- 4 March 1925
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
- 17 January 1992
London, United Kingdom
- Alternative Names
- Alison, Dorothy (stage name)
- Dickson, Dorothy (birth name)
Dorothy Dickson left Australia in 1949 and made a career in the British film industry under her stage name, Dorothy Alison. She won two BAFTA awards (1952 and 1956) and one Logie award for her role in the film version of A Town Like Alice (1981).