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      Dorothy Tristan

      Dorothy Tristan

      Highest Rated: 93% Klute (1971)

      Lowest Rated: 40% 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. Dorothy Tristan died on January 8, 2023 in La Porte County, IN at the age of 81.

      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
      53% 49% Rollercoaster Helen (Character) - 1977
      No Score Yet 69% The Return of the Incredible Hulk Margaret Griffith (Character) - 1977
      40% 57% Swashbuckler Alice (Character) - 1976
      No Score Yet 75% 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 11% Man on a Swing Janet Tucker (Character) - 1974
      76% 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 Ellen (Guest Star) 1974
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Gunsmoke Lyla (Guest Star) 1974