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Mary Doran (I) (1910–1995)

Having first aspired to become a teacher, wavy-haired, blonde Mary Doran attended the respected Ned Wayburn Dancing Academy - like countless other hopeful actresses - to learn tap dancing. She first appeared on stage in 'Betsy' (1926), a rare flop by Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. (and Rodgers & Hart), then in the hit 'Rio Rita'. Her film career lasted just... See full bio »

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 1936 A Girl's Best Years (Short)
Judy Nash
 1936 The Blonde Bomber (Short)
 1936 The Border Patrolman
 1936 The Bridge of Sighs
Evelyn 'Duchess' Thane
 1935 Miss Pacific Fleet
Miss LeMay - Freytag's Secretary (uncredited)
 1935 Murder in the Fleet
Jenny Lane (uncredited)
 1935 Sunset Range
Mary 'Bonnie' Shea
 1935 Naughty Marietta
Casquette Girl (uncredited)
 1934 Sing Sing Nights
Anne McCaigh
 1934 Corn on the Cop (Short)
 1934 Merry Wives of Reno
Lady with Tennis Player (uncredited)
 1933 Only Yesterday (uncredited)
 1933 Saturday's Millions
 1933 Grand Slam
Dot (uncredited)
 1933 Hard to Handle
Dance Contestant (uncredited)
 1932 Three on a Match
Prisoner at Checkers Table (uncredited)
 1932 Breach of Promise
Mille Applegate
 1932 Exposure
Gerry Ward
 1932 Love Me Tonight
Madame Dupont (uncredited)
 1932 Movie Crazy
 1932 Miss Pinkerton
Florence Lenz
 1932 The Strange Love of Molly Louvain
Dance Hall Girl
 1932 The Silver Lining
Doris Lee
 1932 Beauty and the Boss
Olive 'Ollie' Frey
 1932 The Final Edition
Patsy King
 1932 Union Depot
Daisy (uncredited)
 1932 Ridin' for Justice
Mary Slyde
 1931 Under Eighteen
Lucille (uncredited)
 1931 Fifty Fathoms Deep
 1931 The Miracle Woman
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1931 Ex-Bad Boy
Sadie Bloom
 1931 Their Mad Moment
 1931 Party Husband
Bee Canfield
 1931 Iron Man
 1931 Crimes Square (Short)
 1930 The Criminal Code
Gertrude Williams
 1930 The Third Alarm
 1930 Remote Control
Marion Ferguson
 1930 Our Blushing Brides
Eloise - a Mannequin
 1930 The Divorcee
Janice Meredith
 1930 Lord Byron of Broadway
Roy's Ex-Sweetheart (uncredited)
 1929 New York Nights
Ruthie Day (as Mary Koran)
 1929 Their Own Desire
 1929 Manhattan Serenade (Short)
Woman in Park
 1929 Tonight at Twelve
 1929 The Girl in the Show
Connie Bard
 1929 The Trial of Mary Dugan
Pauline Agguerro
 1929 The Broadway Melody
Flo (uncredited)
 1928 Lucky Boy
 1928 The River Woman
 1928 Half a Bride
Betty Brewster
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