Marsha Hunt

Born Oct 17, 1917

Marsha Virginia Hunt is an American film, theater, and television actress who was blacklisted by Hollywood movie studio executives in the 1950s.

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1917 Birth Born on October 17, 1917.


1934 16 Years Old Marsha Hunt attended the Theodore Irving School of Dramatics during her high school years. She was a singer and a model before Paramount Pictures signed her to a contract in 1934. … Read More
1935 17 Years Old She had worked steadily from 1935 until 1949, appearing in fifty-two films.


1938 20 Years Old In 1938, she married film director Jerry Hopper; they were divorced in 1943.
1944 26 Years Old In 1944 she polled seventh in a list by exhibitors of "Stars of Tomorrow". … Read More
1946 28 Years Old Three years later, in 1946, she married television and film writer Robert Presnell, Jr., which lasted until his death in June 1986. … Read More


1957 39 Years Old In 1957, she started getting more work, appearing in six films during the next three years, at which time she semi-retired in 1960. … Read More


1971 53 Years Old In 1971, she would appear in a movie written by fellow blacklist member, Dalton Trumbo (whom Kirk Douglas had gotten back on the screen with Spartacus), in the movie Johnny Got His Gun, playing the mother of Timothy Bottoms. … Read More


1988 70 Years Old On February 8, 1988, she appeared in Star Trek: The Next Generation, in the episode "Too Short a Season" as Anne Jameson, wife of an admiral who took an age reversing drug.
1993 75 Years Old In 1993, her book The Way We Wore: Styles of the 1930s and '40s and Our World Since Then was published by Fallbrook Publishing.
2005 87 Years Old Hunt played Elizabeth Lyons in a 2005 movie, Chloe's Prayer. … Read More
2007 89 Years Old As of 2007, Marsha Hunt has served for many years and continues to serve on the Advisory Board of Directors for the San Fernando Valley Community Mental Health Center, a large non-profit in the San Fernando Valley where she continues to advocate for adults and children affected by homelessness and mental illness.
2008 90 Years Old In January 2008, Hunt appeared in a short film noir, The Grand Inquisitor, as Hazel Reedy, the could-be widow of one of America's most famous unapprehended serial killers. … Read More
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