continued working in the major studios throughout the 1930s, Dorothy's bid for screen stardom...