Newlyweds Harold Nicholas and Dorothy Dandridge. The couple initially met when he was 16, and she was 15. Dottie always dreamed of a perfect wedding and marriage. She even put her career aside to be a devoted wife and mother. However, Harold continued to act like a single man. He was constantly philandering with other women, and spent very little time at home. Dottie finally got tired of Harold’s womanizing ways, and divorced him in 1949. And no, Harold Nicholas did not provide and financial assistance for their disabled daughter.