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Dorothy Kilgallen

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Dorothy Mae Kilgallen (July 3, 1913 – November 8, 1965) was an American journalist and television game show panelist. She started her career early as a reporter for the Hearst Corporation's New York Evening Journal after spending two semesters at The College of New Rochelle in New Rochelle, New York. In 1938, she began her newspaper column, The Voice of Broadway, which eventually was syndicated to more than 146 papers. She became a regular panelist on the television game show What's My Line? in 1950.

Fact file

  • Born: Dorothy Mae Kilgallen July 3, 1913 Chicago, Illinois
  • Died: November 8, 1965 (aged 52) Manhattan, New York City
  • Cause of death: Apparent alcohol and drug combination overdose
  • Resting place: Gate of Heaven Cemetery Hawthorne, New York
  • Nationality: American
  • Education: Erasmus Hall High School
  • Alma mater: The College of New Rochelle
  • Occupation: Media personality, author, journalist, panelist
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Spouse(s): Richard Kollmar (m. 1940–65)
  • Children: 3

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