Marge Champion

Actor and Dancer
Born Sep 2, 1919

Marge Champion is an American dancer, choreographer, and actress.

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1919 Birth Born on September 2, 1919.


1947 27 Years Old She married Gower Champion in 1947.


1951 31 Years Old As a dance team, she and husband Gower Champion (1921–1980), appeared in such MGM musicals of the 1940s and 50s as the 1951 version of Show Boat and 1952's Everything I Have Is Yours. … Read More
1957 37 Years Old During the summer of 1957, the Champions had their own TV series, The Marge and Gower Champion Show, a situation comedy with song and dance numbers. … Read More


1973 53 Years Old They had two sons, Blake and actor Gregg Champion, before divorcing in 1973.
1977 57 Years Old Her third marriage, to director Boris Sagal, father of actress Katey Sagal, lasted from January 1, 1977, until his death on May 22, 1981, when he was killed in an accident during the production of the miniseries World War III. … Read More


1982 62 Years Old Since retiring, Champion has worked as a dance instructor and choreographer in New York City. In 1982, she made a rare television acting appearance on the dramatic series Fame, playing a ballet teacher with a racial bias against African-American students.
2001 81 Years Old In 2001, she appeared as Emily Whitman in a Broadway revival of Follies.
2009 89 Years Old Champion was inducted into the National Museum of Dance's Mr. & Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney Hall of Fame in 2009. … Read More
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