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Actress Doris Dowling, June 18

Actress Doris Dowling, the brunette who made her screen debut as the hooker in Billy Wilder's classic 1945 drama The Lost Weekend, died Friday, June 18, 2004 in Los Angeles. She was 81. She also was cast as Alan Ladd's adulterous wife in The Blue Dahlia in 1946. In Italy, director Giuseppe de... AP/ file