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Dolores Costello
Birth: Sep. 17, 1903
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 1, 1979
San Diego County
California, USA

Actress. She had her screen debut in 1911. Appearing in numreous pictures throughout the 1910s and the early 1920s mostly with her father and sister. Relocated to Hollywood, Costello met her future husband John Barrymore on the set of "The Sea Beast" (1926). During their lengthy kissing scene in this picture Dolores fainted in Barrymore's arms. They married in 1928 despite the misgivings of her mother who would die the following year at the age of forty five. In 1939, following the divorce from Barrymore (because of Barrymore's drinking problems), Costello married Dr. John Vruwink, the obstetrician who deliverd both of her children and with whom John accused her of having an affair. After being forced into early retirement due to the damage caused by her skin's extreme reaction to the the studio's harsh makeup. Costello lived in semi-seclusion on her Southern Californian avocado farm, "Fall Brook Ranch", where a lot of her memorabilia and papers from both the Barrymore and Costello families were destroyed in a flood. (bio by: MC) 
Family links: 
  Maurice Costello (1877 - 1950)
  Mae Costello (1882 - 1929)
  John Sidney Barrymore (1882 - 1942)
  John Drew Barrymore (1932 - 2004)*
  Dolores Costello (1903 - 1979)
  Helene Costello (1906 - 1957)*
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Emphysema 

Calvary Cemetery
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Section D, Lot 877
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Apr 29, 1999
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