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Dorothy Tristan

Highest Rated: 93% Klute (1971)

Lowest Rated: 44% Swashbuckler (1976)

Birthday: Jan 1, 1942

Birthplace: Yorkville Heights, New York, USA

Dorothy Tristan was an actress with a strong presence in film throughout her Hollywood career. To break into the world of acting, Tristan held roles in films like "The End of the Road" (1970) and "Scarecrow" (1973) with Gene Hackman and Al Pacino. She also starred in the TV movies "Isn't It Shocking?" (ABC, 1973-74) and "Journey From Darkness" (NBC, 1974-75). She worked in television in her early acting career as well, including a part on "The Waltons" (CBS, 1972-1981). She also appeared in the TV special "The Oath: the Sad and Lonely Sundays" (ABC, 1975-76). She also starred in the TV movies "The Trial of Chaplain Jensen" (1974-75), "Fear on Trial" (CBS, 1975-76) and "Griffin and Phoenix" (ABC, 1975-76). She also had roles in film during these years, including roles in the Robert Shaw action picture "Swashbuckler" (1976) and "Rollercoaster" (1977). In the seventies and the eighties, Tristan lent her talents to projects like "The Return of the Incredible Hulk" (CBS, 1977-78), "Jaws 2" with Roy Scheider (1978) and "California Dreaming" with Glynnis O'Connor (1979). Her credits also expanded to "Down and Out in Beverly Hills" with Nick Nolte (1986), "Steal the Sky" (HBO, 1987-88) and "Weeds" (1987) starring Nick Nolte. Tristan most recently wrote "A Piece of Eden" (2000) with Marc Grapey.

Highest rated movies

The Looking Glass



71% 64% The Looking Glass Karen (Character),
$1.7K 2015
52% 17% Suspended Animation Writer $6.9K 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Piece of Eden Writer - 2000
50% 49% Rollercoaster Helen (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet 70% The Return of the Incredible Hulk Margaret Griffith (Character) - 1977
44% 57% Swashbuckler Alice (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet 71% Griffin and Phoenix: A Love Story Jean Griffin (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fear on Trial Laura Faulk (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Journey From Darkness Ida Mae Hartman (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Trial of Chaplain Jensen Adrienne Hess (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet 17% Man on a Swing Janet Tucker (Character) - 1974
78% 79% Scarecrow Coley (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet Isn't It Shocking? Doc Lovell (Character) - 1973
93% 80% Klute Arlyn Page (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet 31% End of the Road Rennie Morgan (Character) - 1970


No Score Yet No Score Yet The Waltons Unknown (Guest Star) 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rookies Unknown (Guest Star) 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kojak Unknown (Guest Star) 1974
No Score Yet 100% Gunsmoke Lyla (Guest Star) 1974