Marian Marsh

Born Oct 17, 1913

Marian Marsh was an American film actress, and later, environmentalist.

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  • Revisiting Pre Code Hollywood Indie Wire (Blog)
    Google News - Jul 13, 2011
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    Google News - May 11, 2011
  • Marian Marsh, 93, Petite Star Of 'svengali'
    NYTimes - Nov 11, 2006
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    NYTimes - Oct 03, 2000


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1913 Birth Born on October 17, 1913.


1928 14 Years Old Violet attended Le Conte Junior High School and Hollywood High School. In 1928 Violet was approached by silent screen actress Nance O'Neil who offered her speech and movement lessons, and with her sister Jean's help, Violet soon entered the movies. … Read More
1931 17 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1931, after appearing in a number of short films, Marsh landed one of her most important roles in Svengali opposite John Barrymore. … Read More
1932 18 Years Old In 1932, in the midst of a grueling work schedule, Marsh left Warner Bros. and took several film offers in Europe which lasted until 1934. … Read More


1935 21 Years Old In 1935, Marsh signed a two-year pact with Columbia Pictures. … Read More
1936 22 Years Old When her contract expired in 1936, Marsh once again freelanced; appearing steadily in movies for RKO Radio Pictures where she made Saturday's Heroes with Van Heflin, and for Paramount Pictures where she played a young woman caught up in a mystery in The Great Gambini (1937). … Read More
1938 24 Years Old Marsh married a stockbroker named Albert Scott on 29 March 1938 and had two children with him. They divorced in 1959.


1960 46 Years Old In 1960, Marsh married Cliff Henderson, an aviation pioneer and entrepreneur whom she had met in the early 1930s. … Read More


1984 70 Years Old Cliff Henderson died in 1984 and Marsh remained in Palm Desert until her death, aged 93. … Read More
2006 93 Years Old Died on November 9, 2006.
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