Sandra Dorne
Date of Birth
Jun 19, 1925
Birth Place:
Keighley, Yorkshire, England


Who better to play the slatternly Suky Tawdry in Peter Brooks' 1952 film version of The Beggar's Opera than British "blonde bombshell" Sandra Dorne? Though never as famous as such sex symbol contemporaries as Diana Dors and Marilyn Monroe, Dorne worked steadily in films well into the late '80s, nearly always cast as trollops, good-time girls, and "other women." In the later stages of her film...