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Dora Weissman (1881–1974)

Dora Weissman was born on December 25, 1881. She was an actress, known for The Panic in Needle Park (1971), Goodyear Playhouse (1951) and The Hospital (1971). She was married to Anshel Shorr. She died on May 21, 1974 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »


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Known For

The Panic in Needle Park Pawnshop Lady
Goodyear Playhouse Mrs. Davis
The Hospital Lady in the Hospital
Guerrilla Girl Toula, Nina's maid


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 1971 The Hospital
Lady in the Hospital
 1971 The Panic in Needle Park
Pawnshop Lady
 1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Woman Sitting on Step
- The Night the Saints Lost Their Halos (1962) ... Woman Sitting on Step
 1959 Play of the Week (TV Series)
 1959 The World of Sholom Aleichem (TV Movie)
 1959 Middle of the Night
Lucy Lockman
 1954-1957 The Goldbergs (TV Series)
Mrs. Herman / Johanna
- Moving Day (1957) ... Mrs. Herman
- Molly's Fish (1956) ... Mrs. Herman
- Molly the Matchmaker (1956) ... Mrs. Herman
- Social Butterfly (1955) ... Mrs. Herman
- Common Sense (1954) ... Johanna
 1955 Star Tonight (TV Series)
- Not for Me (1955) ... Mother
 1954 The Elgin Hour (TV Series)
Mrs. Perlman
- Hearts and Hollywood (1954) ... Mrs. Perlman
 1952-1954 Repertory Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Kline
- The Mother (1954) ... Mrs. Kline
- Holiday Song (1953)
- Holiday Song (1952)
 1953 Guerrilla Girl
Toula, Nina's maid
 1952 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
Mrs. Davis
- Holiday Song (1952) ... Mrs. Davis
 1935 Shir Hashirim

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Dora Weisswan

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Her father, Reuben Weissman, was a Yiddish playwright and a founder of the Hebrew Actors' Union. Her mother was Anna (nee Rothstein) Weissman. Sister of actress/writer Bessie Weissman.

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