Doris May

Doris May (born Helen Garrett; October 15, 1902–May 12, 1984), was an American film actress of the silent era. She appeared in 29 films between 1917 and 1927, generally as a leading lady. Most of her roles were in westerns and comedies, although she also starred in some melodramas.[1]

Doris May
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May, c. 1920
Helen Garrett

October 15, 1902
DiedMay 12, 1984 (aged 81)
Years active1917 - 1927 (film)
Spouse(s)Wallace MacDonald (1921-1978, his death)

May married actor and producer Wallace MacDonald in 1921, and they remained wed until his death in 1978.[2]

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  1. ^ Wlaschin p.235
  2. ^ Katchmer, George A. (2015). A Biographical Dictionary of Silent Film Western Actors and Actresses. McFarland. p. 224. ISBN 978-1-4766-0905-8. Retrieved May 29, 2020.


  • Ken Wlaschin. The Silent Cinema in Song, 1896-1929: An Illustrated History and Catalog of Songs Inspired by the Movies and Stars, with a List of Recordings. McFarland & Company, 2009.

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