Dolores Gray

  • Performer

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Dolores Gray was an American actress and singer known for her work in both stage musicals and films. Born on June 7, 1924, in Chicago, Illinois, Gray began her career as a cabaret singer before making her Broadway debut in the musical "Two on the Aisle" in 1951. Her performance in the show earned her critical acclaim and established her as a rising star. Gray went on to star in several successful Broadway musicals, including "Carnival in Flanders" (1953) and "Destry Rides Again" (1959). She was praised for her powerful voice, sophisticated style, and commanding stage presence. Her performances were known for their charisma, wit, and versatility, as she effortlessly transitioned between comedic and dramatic roles. In addition to her stage work, Gray also appeared in a number of films, including "Kismet" (1955) and "It's Always Fair Weather" (1955), where she showcased her singing and acting talents. She was often cast as the glamorous leading lady or the strong and independent woman. Gray's career spanned several decades, and she continued to perform on stage and screen until her retirement in the 1980s. Her contributions to the world of musical theater and entertainment have left a lasting impact, and she is remembered as a talented performer who brought elegance and charm to her roles. Dolores Gray passed away on June 26, 2002, leaving behind a legacy of memorable performances and a celebrated career in show business.}

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Personal Info

Birth Date: June 7, 1924
Birth Location: Chicago, IL
Death Date: June 26, 2002
Death Location: New York, NY
Cause of Death: heart attack

Stage & Film

Performance

Broadway At the Bowl
Concert Performance (1988)
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  • Cast
Follies
London Premiere (1987)
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  • Carlotta Campion
Star Dust
Concert Reading (1987)
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  • Cast
42nd Street
Original Broadway Production (1980)
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  • Dorothy Brock (replacement: Jun 17, 1986 - Jan 18, 1987)
42nd Street
1st National Tour (1982)
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  • Dorothy Brock (replacement: 1984)
Going Hollywood
Workshop (1983)
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  • Helen Hobart
All Dressed Up
World Premiere (1982)
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  • Cast
Gypsy
Summer Stock Tour (1982)
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  • Rose
Gypsy
Paper Mill Playhouse Production (1976)
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  • Rose
Gypsy
London Production (1973)
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  • Rose (replacement: Dec 17, 1973 - Mar 2, 1974)
Sherry!
Original Broadway Production (1967)
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  • Lorraine Sheldon
Annie Get Your Gun
St. Louis MUNY Production (1962)
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  • Annie Oakley
Destry Rides Again
Original Broadway Production (1959)
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  • Frenchy
Kismet
Film Version (1955)
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  • Lalume
Carnival in Flanders
Original Broadway Production (1953)
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  • Cornelia
Two on the Aisle
Original Broadway Production (1951)
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  • Star
Annie Get Your Gun
London Production (1947)
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  • Annie Oakley
Sweet Bye and Bye
Closed on the road (1946)
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  • Diana Janeway
Are You With It?
Original Broadway Production (1945)
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  • Bunny La Fleur
Fun for the Money
Los Angeles Production (1941)
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  • Performer

Commercial Audio

Performance

Two on the Aisle
Original Cast (not listed yet)
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  • Cast
Destry Rides Again
Original Broadway Cast (1959)
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  • Frenchy
Kismet
Soundtrack (1955)
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  • Cast
Annie Get Your Gun
Original London Cast (1947)
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  • Annie Oakley
Follies
London Cast (1987)
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  • Carlotta Campion

Private Audio

Performance

Broadway At the Bowl
Original Cast (1988)
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  • Cast
Star Dust
Original Cast (1987)
...
  • Cast
Follies
London Cast (1987)
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  • Carlotta Campion
42nd Street
National Tour Replacement Cast (1984)
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  • Dorothy Brock
All Dressed Up
World Premiere Cast (1982)
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  • Cast
Gypsy
Summer Stock Tour Cast (1982)
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  • Rose
42nd Street
Original Broadway Cast (Previews) (1980)
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  • Dorothy Brock
Gypsy
London Replacement Cast Excerpts (1974)
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  • Rose
Sherry!
Original Broadway Cast (1967)
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  • Lorraine Sheldon
Sherry!
Pre-Broadway Cast (Boston) (1967)
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  • Lorraine Sheldon
Going Hollywood
Workshop Cast (1983)
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  • Helen Hobart

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Dolores Gray was an American actress and singer known for her work in both stage musicals and films. Born on June 7, 1924, in Chicago, Illinois, Gray began her career as a cabaret singer before making her Broadway debut in the musical "Two on the Aisle" in 1951. Her performance in the show earned her critical acclaim and established her as a rising star. Gray went on to star in several successful Broadway musicals, including "Carnival in Flanders" (1953) and "Destry Rides Again" (1959). She was praised for her powerful voice, sophisticated style, and commanding stage presence. Her performances were known for their charisma, wit, and versatility, as she effortlessly transitioned between comedic and dramatic roles. In addition to her stage work, Gray also appeared in a number of films, including "Kismet" (1955) and "It's Always Fair Weather" (1955), where she showcased her singing and acting talents. She was often cast as the glamorous leading lady or the strong and independent woman. Gray's career spanned several decades, and she continued to perform on stage and screen until her retirement in the 1980s. Her contributions to the world of musical theater and entertainment have left a lasting impact, and she is remembered as a talented performer who brought elegance and charm to her roles. Dolores Gray passed away on June 26, 2002, leaving behind a legacy of memorable performances and a celebrated career in show business.}

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Personal Info

Birth Date: June 7, 1924
Birth Location: Chicago, IL
Death Date: June 26, 2002
Death Location: New York, NY
Cause of Death: heart attack

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Marriage & Family

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