Doris Pawn
Date of Birth
Dec 29, 1894
Birth Place:
Norfolk, NE

Biography

"A delicate bit of Western femininity," as one reviewer called her, Nebraska-born Doris Pawn (born Pahn) starred opposite John Gilbert in The Shame (1921), perhaps the highlight of a modest screen career spent mostly in mediocre fare. The first wife of director Rex Ingram, Pawn had come to films in 1914 straight from business college courtesy of producer Pat Powers. She played comedy ingenues for...