Become a digitalPLUS subscriber. $12 for 12 weeks.

Topics

Marlene Dietrich
Young-at-heart 'Golden Girl' Jackie Dunphy keeps on dancing
Young-at-heart 'Golden Girl' Jackie Dunphy keeps on dancing

Dolores "Jackie" Dunphy, who celebrated her 85th birthday last month, is a dancer by heart. Born Aug. 19, 1926 at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Dolores lived in Baltimore near Patterson Park with her parents, a sister and a brother. She attended school at St. Patrick's, on Broadway and Bank streets, and Eastern High School, then went to Howard Community College. A Baltimore native who lived her formative years in Charm City, tap dancing became much more important to her than just a a way to spend her retirement years. Dunphy is the driving force behind the Golden Girls entertainment group, which has performed locally for years. She talks about those topics and more in Melba's...

Loading