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Dorothy Benham

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Dorothy Benham was Miss America 1977!

Pageant career

From Edina, Minnesota, Benham was Southwest High School's 1973 Homecoming queen her senior year. Three years later she was crowned Miss Minnesota 1976 and won Miss America 1977.

Benham was the second Miss America from Minnesota. At the Miss America 1977 pageant, Benham won both the preliminary talent and the preliminary swimsuit award.

Personal life

She was married three times and has six children. Her first husband Russell Anderson played for the Pittsburgh Penguins. She's performed in Broadway musicals and regularly performed on the Crystal Cathedral show Hour of Power.

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    December 11, 1955

  • Minnesota, United States

Talent

Vocal, "Adele's Laughing Song" from Die Fledermaus

What is the Occupation of Dorothy Benham

Broadway Actor

Which School Did Dorothy Benham Attend?

Southwest High School, Class of 1973

FUN FACTS about Dorothy Benham

Dorothy is a singer and actor appearing on The Mike Douglas Show. Married to a former NHL player. She's also song on Broadway.

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