Delores SuttonShow Count: 2
Series Count: 0
Role: Old Time Radio Star
Born: February 4, 1927, New York City, New York, USA
Died: May 11, 2009, New York City, New York
Dolores Sutton (February 4, 1927 — May 11, 2009) was an American actress, writer and playwright. Born in New York City as Dolores Lila Silverstein to Benjamin and Mary Silverstein, she graduated from New York University in 1948 with a B.A. in Philosophy. Her career spanned seven decades and encompassed television, stage and movie roles.
While working on her M.A. degree, Sutton wrote a radio script (Siblings), sold it to NBC, and landed the voice role. This started her career as an actress and writer. She was also a playwright.
Her first television appearance came on the Jack Benny Program (1950) playing golf as an elderly lady in a gag scene. When Benny asked how old she was, she wobbled off with her cane and said, "39 just like you". She was known on daytime television with featured roles on Valiant Lady as Diane Emerson Soames (1954–55), Date with Life (1955), andFrom These Roots as Luisa Corelli (1959–60). She also had recurring roles on more recent soap operas such as As the World Turns, The Edge of Night, Ryan's Hope, All My Children and General Hospital.
She appeared in such films as Nine Miles to Noon, The Trouble with Angels (and its sequel, Where Angels Go, Trouble Follows), Crimes and Misdemeanors, Tales from the Darkside: The Movie and Crossing Delancey.