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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

    Doris Day

    Age: 96

    BirthplaceCincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

    Doris Day (born April 3, 1922 – May 13, 2019) was an American actress, singer, and animal...  more

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  • Doris Roberts

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    Doris May Roberts (born Doris May Green; November 4, 1925 – April 17, 2016) was an American...  more

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  • Doris Lessing

    Doris Lessing

    Dec. at 94 (1919-2013)

    BirthplaceKermanshah, Iran

    Doris May Lessing (née Tayler; 22 October 1919 – 17 November 2013) was a British-Zimbabwean...  more
  • Doris Hart

    Doris Hart

    Age: 95

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri

    Doris Hart (June 20, 1925 – May 29, 2015) was a tennis player from the United States who was...  more
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Doris Helen Kearns Goodwin (born January 4, 1943) is an American biographer, historian, and...  more
  • Doris Burke

    BirthplaceWest Islip, New York

    Doris Burke (born November 4, 1965) is an American sports announcer and analyst for NBA on...  more

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  • Doris Betts

    Dec. at 80 (1932-2012)

    BirthplaceStatesville, North Carolina

    Doris Betts (June 4, 1932 – April 21, 2012) was a short story writer, novelist, essayist and...  more
  • Doris Fisher

    Doris Fisher

    Dec. at 88 (1915-2003)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Doris Fisher (May 2, 1915 – January 15, 2003) was an American singer and songwriter,...  more
  • Doris Lloyd

    Doris Lloyd

    Dec. at 72 (1896-1968)

    BirthplaceWalton, Liverpool, United Kingdom

    Hessy Doris Lloyd (3 July 1896 – 21 May 1968) was an English-American actress of screen and...  more
  • Doris Dragovic

    BirthplaceSplit, Croatia, Croatia

    Dorotea "Doris" Dragović (pronounced [dôːris drâːɡoʋitɕ]; married name is Dorotea Budimir;...  more
  • Doris Belack

    Doris Belack

    Dec. at 85 (1926-2011)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Doris Belack (February 26, 1926 – October 4, 2011) was an American character actress of stage,...  more
  • Doris Neuner

    BirthplaceInnsbruck, Austria

    Doris Neuner (born 10 May 1971) is an Austrian luger who competed during the 1990s. She won...  more
  • BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Doris Isaac Grumbach (born July 12, 1918) is an American novelist, memoirist, biographer,...  more
  • BirthplaceZeven, Germany

    Doris Fitschen (born 25 October 1968 in Zeven) is a retired German football...  more
  • Doris Heyden

    Dec. at 100 (1905-2005)

    BirthplaceEast Orange, New Jersey

    Doris Heyden was a prominent scholar of pre-Columbian Mesoamerican cultures, particularly...  more
  • Doris Shadbolt

    Dec. at 85 (1918-2003)


    Doris Shadbolt, , née Meisel, (November 28, 1918 – December 22, 2003) was a Canadian art...  more
  • Doris Dörrie

    BirthplaceEurope, Hanover, Eurasia, Lower Saxony, West Germany

    Doris Dörrie (German: [ˈdœri̯ə]; born 26 May 1955) is a German film director, producer and...  more
  • Doris Leuthard

    BirthplaceMerenschwand, Switzerland

    Doris Leuthard (born 10 April 1963) is a Swiss politician and lawyer. Since 1 August 2006, she...  more
  • Doris Troy

    Dec. at 67 (1937-2004)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Doris Troy (born Doris Elaine Higginsen; January 6, 1937 – February 16, 2004) was an American...  more
  • Doris Eaton Travis

    Doris Eaton Travis

    Dec. at 106 (1904-2010)

    BirthplaceUSA, Virginia, Norfolk

    Doris Eaton Travis (March 14, 1904 – May 11, 2010) was an American dancer, stage and film...  more
  • Doris Anderson

    Dec. at 86 (1921-2007)

    BirthplaceCalgary, Canada

    Doris Hilda Anderson, (November 10, 1921 – March 2, 2007) was a Canadian author, journalist...  more
  • Doris "Granny D" Haddock

    Doris "Granny D" Haddock

    Dec. at 100 (1910-2010)

    BirthplaceLaconia, New Hampshire, United States of America

    Doris "Granny D" Haddock (January 24, 1910 – March 9, 2010) was an American political activist...  more
  • Doris Hare

    Doris Hare

    Age: Died at 95 (1905-2000)

    BirthplaceBargoed, United Kingdom

    Doris Breamer Hare, MBE (1 March 1905 – 30 May 2000) was a Welsh actress, singer, dancer and...  more
  • Doris Lee

    Dec. at 78 (1905-1983)

    BirthplaceAledo, Illinois

    Doris Emrick Lee (February 1, 1905 – June 16, 1983) was an American painter known for her...  more
  • Doris Grau

    Dec. at 71 (1924-1995)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

    Doris Grau (October 12, 1924 – December 30, 1995) was an American script supervisor, actress,...  more