Hamill, Dorothy

Hamill, Dorothy (Stuart)

(1956–  ) ice skater; born in Riverside, Conn. In 1976 she won the world championship and a gold medal in the Olympics at Montreal, where her beauty and charisma won her worldwide acclaim. After her amateur career, she toured extensively with the Ice Capades.
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