Dorothy Provine – MovieActors.com
Provine in THE GREAT RACE.
About Dorothy Provine (1937 – 2010)
Dorothy Provine was born on January 20, 1937, in Deadwood, South Dakota. She died on April 25, 2010, in Bremerton, Washington, because of emphysema.
In 1958, Dorothy landed the role of the notorious femme bank robber, in the low budget "B" film, THE BONNIE PARKER STORY.
Provine became one of the more visible female faces on TV during the late 1950s and 60s. Dorothy Provine is best remembered for her role as Pinky Pinkham, the Charleston-dancing flapper in the Warner Bros. adventure series, ROARING 20'S (1960).
In 1963, Dorothy co-starred in the all-star IT'S A MAD MAD MAD MAD WORLD.
Provine made her last silver screen appearance was alongside Dick Van Dyke, in NEVER A DULL MOMENT; (1968). Dorothy abruptly left the business in 1969, after marrying director Robert Day, who was involved in several of the TARZAN movies of the 1960s.
Dorothy Provine's notable movie credits include...
NEVER A DULL MOMENT (1968)
ONE SPY TOO MANY (1966)
THAT DARN CAT (1965)
THE GREAT RACE (1965)
IT'S A MAD MAD MAD MAD WORLD (1963)
THE 30 FOOT BRIDE OF CANDY ROCK (1959)
Dorothy Provine (left) in IT'S A MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD, WORLD.
Dorothy Provine in THE GREAT RACE.