Guest performer on popular shows
Dorothy Green, 88, a television actress who made a career as a guest
performer on such popular prime-time series as "My Three Sons,"
"Marcus Welby, M.D." and "Ironside," died May 8 at her home in Los
Angeles [California] of natural causes after suffering a heart attack,
said her granddaughter, Laurel Green.
She was best known as a dramatic actress who appeared on detective
series and westerns such as "Hopalong Cassidy" and "Gunsmoke." She
also had guest roles in lighter fare starting with five episodes of
"Disneyland" in the late 1950s and moving on to "The Love Boat" 30
Green dipped into daytime television in 1975 when she played Jennifer
Elizabeth Brooks in an episode of "The Young and the Restless."
"Dorothy Green was a journeyman actress," Hollywood publicist Dale
Olson said this week. "She was very competent. Dorothy was always
Born Dorothy Hufford in Los Angeles on January 12, 1920, she began her
acting career at the Pasadena [California] Playhouse.