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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)
The Road to Singapore
The Road to Singapore Philippa Crosby March
(1931)
A Girl's Folly
A Girl's Folly Mary Baker
(1917)
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 (as "Yvette Dubois"; final Broadway role) in "The Gift" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Julia Chandler and Alethea Luce. Directed by Clifford Brooke. Greenwich Village Theatre: 22 Jan 1924-Jan 1924 (closing date unknown/7 performances). Cast: Elizabeth Bellairs (as "Daphne"), G. Davison Clark (as "Paul Bain"), Madeline ... 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 »

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Educated at Packer College Institute and at Barnard College majoring in language, literature, and music. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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