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Dot Farley

From Wikipedia Dot Farley (February 6, 1881 – May 2, 1971) was an American film actress. She appeared in 280 films between 1910 and 1950. Mainly known for her roles in short comedies, prolific with Mack Sennett in the silent days; she was later notable as the Mother-in-law of Edgar Kennedy in most of his series of short films at the RKO studios. She was born in Chicago, Illinois and died in South Pasadena, California.

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Feb 6, 1881 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Ranchman's Vengeance 1911-05-14
Latest Project:
Movie The File on Thelma Jordon 1949-11-04
Known For
Poster of The Women
Poster of Breakfast at Sunrise
Poster of So This Is Paris
Poster of Boy of Mine
Movie The File on Thelma Jordon Woman Prisoner (Uncredited) 1949-11-04
Movie Variety Time Edgar's Mother-in-Law (from "I'll Build It Myself") (archive footage) 1948-08-21
Movie Do or Diet Florence's Mother 1947-02-10
Movie Motor Maniacs Florence's Mother 1946-07-26
Movie It's Your Move Florence's Mother 1945-08-10
Movie The Big Beef Florence's Mother 1945-10-19
Movie Prunes and Politics Mrs. Eloise Farley 1944-01-07
Movie Radio Rampage Florence's Mother 1944-03-28
Movie San Fernando Valley Hattie O'Toole 1944-09-15
Movie Feather Your Nest Florence's Mother 1944-10-23
Movie Hold Your Temper Edgar's Mother-in-Law 1943-02-05
Movie Hot Foot Mother-in-Law 1943-05-15
Movie Obliging Young Lady Bird Lover Who Did Paper on Shrikes (uncredited) 1942-04-01
Movie Cooks and Crooks Sally's Mother 1942-06-05
Movie Duck Soup Florence's Mother 1942-12-18
Movie Cat People Mrs. Agnew (uncredited) 1942-12-05
Movie Look Who's Laughing Mary Blaize (uncredited) 1941-11-21
Movie I Stole a Million (uncredited) 1939-08-01
Movie $1,000 a Touchdown Hysterical Woman (uncredited) 1939-10-04
Movie The Women Large Woman (uncredited) 1939-09-01
Movie The Road to Reno Mrs. Brumleigh (as Dorothy Farley) 1938-08-01
Movie Slander House Mrs. Willis 1938-10-04
Movie Lawless Valley Anna 1938-11-03
Movie Love Is News Woman Wanting Steve's Autograph (uncredited) 1937-02-26
Movie We Have Our Moments Unknown 1937-03-28
Movie Too Many Wives Mrs. Potts 1937-04-09
Movie Gasoloons Florence's Mother 1936-01-03
Movie Will Power Mother 1936-03-05
Movie Wanted: Jane Turner Landlady 1936-12-04
Movie Dummy Ache Florence's Mother 1936-07-10
Movie Brick-a-Brac Mother 1935-01-18
Movie Edgar Hamlet Florence's Mother 1935-07-04
Movie False Pretenses Mrs. Smythe 1935-10-21
Movie In Love at 40 Florence's Mother 1935-08-29
Movie Diamond Jim Unknown 1935-09-01
Movie Bridal Bail Mrs. Jones - June's Mother 1934-02-09
Movie Love on a Ladder Florence's Mother 1934-03-18
Movie Down to Their Last Yacht Passenger with Diamond Bracelets (uncredited) 1934-08-31
Movie Wrong Direction Edgar's Mother-in-Law 1934-05-18
Movie Poisoned Ivory Florence's Mother 1934-11-16
Movie Good Housewrecking Unknown 1933-06-15
Movie Quiet Please! Florence's Mother 1933-08-10
Movie Curtain at Eight Ella - Party Guest 1933-10-01
Movie While Paris Sleeps Concierge 1932-05-08
Movie Trapped in Tia Juana Aunt Emma 1932-08-14
Movie Lawyer Man Client Paying $5,000 Fee (uncredited) 1932-12-24
Movie Fish Feathers Florence's Mother 1932-12-16
Movie The Law of the Tong Madam Duval 1931-12-15
Movie Road To Paradise Lola 1930-07-20
Movie The Third Alarm Unknown 1930-11-17
Movie Little Accident Mrs.Van Dine 1930-08-03
Movie Marquis Preferred Unknown 1929-01-27
Movie Divorce Made Easy 1929-07-06
Movie The Garden of Eden Monte Carlo Telephone Operator (uncredited) 1928-02-04
Movie Lady Be Good Unknown 1928-05-06
Movie The Code of the Scarlet Widow Malone 1928-07-01
Movie His Unlucky Night Mrs. Trotter 1928-08-12
Movie Celebrity Mother 1928-07-10
Movie The Shamrock and the Rose Mrs. Kelly 1927-04-14
Movie The Overland Stage Aunt Viney 1927-01-31
Movie The King of Kings Maidservant of Caiaphas 1927-04-19
Movie His First Flame Mrs. Benedict 1927-05-02
Movie The Climbers Juana 1927-05-03
Movie Breakfast at Sunrise Telephone Operator (uncredited) 1927-10-23
Movie The Grand Duchess and the Waiter The Countess Prascovia Avaloff 1926-02-21
Movie Memory Lane Maid 1926-02-01
Movie Matrimony Blues Unknown 1926-05-02
Movie So This Is Paris Madame Moreau (uncredited) 1926-07-31
Movie Golf Widows Unknown 1926-12-12
Movie The Family Upstairs Unknown 1926-08-29
Movie Money Talks Mrs. Chatterton 1926-05-10
Movie Breaking the Ice The Maid 1925-04-04
Movie Dr. Pyckle and Mr. Pryde Townswoman 1925-07-30
Movie The Red Kimona The Inquisitive One 1925-11-16
Movie A Woman of the World Mrs. Bierbauer 1925-12-28
Movie The Signal Tower Cousin Gertie 1924-07-19
Movie Picking Peaches The Customer 1924-02-02
Movie The Enemy Sex Ida Summers 1924-08-25
Movie So Big Widow Paarlenburg 1924-12-28
Movie Tea: With a Kick! Mrs. Juniper 1923-08-26
Movie When Knights Were Cold (uncredited) 1923-02-12
Movie The Acquittal Maid 1923-11-19
Movie Boy of Mine Unknown 1923-12-30
Movie Bright Eyes The Ambitious Mother 1921-12-24
Movie An Elephant on His Hands 1920-11-27
Movie The Poor Rich Cleaners The Cook 1918-10-09
Movie Even Unto Death Unknown 1914-11-01
Movie A Life in the Balance The Landlord's Wife 1913-04-14
Movie A Deaf Burglar 1913-03-13
Movie A Fishy Affair Neighbor 1913-04-24
Movie On His Wedding Day The Bride 1913-03-31
Movie Wine The Woman 1913-11-13
Movie Some Nerve The Wife 1913-12-25
Movie Bangville Police Della's Mother 1913-04-24
Movie The Gusher Party Guest (uncredited) 1913-12-14
Movie Fatty Joins the Force Fatty's Sweetheart 1913-11-23
Movie The Ranchman's Vengeance Marie 1911-05-14