Dortha Duckworth
Birth Place:
Newton, Kansas

Biography

Most of character actress Dortha Duckworth's nearly 60-year-long career was spent on Broadway in productions such as Goodbye Again, Pippin, and Arsenic and Old Lace. A native of Newton, KS, she moved to New York to study acting in the 1920s. She took her first Broadway bow in 1932. As a much older woman, Duckworth began appearing in television commercials and in the occasional feature film...