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Arlene Dahl ACTOR


Arlene Dahl was born on August 11th, 1928 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, born to Idelle and Rudolph S. Dahl.  After graduating from Washburn High School, Dahl joined a local theater group and also found work as a model for a number of department stores.  She studied for a short time at the University of Minnesota before deciding she wanted to pursue a career in entertainment.
She relocated to Hollywood in the mid 40's and in 1946 was signed to a contract with Warner Brothers.  Her exquisite beauty helped her break into the industry and she used it to her advantage over the course of her career.

Some of her more well know film credits include, "Life With Father" (1947) starring William Powell, Irene Dunne, Elizabeth Taylor, Martin Milner, Edmund Gwenn, Zasu Pitts and James Lydon, "The Bride Goes Wild" (1948) starring Van Johnson, June Allyson, Hume Cronyn and Una Merkel, "Reign of Terror" (1949) starring alongside Robert Cummings, Richard Basehart, Charles McGraw, Beulah Bondi and Richard Hart, "Three Little Words" (1950) starring with Fred Astaire, Red Skelton, Vera Ellen and Debbie Reynolds, "Woman's World" (1954) also starring Clifton Webb, Lauren Bacall, Van Heflin, Fred MacMurray, June Allyson and Cornel Wilde, "Slightly Scarlet" (1956) co-starring John Payne, Rhonda Fleming, Kent Taylor and Ted de Corsia, "Journey to the Center of the Earth" (1959) starring with Pat Boone, James Mason, Peter Ronson, Diane Baker, Thayer David and Alan Napier, "Night of the Warrior" (1991) starring Robin Antin and Michael Ballew and her final film appearance was in, "Air America" (1999) starring her real life son Lorenzo Lamas, Scott Plank, Diane Barton and Arthur Roberts.
During the 1950's Arlene Dahl appeared on the TV panel game show "What's My Line" hosted by John Daly andin the 60's starred in Burke's Law with Gene Barry.  In addition to her career as an actress, Dahl also pursued a career as a beauty columnist and writer.  She also later founded Arlene Dahl Enterprises which marketed such products as lingerie and cosmetics.
Arlene Dahl has married a total of six times.  Her first husband was Lex Barker whom she wed in 1951 however by 1952 this marriage came to an end.  She then married actor Fernando Lamas in 1954 and they had one child, actor Lorenzo Lamas, before divorcing in 1960.  Her third husband was Chris Holmes from 1960 through 1964 and produced another child.  Her fourth time to wed was in 1964 to Alexis Lichine but again by 1969 another marriage ended.  She chose to wed for a fifth time to Rounsevelle W. Schaum in 1969 and after having her third child with him they divorced in 1976.  Currently she is married to her sixth husband, Marc Rosen since 1984.

1999   Air America 

1995-1997  Renegade
1995   All My Children

1991   Night of the Warrior 

1979-1987  The Love Boat 
1981-1984  One Life to Live 

1981   Fantasy Island 

1976   Jigsaw John 
1971   Deadly Dream 

1971   Love, American Style

1969   The Pleasure Pit
1969   Land Raiders

1969   Du blĂ© en liasses

1967   Les poneyttes 
1965   Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre 

1963-1965  Burke's Law

1964   Kisses for My President 

1960   Riverboat 

1959   Journey to the Center of the Earth
1958   Opening Night 

1957   She Played with Fire 

1956   Wicked as They Come 
1956   Slightly Scarlet

1954-1955  The Ford Television Theatre 

1954-1955  Lux Video Theatre 
1954   Bengal Brigade 

1954   Woman's World 

1953   The Diamond Queen 
1953   Here Come the Girls 

1953   Sangaree

1953   Jamaica Run 
1953   Desert Legion

1952   Caribbean

1951   No Questions Asked
1951   Inside Straight

1950   Watch the Birdie 

1950   Three Little Words 
1950   The Outriders 

1950   Ambush 

1949   Reign of Terror
1949   Scene of the Crime

1948   A Southern Yankee 

1948   The Bride Goes Wild 
1947   My Wild Irish Rose

1947   Life with Father 

Matinee Classics - A Southern Yankee starring Red Skelton, Brian Donlevy, Arlene Dahl, George Coulouris, Lloyd Gough, John Ireland, Minor Watson, Charles Dingle, Art Baker, Reed Hadley, Arthur Space and Joyce Compton
Matinee Classics - The Black Book starring Robert Cummings, Richard Basehart, Richard Hart, Arlene Dahl, Arnold Moss, Norman Lloyd, Charles McGraw, Beulah Bondi and Jess Barker

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