When Lydia Doran was very young and her last name was Ooghe, she played on Broadway as Young Cosette in Les Miserables and Mary Lennox in The Secret Garden. Her career as a child actress died quietly in its sleep. During college, Lydia was in a band called Buzby. Her career as a backup vocalist/tambourinist died violently in a drunken bar fight. Lydia lives in Brooklyn where she writes songs and sings them in front of people with the fabulous Jim.