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Doris Eaton

Performer
( b. Mar 14, 1904 Norfolk, Virginia, USA - d. May 11, 2010 Commerce, Michigan, USA ) Female
Also known as: Doris Eaton Travis
Relations: Sister of Charles Eaton
Sister of Mary Eaton
Sister of Pearl Eaton
Sister of Joseph Eaton

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.



ProductionsDate of Productions
Merrily We Roll Along
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Doris Eaton [Woman Leaving the Trial]
Sep 29, 1934 - Feb 1935
Page Pygmalion
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Doris Eaton [Helen Brownell]
Aug 03, 1932 - Aug 1932
Cross My Heart
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Doris Eaton [Elsie Gobble]
Sep 17, 1928 - Nov 10, 1928
Excess Baggage
[Play, Comedy, Play with music, Original]
  • Performer: Doris Eaton [Betty Ford]
Dec 26, 1927 - Jun 30, 1928
The Sap
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Doris Eaton [Jane Mason]
Dec 15, 1924 - Jan 1925
No Other Girl
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Doris Eaton [Molly Lane]
Aug 13, 1924 - Sep 27, 1924
Ziegfeld Follies of 1920
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Performer: Doris Eaton
Jun 22, 1920 - Oct 16, 1920
Ziegfeld Midnight Frolic [1919]
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Performer: Doris Eaton
Oct 02, 1919 - Closing date unknown
Ziegfeld Follies of 1918
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Performer: Doris Eaton
Jun 18, 1918 - Closing date unknown
Mother Carey's Chickens
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Doris Eaton
Sep 25, 1917 - Oct 1917
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