In addition to appearing in Restaurant, Afternoon, Space, Camp and My Hustler, Dorothy Dean was the door person at Max's Kansas City. Known for her acerbic wit - she was referred to as "the black Dorothy Parker" - she moved to Colorado in 1980 where she eventually joined Alcoholics Anonymous. She died of cancer on Friday, February 13, 1987 at the Hospice of St. John in Lakewood, Colorado.
Dorothy and friends of Dorothy
(Photo: Terry Stevenson)