Dorothy Malone

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.

Sources: Genealogies of Dorothy Malone –

Dorothy’s father on the 1900 U.S. Census –

Travel record of Dorothy’s mother –

Dorothy’s mother’s family on the 1900 U.S. Census –

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