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Famous People Named Doris 

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If your name is Doris, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Doris, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Doris can you think of? The famous Doriss below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Doris, athletes named Doris, and even political figures named Doris. The music industry is no stranger to the name Doris, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Doris are worth mentioning? This list includes Doris Day, Doris Roberts, Doris Lessing and Doris Hart. To read more about these notable people named Doris, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.
Doris Day is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Doris
Age: 94

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Doris Day (born April 3, 1922 – May 13, 2019) was an American actress, singer, and animal welfare activist. She began her career as a big band singer in 1939, achieving commercial success in ...more

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Doris Roberts is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Doris
Age: 93

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Doris May Roberts (born Doris May Green; November 4, 1925 – April 17, 2016) was an American actress, author, and philanthropist whose career spanned six decades of television and film. She ...more

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Doris Lessing is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Doris
Dec. at 94 (1919-2013)

Birthplace: Kermanshah, Iran

Doris May Lessing (née Tayler; 22 October 1919 – 17 November 2013) was a British-Zimbabwean (Rhodesian) novelist. She was born to British parents in Iran, where she lived until 1925. Her ...more
Doris Hart is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Doris
Age: 93

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri

Doris Hart (June 20, 1925 – May 29, 2015) was a tennis player from the United States who was active in the 1940s and first half of the 1950s. She was ranked World No. 1 in 1951. She was the ...more

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Doris Kearns Goodwin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Doris
Age: 76

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Doris Helen Kearns Goodwin (born January 4, 1943) is an American biographer, historian, and political commentator. Goodwin has written biographies of several U.S. presidents, including Lyndon ...more
Doris Burke is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Doris
Age: 54

Birthplace: West Islip, New York

Doris Burke (born November 4, 1965) is an American sports announcer and analyst for NBA on ESPN and NBA on ABC games. She formerly worked as an analyst for WNBA games on MSG, and has worked on ...more

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Doris Betts is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Doris
Dec. at 80 (1932-2012)

Birthplace: Statesville, North Carolina

Doris Betts (June 4, 1932 – April 21, 2012) was a short story writer, novelist, essayist and Alumni Distinguished Professor Emerita at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She was the ...more
Doris Fisher is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Doris
Dec. at 88 (1915-2003)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Doris Fisher (May 2, 1915 – January 15, 2003) was an American singer and songwriter, collaborating both as lyricist and composer. She co-wrote many popular songs in the 1940s, including ...more
Doris Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Doris
Dec. at 72 (1896-1968)

Birthplace: Walton, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Hessy Doris Lloyd (3 July 1896 – 21 May 1968) was an English-American actress of screen and stage. She is perhaps best known for her roles in The Time Machine (1960) and The Sound of Music ...more
Doris Dragovic is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Doris
Age: 57

Birthplace: Split, Croatia, Croatia

Dorotea "Doris" Dragović (pronounced [dôːris drâːɡoʋitɕ]; married name is Dorotea Budimir; born 16 April 1961), is a Croatian singer-songwriter. She represented Yugoslavia ...more
Doris Belack is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Doris
Dec. at 85 (1926-2011)

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Doris Belack (February 26, 1926 – October 4, 2011) was an American character actress of stage, film and television.
Doris Neuner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Doris
Age: 47

Birthplace: Innsbruck, Austria

Doris Neuner (born 10 May 1971) is an Austrian luger who competed during the 1990s. She won the gold medal in the women's singles event at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville. Neuner's older ...more
Doris Grumbach is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Doris
Age: 100

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Doris Isaac Grumbach (born July 12, 1918) is an American novelist, memoirist, biographer, literary critic, and essayist. She taught at the College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York, the Iowa ...more
Doris Fitschen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Doris
Age: 50

Birthplace: Zeven, Germany

Doris Fitschen (born 25 October 1968 in Zeven) is a retired German football midfielder. Together with Martina Voss and Silvia Neid, she is considered the most successful German women's soccer ...more
Doris Heyden is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Doris
Doris Heyden Dec. at 100 (1905-2005)

Birthplace: East Orange, New Jersey

Doris Heyden was a prominent scholar of pre-Columbian Mesoamerican cultures, particularly those of central Mexico. She was born in East Orange, New Jersey, United States. She died on September ...more
Doris Shadbolt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Doris
Dec. at 85 (1918-2003)

Birthplace: Canada

Doris Shadbolt, , née Meisel, (November 28, 1918 – December 22, 2003) was a Canadian art curator, writer and coordinator of exhibitions.
Doris Dörrie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Doris
Age: 63

Birthplace: Europe, Hanover, Eurasia, Lower Saxony, West Germany, + more

Doris Dörrie (German: [ˈdœri̯ə]; born 26 May 1955) is a German film director, producer and author.
Doris Leuthard is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Doris
Age: 55

Birthplace: Merenschwand, Switzerland

Doris Leuthard (born 10 April 1963) is a Swiss politician and lawyer. Since 1 August 2006, she has been a member of the Swiss Federal Council, and was elected as President of the Swiss ...more
Doris Troy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Doris
Dec. at 67 (1937-2004)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Doris Troy (born Doris Elaine Higginsen; January 6, 1937 – February 16, 2004) was an American R&B singer and songwriter, known to her many fans as "Mama Soul". Her biggest hit was ...more

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Doris Eaton Travis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Doris
Dec. at 106 (1904-2010)

Birthplace: USA, Virginia, Norfolk

Doris Eaton Travis (March 14, 1904 – May 11, 2010) was an American dancer, stage and film actress, dance instructor, writer, and rancher, who was the last of the acclaimed Ziegfeld girls. She ...more
Doris Anderson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Doris
Dec. at 86 (1921-2007)

Birthplace: Calgary, Canada

Doris Hilda Anderson, (November 10, 1921 – March 2, 2007) was a Canadian author, journalist and women's rights activist. She is best known as the editor of the magazine Chatelaine who mixed ...more
Doris "Granny D&quo... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Doris
Dec. at 100 (1910-2010)

Birthplace: Laconia, New Hampshire, United States of America

Doris "Granny D" Haddock (January 24, 1910 – March 9, 2010) was an American political activist from New Hampshire. Haddock achieved national fame when, between the ages of 88 and 90, ...more
Doris Hare is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Doris
Age: Died at 95 (1905-2000)

Birthplace: Bargoed, United Kingdom

Doris Breamer Hare, MBE (1 March 1905 – 30 May 2000) was a Welsh actress, singer, dancer and comedienne, active in New York and London, as well as Scotland, she is best known for being the ...more
Doris Lee is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Doris
Dec. at 78 (1905-1983)

Birthplace: Aledo, Illinois

Doris Emrick Lee (February 1, 1905 – June 16, 1983) was an American painter known for her figurative painting and printmaking. She won the Logan Medal of the Arts from the Chicago Art Institute ...more
Doris Grau is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Doris
Dec. at 71 (1924-1995)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Doris Grau (October 12, 1924 – December 30, 1995) was an American script supervisor, actress, and voice artist from Brooklyn. Shortly after moving to Hollywood in 1940, she began her career with ...more