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June 27, 2024

35 Gorgeous Photos of Doris Kenyon in the 1920s and ’30s

Born 1897 in Syracuse, New York, American actress Doris Kenyon made her first film, The Rack, with World Film Company of Fort Lee, New Jersey in 1915. One of the most remembered films of her early career is Monsieur Beaucaire (1924). In this production, she starred opposite Rudolph Valentino. She and her husband, Milton Sills, starred in The Unguarded Hour for First National Pictures (1925).

Kenyon’s first sound film was The Home Towners (1928). She also starred in Paramount Pictures’ first talking film, Interference (1928). She was cast opposite actor George Arliss in two films: Alexander Hamilton (1931) and Voltaire (1933). She participated in Counsellor at Law (1933) with John Barrymore. In the autumn of 1935, Doris appeared with Ramon Novarro in the play A Royal Miscarriage in London.

Kenyon’s film career ended with a cameo in The Man in the Iron Mask (1939). She continued her acting career in television in the 1950s. She was cast in episodes of The Secret Storm (1954), Schlitz Playhouse of Stars and 77 Sunset Strip.

Kenyon died in 1979, at her home in Beverly Hills, California of cardiac arrest. Take a look at these gorgeous photos to see the beauty of young Doris Kenyon in the 1920s and 1930s.


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