Marguerite Chapman

Marguerite Chapman

Actor and Model
Born Mar 9, 1918

Marguerite Chapman was an American actress. Born in Chatham, New York, she was working as a telephone switchboard operator in White Plains, New York when her good looks brought about the opportunity to pursue a career in modeling. Signed by the prestigious John Robert Powers Agency in New York City, the publicity she earned modeling brought an offer from 20th Century Fox film studios in Hollywood.… Read More

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1918 Birth Born on March 9, 1918.


1939 21 Years Old Persuaded to go to Hollywood in late 1939, she signed briefly with 20th Century Fox, was under contract to Warner Brothers in 1941, and then with Columbia from 1942 to 1948.
1940 22 Years Old She made her film debut in 1940, working for the next two years in small roles.
1942 24 Years Old In 1942, her big break came with Republic Pictures when she was cast in the leading female role in the twelve-part adventure film serial Spy Smasher, a production that has been ranked among the best serials ever made. … Read More
1945 27 Years Old She also starred in the famous pro-Soviet war film Counter-Attack, released in 1945. … Read More


1999 82 Years Old Marguerite Chapman died August 31, 1999, aged 81, and was interred in Holy Cross Cemetery, in Culver City, California.
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