American film actressDied when: 95 years 297 days (1149 months)
Star Sign: Cancer
Dolores Cassinelli (July 4, 1888 – April 26, 1984) was an American film actress and singer.She appeared in 69 films between 1911 and 1925.Born in New York City, Cassinelli and her family moved to Chicago.
Her parents put her in a convent with plans for her to become a nun, but she preferred to become an actress.
By 1929, Cassinelli had left acting and turned to singing professionally.She said that she would return to films only if she could make a singing film, "for radio is my life now".
She is interred at Holy Redeemer Cemetery in South Plainfield, New Jersey.