Doran, Ann

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Doran, Ann Gender: F
Anna Lee Doran
born on 28 July 1911 at 13:00 (= 1:00 PM )
Place Amarillo, Texas, 35n13, 101w50
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 04°34' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 14°25 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 01°55'

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Ann Doran
photo: Alan Light, license cc-by-2.0


American character actress who appeared in more than five hundred motion pictures and one thousand episodes of television shows, such as the American Civil War drama Gray Ghost.

She became a favourite of Columbia director Frank Capra and appears in many of his productions. Most of these appearances were supporting roles, although she did play leads in Columbia's Charley Chase comedies of 1938-40 and in one Charles Starrett western feature, Rio Grande (1938).

She played James Dean's dominating mother in Rebel Without a Cause (1955).

Doran died at the age of 89 on 19 September 2000 in Carmichael, California.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand, submitted by Sy Scholfield.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 89)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Character)