Monday, 7 June 2010

A Matter of Time: Dolores Gray

(07/06/1924 – 26/06/2002)

Dolores Gray was an American stage and film actress, who also had a very successful music career, including singing Marilyn Monroe’s part on the Decca records soundtrack album of ‘There's No Business Like Show Business’ in 1954. She also made a guest appearance in Doctor Who.

• Gray played the character of Mrs Remington in the Sylvester McCoy episode ‘Silver Nemesis’, which was her last televised role.
• During her acting career, she earned the Tony Award for her role in ‘Carnival in Flanders’, even though this ran for only six performances.
• She died of a heart attack in Manhattan in 2002, at the age of 78.

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