Marion Dougherty

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Marion Dougherty
Born Marion Caroline Dougherty
(1923-02-09)February 9, 1923
Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died December 4, 2011(2011-12-04) (aged 88)
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Occupation Casting director

Marion Caroline Dougherty (February 9, 1923 – December 4, 2011) was an American casting director.

Dougherty was known for casting such films as Slaughterhouse-Five, Midnight Cowboy, The Panic in Needle Park, The Sting, The Anderson Tapes, Pretty Baby, A Little Romance, The World According to Garp, Batman, Gorillas in the Mist, Lethal Weapon, Anna Karenina, and Full Metal Jacket.[1]

She is the primary subject of the 2012 documentary Casting By.


  1. ^ "Marion Dougherty, Hollywood Star-Maker, Dies at 88". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-01-17. 

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