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Dolores Gray


Singer, Actress

(1924 - 2002)

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Dolores Gray was introduced on radio at the age of 15 by Rudy Vallee. She made her Broadway debut in Seven Lively Arts (1944) and was in the UK production of Annie Get Your Gun (1945) for three years. She appeared on several TV variety shows in 1952 and in 1953 won a Tony for Carnival in Flanders in which she introduced “Here’s That Rainy Day.”

After dubbing Marilyn Monroe on the soundtrack album* of There’s No Business Like Show Business (1954), she appeared in three MGM films, It’s Always Fair Weather (1955), Kismet (1955), and The Opposite Sex (1956) for which she also sang the title tune over the credits. She made her last film, Designing Woman, in 1957. In 1973 she returned to the UK to appear in Gypsy and in Stephen Sondheim’s Follies in 1987.

*Marilyn Monroe’s voice on the Decca soundtrack album was replaced because Monroe’s voice was under contract with another record company.

- Sandra Burlingame


Spotlight on Dolores Gray

Dolores Gray



Americans In London 1947 - 1951: Original London Cast Recordings From Oklahoma! (1947) / Annie Get Your Gun (1947) / Carousel (1950) / Zip Goes A Million (1951)

George Formby, Howard Keel, Stephen Douglass, Dolores Gray, Betty Jane Watson, Warde Donovan, Iva Withers



Stairway to the Stars (Original 1989 London Cast)

Tony Martin, Dorothy Lamour, Lorna Luft, Jane Russell, Dolores Gray



There's No Business Like Show Business: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Irving Berlin, Donald O'Connor, Ethel Merman, Marilyn Monroe, Mitzi Gaynor



Two on the Aisle (1951 Original Broadway Cast)

Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green



Destry Rides Again (1959 Original Broadway Cast)

Harold Rome, Elizabeth Watts



Afterglow/Warm Brandy

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Reading and Viewing

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Gregory Peck, Lauren Bacall, Dolores Gray

Designing Woman (1957)

DVD


Dolores Gray

Dolores Gray - Bell Telephone Hour Appearances 1959-1965

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Gene Kelly, Dan Dailey, Cyd Charisse, Dolores Gray

It's Always Fair Weather (1955)

VHS


Howard Keel, Ann Blyth, Dolores Gray

Kismet (1955)

VHS


June Allyson, Joan Collins, Dolores Gray

The Opposite Sex (1956)

VHS

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