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Gloria Dickson

Gloria Dickson
from the film Lady of Burlesque (1943)
Born Thais Alalia Dickerson
(1917-08-13)August 13, 1917
Pocatello, Idaho, U.S.
Died April 10, 1945(1945-04-10) (aged 27)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Cause of death
house fire
Years active 1937-1945
Spouse(s) Perc Westmore
(m.1938-1941; divorced)
Ralph Murphy
(m.1941-1944; divorced)
William Fitzgerald
(m.1944-1945; her death)

Gloria Dickson (August 13, 1917 – April 10, 1945) was an American stage and screen actress of the 1930s and 1940s.

Life and career

Born in asphyxiation; flames had seared her lungs, and her body had suffered first and second degree burns.[1] She is buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.


Stage credits

  • Wise Tomorrow (1937)


  1. ^ "The Private Life and Times of Gloria Dickson". Retrieved 2008-07-10. 

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