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19 February 2010

Dorian Wayne (1936 - 2015) female impersonator.

Revised April 2020.

Rick Colantino was a drag performer as Dorian Wayne, mainly in the late 1950s/ early 1960s, initially in southern Florida. He also worked with the jewel Box Review and at 82 Club and elsewhere.

He starred in She Man, 1967, as a drag-dominatrix who blackmailed others into feminization; The Blue Sextet, 1971, and The Doors of Jessica Prine. 1976.

He then became a dresser and worked on Broadway until retirement.

As Dominita in She Man
He spent his last days in rural New York State.  He died age 78.
  • Laurie Ann.  "TVideo reviews: She Man".  Ladylike, 25, 1995: 29-30.  Online.  
  • Joe E. Jeffreys (dir). Dorian: A Picture, narrated by Rick Colantino, with clips of Rick Colantino/Dorian Wayne. US 6 mins 2008.

1 comment:

  1. He was a real beauty. Worked with him as a chorus boy in the Club 82.


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