No photo available. Represent Doris Davenport? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 220,143 this week

Doris Davenport (1917–1980)

Doris Davenport was born in Moline, IL, but grew up in Hollywood. Samuel Goldwyn gave her the part of Eddie Cantor's sweetheart in the famous ice cream factory scene (sung by Ethel Merman, Cantor, Davenport, Warren Hymer and Children's Chorus) after he saw her work as a Goldwyn Girl. As Doris Jordan, she tested for the part of Scarlett O'Hara in ... See full bio »

Favorite Football Films

Here's a rundown of some of our favorite football films, which you can enjoy now or long after the season is over.

See the full list

IMDb Asks With Host Ben Lyons: Mike Colter and Rachael Harris

Join host Ben Lyons for our live conversation with Mike Colter, star of "Jessica Jones," and Rachael Harris, star of "Lucifer," as we discuss their latest projects and history in Hollywood. Tune into Amazon.com/IMDbAsks on Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT to watch, live chat, and even ask a question yourself! This livestream is best viewed on laptops, desktops, and tablets.

Tune in for the interviews

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 5859 people
created 13 Dec 2011
 
a list of 1585 people
created 08 Sep 2012
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Doris Davenport's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (8 credits)
 1940 The Westerner
Jane Ellen Mathews
 1939 Sorority House
Neva Simpson (as Doris Jordan)
 1937 Thin Ice
Member of Girls Band (uncredited)
 1935 The Girl Friend
Chorus Girl in Play (uncredited)
 1935 George White's 1935 Scandals
Chorine (uncredited)
 1935 His Old Flame (Short)
 1934 Kid Millions
Nora aka 'Toots'
Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
 1934 Kid Millions (performer: "Ice Cream Fantasy" (1934) - uncredited)
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
 1963 Hollywood: The Great Stars (TV Movie documentary)
Actress 'The Westerner' (uncredited)
Edit

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Doris Jordan
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Tested for the role of Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind (1939). See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The Westerner gigclick
Discuss Doris Davenport on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page