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Doris Nolan (1916–1998)

Lovely blonde stage actress Doris Nolan, a former model raised in New York, appeared in school plays and summer stock before trying to make it in the big time. Following some Broadway work, she decorated films briefly in the late 30s after earning a contract from Fox -- most noticeably as Katharine Hepburn's chic, high-society sister in the comedy... See full bio »

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Holiday Julia Seton
Juggernaut Mrs. Corrigan
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre Mrs. Chisholm
The Servant
The Servant Older Woman


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 1981 Brideshead Revisited (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Stuyvesant-Oglander
- Brideshead Deserted (1981) ... Mrs. Stuyvesant-Oglander
 1975 The Romantic Englishwoman
2nd Mealticket Lady
 1974 Juggernaut
Mrs. Corrigan
 1969 Strange Report (TV Series)
Miss Gray
 1968 Boy Meets Girl (TV Series)
Mrs. Bloemendal
- The Colour of Evening (1968) ... Mrs. Bloemendal
 1966 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Mrs. Markham, a Waitress
- Lee Oswald: Assassin (1966) ... Mrs. Markham, a Waitress
 1966 Bindle (One of Them Days)
American tourist
 1964 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Lydia Stock
- Episode #1.740 (1964) ... Lydia Stock
- Episode #1.739 (1964) ... Lydia Stock
- Episode #1.738 (1964) ... Lydia Stock
- Episode #1.737 (1964) ... Lydia Stock
- Episode #1.735 (1964) ... Lydia Stock
 1963 The Servant
Older Woman (as Doris Knox)
 1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Richey
- Ruth (1962) ... Mrs. Richey
 1962 The Saint (TV Series)
Maude Inverest
- The Latin Touch (1962) ... Maude Inverest
 1959 The Third Man (TV Series)
Miss Wilson
- A Deal in Oils (1959) ... Miss Wilson
 1958-1959 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Eleanor / Irma Mahler / Mrs. Brawley
- The Last Hours (1959) ... Eleanor
- The Winner (1959) ... Irma Mahler
- The Myth Makers (1958) ... Mrs. Brawley
 1959 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
 1956 Aggie (TV Series)
Mrs. de Witt
- Hypertension (1956) ... Mrs. de Witt
 1956 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series)
Prince John's Wife
- The Prisoner (1956) ... Prince John's Wife
 1955 Colonel March of Scotland Yard (TV Series)
Linda / Mary Gray
- The Abominable Snowman (1955) ... Mary Gray
 1951 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Chisholm
- The Petrified Forest (1951) ... Mrs. Chisholm
 1943 Follies Girl
Francine La Rue
 1940 Moon Over Burma
Cynthia Harmon
 1940 Irene
 1939 One Hour to Live
Muriel Vance
 1938 Holiday
Julia Seton
 1937 As Good as Married
Sylvia Parker
 1937 Top of the Town
Diana Borden
 1936 The Man I Marry
Rena Allen
 1935 Our Little Girl
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Other Works:

She acted in Noel Coward's play, "Tonight at 8:30," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Martha Scott in the cast. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Doris Knox


5' 6¼" (1.68 m)

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Attended New Rochelle High School and appeared in school plays; studied dramatics at Provincetown Playhouse. See more »

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