Birth Name: Mary Dorothy Maloney
Date of Birth: January 29, 1924
Place of Birth: Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
Date of Death: January 19, 2018
Place of Death: Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Ethnicity: Irish, possibly some English
Dorothy Malone was an American actress. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Written on the Wind (1956).
Dorothy was the daughter of Esther Emma “Eloise” (Smith) and Robert Ignatius Maloney, an auditor for ATT telephone company. She had two children with her former husband, French actor and business executive Jacques Bergerac.
Dorothy’s paternal grandparents were Patrick J. Maloney and Mary A. Patrick was Irish. Mary was born in Illinois, to Irish parents.
Dorothy’s maternal grandparents were Soloman S. Smith and Margaret O’Neal (the daughter of Emma). Margaret’s father was Irish.
Dorothy’s father on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Travel record of Dorothy’s mother – https://www.familysearch.org
Dorothy’s mother’s family on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org