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Dorothy Tree
Birth: May 21, 1906
Brooklyn
Queens County
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 13, 1992
Englewood
Bergen County
New Jersey, USA

American Actress, Voice Teacher and Writer Born the eldest of three she attended Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Her parents had immigrated to the United States from Austria their native tongue was Yiddish. In 1926 she took the name Dorothy Tree and began her stage career and went on to appear in six plays on Broadway. She was very diverse in her acting skills from playing the wife of Bela Lugosi's Dracula (1931) to playing the sister-in-law to Raymond Massey's Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940). Her last movie was The Family Secret in 1951 with John Derek and Lee J. Cobb. In 1952, Tree and her husband, Michael Uris, were branded as communists and blacklisted due to the HUAC testimony of playwright/screenwriter Bernard C. Schoenfeld. In 1952 she began a new career by teaching voice and diction in New York. She published four books. Everybody's Book of Better Speaking (1960); To Sing in English, a Guide to Improved Diction (1971); A Woman's Voice: A Handbook to Successful Private and Public Speaking (1975); and Say it Again: Dorothy Uris' Personal Collection of Quotes, Comment & Anecdotes (1979). She died at the age of 85 in Englewood, New Jersey.  (bio by: Cemetery Cop) 
 
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Brookside Cemetery
Englewood
Bergen County
New Jersey, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 27, 2012
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