Dorothy Clara Louise Haas was a German-American actress and singer who played in German and American films. After moving to the United States, she often appeared in Broadway plays. She became a naturalized US citizen and married Al Hirschfeld, a noted portraitist and caricaturist in New York City.
|Born:||April 29, 1910, Hamburg, Germany|
|Died:||September 16, 1994, New York City, U.S.|
|Spouse(s):||John Brahm (m. 1937, div. 1941), Al Hirschfeld, (m. 1943)|
|IMDb:||Dolly Haas’s IMDb|
About Dolly Haas
Known for her roles in such early twentieth-century American and German movies as, respectively, The Virtuous Sinner and Das häßliche Mädchen (The Ugly Girl), she also appeared in professional stage productions of Lute Song (in 1946) and Crime and Punishment (in 1947).
She grew up in Hamburg, Germany, as the daughter of an English father and a German mother. She began her career in such German films as Eine Stunde Glück and Dolly Macht Karriere.
She co-starred with Yul Brynner in the 1946 tour of the musical Lute Song.
After divorcing German cinema and theatre director John Brahm, she married American caricature artist Al Hirschfeld. She and Hirschfeld welcomed a daughter named Nina in the mid 1940s.
She was a close friend of legendary director Alfred Hitchcock, who cast her in his early 1950s film, I Confess.
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