Dorothy Earle (Esther Lucille Elmendorf)

Dorothy Earle

Dorothy Earle

Dorothy Earle was born on September 4, 1892 in New Jersey, USA as Esther Lucille Elmendorf. She was an actress and writer, known for Pioneers of the West (1927), Pinched (1921) and Sweet Daddy (1921). She was married to Harry Burton Comber de Mattos and Marcel Perez. She died on July 5, 1958 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

After her death her remains were cremated and scattered at sea off the California coast. She was married to actor/director Marcel Perez. On April 10, 1920 their son Marcel (Marty) Perez was born. Her husband died sometime between 1929 and early 30s. Dorothy remarried in 1936 to Harry Burton Comber de Mattos. Harry Roy Comber was born to the couple on July 20, 1939. Her credits also include the two-reel comedy series “Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum” in which she performed alongside her husband Marcel.


  • September, 04, 1892
  • New Jersey


  • July, 05, 1958
  • Los Angeles, California


  • cremated and scattered at sea off the California coast

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