<p>Dorothy Patrick (June 3, 1921 – May 31, 1987) was an American film actress and a John Robert Powers model.
Dorothy Patrick, was born in St. Boniface, Manitoba, Canada of Scot-English heritage from a family of farmers, ranchers and Canadian National Railway workers. Thanks to a talented uncle who was a uniform-maker and tailor to W.W.I Canadian Army officers, she early-on became sensitive to fashion and taste. Having the poise and beauty older than her years, as a teen Dorothy was a photogenic model for young ladies' fashions in Creed's, Hudson's Bay and Sears department store catalogues popular in Canada. After growing up in Winnipeg, in 1938 at age 17, she and her mother immigrated to the United States. Settling in New York City at Tudor City in Manhattan, Patrick became a fashion model with the famous John Robert Powers agency. She was seen on the runways of the City's haute couture salons and as the wholesome face on popular fashion and entertainment magazines of the day.
During her early career she was billed under her birth name, Dorothea Davis until she married New York Rangers hockey star, Lynn Patrick, and became Dorothy Patrick. Though she had one son, Lester Lee Patrick</p>