Jacqueline Dalya (August 3, 1918 – November 25, 1980) was an American film and stage actress who began her career in the 1940s, appearing in films and on Broadway.
|Born||August 3, 1918|
New York City, U.S.
|Died||November 25, 1980 (aged 62)|
(m. 1941; div. 1944)
(m. 1949; died 1971)
Dalya was born August 3, 1918 in New York City.
She appeared in numerous films in the 1940s, including Viva Cisco Kid, Primrose Path, One Million B.C., The Gay Caballero, Sky Raiders, Lady from Louisiana, Blood and Sand, Charlie Chan in Rio, A Tragedy at Midnight, I Married an Angel, The Secret Code, Submarine Base, So's Your Uncle, Crazy House, Flesh and Fantasy, Mystery of the 13th Guest, Voice in the Wind, Bathing Beauty, Song of Mexico, Queen of Burlesque, Adventures of Casanova, Mystery in Mexico, and Smugglers' Cove.
On Broadway, Dalya appeared in The French Touch (1945) and Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep (1950). In 1947, she made newspaper headlines after being injured while giving autographs to fans in New York City; when a fan grabbed her ankle and jerked it, Dalya fell, hit her head on the sidewalk, and suffered a skull fracture.
Dalya married screenwriter William Conselman in January 1941 in Las Vegas, Nevada. They were divorced in 1944. She wed lyricist Bob Hilliard in 1949, and they remained married until his death in 1971.
|1939||Honeymoon in Bali||Hat Check Girl||Uncredited|
|1940||Viva Cisco Kid||Helena||Uncredited|
|1940||Primrose Path||Dalya - Carmelita's Friend||Uncredited|
|1940||One Million B.C.||Ataf|
|1940||The Gay Caballero||Carmelita|
|1941||Sky Raiders||Innis Clair|
|1941||Lady from Louisiana||Pearl|
|1941||Blood and Sand||Gachi|
|1941||Charlie Chan in Rio||Lola Dean|
|1942||A Tragedy at Midnight||Rita||Uncredited|
|1942||I Married an Angel||Olga||Uncredited|
|1942||Cairo||Female Theatre Attendant||Uncredited|
|1942||The Secret Code||Linda||Serial, [Chs.1,3,5,12-15]|
|1943||Behind Prison Walls||Mimi|
|1943||Mission to Moscow||Russian Girl||Uncredited|
|1943||All by Myself||Bathing Model||Uncredited|
|1943||Submarine Base||Judy Pierson|
|1943||So's Your Uncle||Garter Girl|
|1943||Crazy House||Grown-Up Sandy||Uncredited|
|1943||Flesh and Fantasy||Angel||Uncredited|
|1943||Mystery of the 13th Guest||Marjory Morgan|
|1944||Voice in the Wind||Portuguese Girl|
|1944||Bathing Beauty||Maria Dorango|
|1944||Gran Hotel||Mrs. White|
|1945||Song of Mexico||Eve Parker|
|1946||Queen of Burlesque||Dolly DeVoe|
|1948||The Treasure of the Sierra Madre||Flashy Girl||Uncredited|
|1948||Adventures of Casanova||Lady Adria|
|1948||Mystery in Mexico||Dolores Fernandez|
|1948||Smugglers' Cove||Sandra Hasso|
|1949||Mighty Joe Young||Nightclub Dancer||Uncredited|
|1950||Mystery Submarine||Carla von Molter|
|1970||Love Me Like I Do||Attorney's Wife|
|1972||Miss Melody Jones||Helen||(final film role)|
- Brennan, Sandra. "Jacqueline Dalya". AllMovie. Retrieved June 8, 2020.
- "Jacqueline Dalya". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on March 3, 2019. Retrieved June 8, 2020.
- "Jacqueline Dalya Injured In Broadway Soxer Mob". New York Daily News. March 5, 1947. p. 3 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Actress, Writer Marry". The Times-Dispatch. January 30, 1941. p. 3 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Actress' Name Change Approved". Los Angeles Times. August 4, 1944. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Paramount May Offer New Deal To Marilyn". Lancaster Eagle-Gazette. August 18, 1950. p. 6 – via Newspapers.com.
- Kleiner, Dick (October 28, 1982). "Ray Charles croons on coffee commercial". The Evening Sun. p. 39 – via Newspapers.com.