- Category : 1911-births
- Type : GP
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Split - Large
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Unexpected 2
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.