Maxine Doyle

Maxine Doyle (January 1, 1915 — May 7, 1973) was an American film actress.

Maxine Doyle
Maxine Doyle in New Movie Magazine in 1934
Born(1915-01-01)January 1, 1915
DiedMay 7, 1973(1973-05-07) (aged 58)
Years active1933-1946
Spouse(s)William Witney
(m.1938-1973; her death)


By 1928, Doyle was singing on radio station KYA in San Francisco, California. A contemporary newspaper article described her as "the sweetheart of KYA".[1]

Doyle appeared in almost 40 films between 1933 and 1946 and is known for her work at Republic Pictures. Among her films was Babbitt (1934) with Aline MacMahon and Guy Kibbee, 6 Day Bike Rider (1934), and Condemned to Live (1935).

Personal life

She was married to William Witney, a film director, whom she met while filming the serial film S.O.S. Coast Guard (1937); they had one child.


Known privately as Maxine Doyle Witney, she died at age 58 from complications from cancer.


Year Title Role Notes
1933Footlight ParadeChorus GirlUncredited
1934Fashions of 1934Chorus GirlUncredited
1934She Made Her BedFlapperUncredited
1934The KeyPauline O'Connor
1934Service with a SmileGirl in AutoShort
1934Good Morning, Eve!Queen GwinevereShort
1934DamesChorus GirlUncredited
1934Kansas City PrincessSilent Outdoor Girl of AmericaUncredited
1934Student TourAnn Lippincott - Ethelred's Niece
19346 Day Bike Rider' Phyllis Jenkins
1934BabbittVerona Babbitt
1935The Mystery ManAnne Ogilvie
1935Born to GambleCora Strickland
1935Condemned to LiveMarguerite Mane
1936It's Up to YouMary Kane
1936Taming the WildJune Bolton
1936Rio Grande RomanceJoan Williams
1936Fury Below
1936Lucky FugitivesAline McLain
1936Round-Up Time in TexasGwen Barkley
1936Put on the SpotJoan Williams(archive footage)
1937Round-Up Time in TexasGwen Barkley
1937Come On, CowboysEllen Reed
1937Thanks for ListeningToots, Homer's Intended
1937S.O.S. Coast GuardJean Norman
1943G-Men vs. the Black DragonMarieSerial, [Ch. 8]
1943ChatterboxDude Ranch GuestUncredited
1943Song of TexasCowgirlUncredited
1943Overland Mail RobberyMrs. BradleyUncredited
1943Mystery BroadcastTelephone OperatorUncredited
1943Raiders of Sunset PassSally Meehan
1944Beneath Western SkiesMrs. DavisUncredited
1944The Lady and the MonsterReceptionistUncredited
1944Man from FriscoWomanUncredited
1944Sing, Neighbor, SingMaxine
1944San Fernando ValleyCowgirlUncredited
1944End of the RoadFloristUncredited
1944Firebrands of ArizonaNewspaper ReporterUncredited
1946Daughter of Don QKnockout NellieSerial, Uncredited, (final film role)


  1. "Arion Trio Will Play Tonight on NBC Hour". Oakland Tribune. California, Oakland. January 24, 1928. p. 18. Retrieved July 25, 2018 via

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