Mary Doran (September 8, 1910 – September 6, 1995) was an American actress. She appeared in more than 80 films from 1927 to 1944. Doran was born in New York and attended public schools there before graduating and going to Columbia University. She left Columbia after three years to pursue a career on stage. She sang and danced in Belle Baker's Betsy when it was in New York. Later, she performed in Flo Ziegfeld's Rio Rita.Doran's films included Broadway Melody, Half a Bride, and The Trial of Mary Dugan. In 1929, Doran was under contract to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.On August 15, 1931, Doran married Joseph Sherman in San Diego, California. Sherman was Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's chief publicity director.