Dorothy Paul

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Dorothy Paul
Born Dorothy Pollock
Glasgow, Scotland

Dorothy Paul (born 1937 in Dennistoun, Glasgow as Dorothy Pollock) is a Scottish actress, comedian and entertainer. She is best known for her stage shows often at the Pavilion Theatre in Glasgow.

Acting career[edit]

Paul's notable roles include playing Magrit in the television version of Tony Roper's The Steamie, Sandra Cully in Garnock Way and Micheline's Mother in the 2005 film Festival. She has also had guest appearances in Still Game and Taggart.

Television presenting[edit]

Dorothy Paul was a regular on Scottish TV in the 1980s and 90s and had her own new year programmes that featured her singing and telling stories of her childhood.

In the summer of 2009, Dorothy was a guest presenter on STV's daily lifestyle show The Hour, alongside main anchor Stephen Jardine.

In Popular Culture[edit]

  • She is mentioned in the second episode of the first series of Chewin' the Fat in a song celebrating Scotland: "Where else in the world would anyone else put up with Dorothy Paul?".[1]


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