Biography: Doris Eaton was born on March 14, 1904 in Norfolk, Virginia to Mary and Charles Eaton. She joined the Ziegfeld Follies as the youngest Ziegfeld girl ever cast in the show in 1918. She married Joe Gorham. She taught at the Arthur Murray Dance Studios. She then married Paul Travis. She published an autobiography entitled The Days We Danced.
Film credits: "At the Stage Door," "The Broadway Peacock," "Tell Your Children," "The Call of the East," "High Kickers," "Fashion Follies," "Taking the Count," "Street Girl," "The Very Idea," and "Man on the Moon."
Trivia: She lied about her age to begin dancing as a Ziegfeld Girl at 14. The marquees of Broadway theaters were dimmed in her honor on May 12, 2010.