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Doris Kenyon (1897–1979)


The daughter of a poet, Doris Kenyon made her stage and screen debuts in 1915. She was often cast as a pleasant heroine in many silent films. She co-starred with popular silent-era actors like Rudolph Valentino and her future husband Milton Sills. Due to her stage experience she made a smooth transition to sound films. She could still be seen on ... See full bio »

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Known For

Counsellor at Law
Counsellor at Law Cora Simon
(1933)
A Girl's Folly
A Girl's Folly Mary Baker
(1917)
The Road to Singapore
The Road to Singapore Philippa Crosby March
(1931)
Young America
Young America Edith Doray
(1932)

Filmography

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 1962 The Real McCoys (TV Series)
Emmy Lou Springer
- Double Date (1962) ... Emmy Lou Springer
 1954 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Iris Marlowe
- The Secret (1954) ... Iris Marlowe
 1933 Voltaire
Mme. Pompadour
 1932 The Man Called Back
Diana St. Claire
 1924 The New School Teacher
Diana Pope
 1917 Strictly Business (Short)
 1917 On Trial (uncredited)
 1917 Jimmie Dale, Alias the Grey Seal (Short) (uncredited)
 1916 The Ocean Waif (Short)
Millie Jessop
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "The Princess Pat" on Broadway. Musical comedy/opera. Book / lyrics by Henry Martyn Blossom. Music by / Music Orchestrated by Victor Herbert. Musical Director: Gus Salzer. Choreographed by Bena Hoffman. Directed by Fred G. Latham. Cort Theatre: 29 Sep 1915- 2 Feb 1916 (158 performances). Produced by John Cort. See more »

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Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

[in Hollywood Filmograph, January 14th, 1933] Men just cannot stand the adulation which vast audiences show them. Just see what happens to men when they become idolized. Women seem to be able to take careers more easily. They grow with their success. Family life becomes fuller; they don't spoil their children by being with them over-much o mollycoddle them. Women should have some outside ... See more »

Trivia:

For most of her career she lived in a Spanish-revival mansion in Brentwood Heights. The gardens were home to a collection of around 150 species of trees, according to fan magazines. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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