Marianna Hill

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Marianna Hill
Clu Gulager Marianna Hill The Tall Man.JPG
Hill with Clu Gulager from the television show The Tall Man.
Born Mariana Schwarzkopf
(1942-02-09) February 9, 1942 (age 72)
Santa Barbara, California, U.S.
Years active 1960–present

Marianna Hill (born Mariana Schwarzkopf; February 9, 1942[1]), sometimes credited as Mariana Hill, is an American actress mostly working in American television.[2][3]

A life member of The Actors Studio,[4] Hill has appeared in more than 70 films and television episodes. She co-starred in the Elvis Presley film Paradise, Hawaiian Style in 1966 as Lani Kaimana; the Clint Eastwood film High Plains Drifter as Callie Travers in 1973; and in The Godfather II in 1974 as Deanna Dunn-Corleone.

Hill guest-starred in several 1960s sitcoms, a short list of which include My Three Sons, Hogan's Heroes, Love American Style, and Batman (episodes 41 and 42).

One of Hill's many TV appearances was as Dr. Helen Noel in the Star Trek: The Original Series episode, "Dagger of the Mind". She also appeared on Perry Mason in the title role as Theba in the 1963 episode, "The Case of the Greek Goddess."

She also guest-starred in the following drama series: Death Valley Days, Bonanza, The High Chaparral, Gunsmoke, The Wild Wild West, The F.B.I., Mission: Impossible, Quincy, M.E., S.W.A.T., Kung Fu, The Outer Limits, and Harry O.

Personal life[edit]

Hill lives in the Kensington area of London. In 2000, she taught at The Method Studio in London, England, which was formerly known as The Lee Strasberg Studio. She is also a former student of the same school.

Hill is a cousin of the late American General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who served as Supreme Commander of the Allied forces in the Persian Gulf War in 1991, and of minimalist painter Heather Hutchison.

Selected filmography[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^,_Marianna shows birth certificate
  2. ^ Marianna Hill at the Internet Movie Database
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  4. ^ Garfield, David (1980). "Appendix: Life Members of The Actors Studio as of January 1980". A Player's Place: The Story of The Actors Studio. New York: MacMillan Publishing Co., Inc. p. 278. ISBN 0-02-542650-8.