Vintage actress Dorothy Janis
Vintage actress Dorothy Janis (Dorothy King). Beautiful American silent film actress Dorothy Penelope Jones was born on February 19, 1912 in Dallas, Texas. Different sources credit her birth year as 1910, and according to them she lived 100 years (the actress died in 2010). Her stunning beauty was noticed at once when she visited her cousin, who worked at the film studio. Dorothy began her short film career at the age of 15. Dorothy’s movie list includes four silents and one talkie film. Dorothy Janis married bandleader Wayne King (21 March 1932 – 16 July 1985) in 1932, with whom she had lived for 53 years, until his death in 1985. Her last years Dorothy lived in Paradise Valley, Arizona. She was buried in the All Saints Episcopal Church Cemetery in Phoenix, Arizona on March 10, 2010.