From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Christy was born on May 26, 1906 in Reading, Pennsylvania. She acted with Will Rogers, Buster Keaton and the Marx Brothers and with Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy in the film Sons of the Desert (1933), in the role of Mrs Laurel. She was Queen Tika of Murania in The Phantom Empire, Gene Autry’s 1935 cliffhanger serial. She concluded her cinema career in 1953. Dorothy Christy died of natural causes five days shy of her seventy-first birthday.