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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

The Road to Singapore Philippa Crosby March
The Hawk's Nest Madelon Arden
Beau Bandit Helen Wardell


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 1962 The Real McCoys (TV Series)
Emmy Lou Springer
- Double Date (1962) ... Emmy Lou Springer
 1958 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Lucinda Lane
- All Our Yesterdays (1958) ... Lucinda Lane
 1954 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Iris Marlowe
- The Secret (1954) ... Iris Marlowe
 1939 The Man in the Iron Mask
Queen Anne
 1938 Girls' School
Mrs. Simpson
 1936 Along Came Love
Mrs. Gould
 1934 The Human Side
Vera Sheldon
 1934 Whom the Gods Destroy
Margaret Forrester
 1933 Counsellor at Law
Cora Simon
 1933 No Marriage Ties
Adrienne Deane
 1933 Voltaire
Mme. Pompadour
 1932 The Man Called Back
Diana St. Claire
 1932 Young America
Edith Doray
 1931 The Ruling Voice
Mary Stanton
 1931 The Road to Singapore
Philippa Crosby March
 1931 Alexander Hamilton
Betsy Hamilton
 1931 The Bargain
 1930 Beau Bandit
Helen Wardell
 1928 Interference
Faith Marlay
 1928 The Home Towners
Beth Calhoun
 1928 The Hawk's Nest
Madelon Arden
 1928 Burning Daylight
 1927 The Valley of the Giants
Shirley Pennington
 1926 The Blonde Saint
Ghirlaine Bellamy
 1926 Ladies at Play
Ann Harper
 1926 Mismates
Judy Winslow
 1926 Men of Steel
Mary Berwick
 1925 The Unguarded Hour
Virginia Gilbert
 1925 The Half-Way Girl
Poppy La Rue
 1925 I Want My Man
 1925 A Thief in Paradise
Helen Saville
 1925 If I Marry Again
Jocelyn Margot
 1924 Idle Tongues
Katherine Minot
 1924 Born Rich
Frances Melrose
 1924 Monsieur Beaucaire
Lady Mary
 1924 Lend Me Your Husband
Aline Stackton
 1924 The New School Teacher
Diana Pope
 1924 Restless Wives
Polly Benson
 1924 The Love Bandit
Amy Van Clayton
 1923 Bright Lights of Broadway
Irene Marley
 1923 The Last Moment
Alice Winthrop
 1923 You Are Guilty
Alice Farrell
 1922 Sure-Fire Flint
June De Lanni
 1922 The Ruling Passion
Angie Alden
 1922 Shadows of the Sea
Dorothy Jordan
 1921 Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford
Fannie Jasper
 1921 The Conquest of Canaan
Ariel Taber
 1920 The Harvest Moon
Dora Fullerton
 1919 The Bandbox
Eleanor Searle
 1919 Twilight
 1918 Wild Honey
Wild Honey / Mrs. Holbrook
 1918 The Inn of the Blue Moon
Justine Druce / Dorothy Druce
 1918 The Street of Seven Stars
Harmony Wells
 1917 The Hidden Hand
Doris Whitney
 1917 Strictly Business (Short)
 1917 The Great White Trail
Prudence Carrington
 1917 Jimmie Dale, Alias the Grey Seal (Short) (uncredited)
 1917 The Empress
 1917 A Girl's Folly
Mary Baker
 1917 The Man Who Forgot
Edith Mallon
 1916 The Traveling Salesman
Beth Elliot
 1916 The Ocean Waif (Short)
Millie Jessop
 1916 The Man Who Stood Still
Marie Krauss
 1916 The Feast of Life
 1916 Pawn of Fate
Marcine Dufrene
 1915 The Rack
Effie McKenzie
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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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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 »


She married and divorced two other men between Milton Sills and Bronislaw Mylinarski. See more »

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