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Dorothy Lyman

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Full Name Dorothy Lyman
Profession TV Actress
Date of Birth April 18 , 1947
Current Age 76 years
Place of Birth Minneapolis
Birth Country United States
Nationality U.S. citizens
Birth Sign Aries
Dead or Alive Alive ( 76 years old)

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Dorothy Lyman is one of the famous TV Actress, who was born on the memorable day of April 18 in the year 1947. Hailing from the vibrant city of Minnesota, Dorothy Lyman is a proud citizen of United States.

Actress who became known for her roles in daytime soap operas like Another World and All My Children.

Over the years, not only have skills been honed, but a significant impact has also been made in the professional field. Whether it's through work, public appearances, or contributions to the community, Dorothy Lyman continues to be an inspiration for many.

Personal Information

Details about Dorothy Lyman
Popular As: Dorothy Lyman
First Name: Dorothy
Last Name: Lyman
Gender: Female
Birthday: April 18
Birth Year: 1947
Age: 76-years


She was born in Minneapolis and first appeared on the soap opera A World Apart in 1971.

Her performance as Opal Sue Gardner on All My Children earned her two Emmy Awards.


She was married to Vincent Malle from 1987 to 2001. She went to the same high school as Jill Larson, who replaced her as Opal on All My Children.

Dorothy Lyman Timeline

She debuted on her first soap opera, A World Apart, as flower child Julie Stark in 1971.
Several years later, Dorothy appeared as Elly Jo Jamison, an evil relation of wealthy Orin Hillyer's, (1972-1973) on The Edge of Night, and as architect Gwen Parrish Frame (1976–1980, 1989) on Another World. .
Her most notable soap opera role, though, was on All My Children as Opal Sue Gardner (1981-1983), for which she received two Emmy Awards—as Outstanding Actress in a Supporting Role in a Daytime Drama Series in 1982 and for Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series in 1983. Lyman performed characters on other soap operas including Rebecca Whitmore (1990–1991) on Generations, and Bonnie Roberts (1991–1992) on The Bold and the Beautiful. .
In 1983, Lyman became well known for her role as Naomi Harper on the sitcom Mama's Family, a role she played for the full six seasons.
During this time, Lyman appeared in the Tales from the Darkside television series in the "In the Cards" episode (1985).
She also played Ralphie's mother in Jean Shepherd's Ollie Hopnoodle's Haven of Bliss from 1988, appeared in ALF as Maura Norris in the episode "Tequila" (1988), and in Hunter as Sgt.