Marion Ross

Born Oct 25, 1928

Marion Ross is an American actress best known for her role as Marion Cunningham on the television series Happy Days from 1974 to 1984.

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1928 Birth Born on October 25, 1928.


1950 21 Years Old Ross enrolled in San Diego State University, where she was named the school's most outstanding actress. After graduation in 1950, she performed in summer theater in La Jolla, California. … Read More
1953 24 Years Old 1 More Event
Ross made her 1953 film debut in Forever Female, starring Ginger Rogers and William Holden. … Read More
1954 25 Years Old In 1954, she appeared as the daughter of Brother John, Ginny Thorpe, in a Lone Ranger episode titled "Texas Draw" (Season 4, episode 9).
1958 29 Years Old In 1958, she appeared in the episode "Peace Bond" of NBC/Universal's Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer as Mary Williams.


1959 30 Years Old In 1959, she appeared as a starting teacher, Miss McGinnis, in the episode "Flowers for the Teacher" of ABC's The Donna Reed Show. … Read More
1961 32 Years Old In the 1961-62 season, she played Gertrude Berg's daughter, Susan Green, in CBS' sitcom Mrs. G. Goes to College, and also starred as a mail order bride in the TV series Rawhide episode, "The Incident of the Woman Trap" and "Gold Fever" (1962).


1970 41 Years Old Ross had an uncredited and non-speaking role as one of the hapless passengers on board Trans Global Flight #2 in the 1970 film, Airport. … Read More
1972 43 Years Old The show's pilot was an episode of Love, American Style in 1972, where she originated the character. … Read More
1978 49 Years Old In 1978-86, she appeared as multiple different characters on The Love Boat.


1986 57 Years Old However, in the 1986-7 season, Ross became a series regular, playing Emily Haywood who later became Emily Stubing after she married the protagonist Captain Merrill Stubing (Gavin MacLeod).


1991 - 1996 2 More Events
1997 68 Years Old Ross had a semi-recurring role in Touched by an Angel as a homeless woman who talked about the JFK conspiracy, and was in the final two episodes that closed out the series. Additionally, Ross played a secretly ill mother Eunice Fadiman in "The Cat", an episode of Early Edition that first aired on April 13, 1997. … Read More
2007 78 Years Old 1 More Event
In an episode of the ABC drama Brothers & Sisters that aired in January 2007, she guest starred as Ida, the not-so-loving mother of Nora and Saul, making an unwelcome visit to celebrate a milestone in her daughter's life. … Read More
2008 79 Years Old On June 7, 2008, the Albert Lea Civic Theater in Albert Lea, Minnesota changed its name to the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center.
2010 81 Years Old 1 More Event
In April 2010, Ross guest starred in Nurse Jackie as a homeless woman with dementia, and on May 13, 2010 she guest starred in Grey's Anatomy as Betty Donahue.
In an episode that aired April 10, 2011, on ABC, her character dies of a heart attack.
2014 85 Years Old In January 2014, she made a guest appearance on Two and a Half Mens Season 11, Episode "Baseball. … Read More
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