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Kathryn Adams

Actor from United States of America

Kathryn Adams Doty (born July 15, 1920) is a retired American actress. She was born as Kathryn Elizabeth Hohn in New Ulm, Minnesota. In 1939, she competed in the national finals of the Jesse L. Lasky radio contest, "Gateway to Hollywood", then remained in California begin a film career under the name of Kathryn Adams. One of her most notable roles was as "Mrs. Brown", the young mother in Alfred Hitchcock's 1942 film Saboteur. She married fellow actor Hugh Beaumont (who starred in the TV sitcom Leave It to Beaver) in 1942, with whom she had three children - Hunter, Kristy, and Mark. She later earned a Master's Degree in Educational Psychology and had a career as a psychologist. After a divorce from Beaumont in 1974, she married Fred Doty and now resides in her native Minnesota. Her husband, Rev. Doty, died in 2010. Kathryn Adams Doty has written two novels, A Long Year of Silence and Wild Orphan. A Long Year of Silence, set in New Ulm, Minnesota, during World War I, was a finalist for the Minnesota Book Award and winner of the 2005 Midwest Book Award. A third book, Becoming the Mother of Me, describes her life growing up as a minister's daughter and her trip to Hollywood and  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Kathryn Elizabeth Hohn,Kathryn Doty,Kathryn Adams Doty
Date of birth
1920-07-15
Place of birth
New Ulm
Nationality
United States of America
Spouse(s)
Hugh Beaumont Fred Doty
Profession
Actor

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