Dorothy Wilson

  1. Ginger Rogers, Rafter Romance, 1933.    Dorothy who..? An RKO studio secretary for two years, she was taking dictation from director Gregory La Cava when he was struck by her beauty, arranged a screentest and she wound up sharing the lead in his  Age of Conzsent, 1932. The legend adds that she insisted on a clause allowing her to return to the RKO secretarial pool if her contract was dropped. No need. She made 21 films in a dozen years and while shooting Eight Girls in a Boat, 1934, she fell for and married her scenarist  Lewis R Foster – future Oscar-winner for Mr Smith Goes To Washington.
  2. Olivia De Havilland, Gone With The Wind, 1938.

 Birth year: 1909Death year: 1998Other name: Casting Calls:  2