Marnie Andrews

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Marnie Andrews
Born Marie Whitener Andrews
1951 (age 62–63)
Cedartown, Georgia
Occupation Television, stage actress
Years active 40+
Spouse(s) Jeff Jacobson
Awards Garland Award, Los Angeles, Dramlogue Award, Los Angeles, Berrilla Kerr Playwrighting Award

Marnie Andrews (born 1951 in Cedartown, Georgia) is an American stage and television actress who has had parts on ER, JAG, Murder One, "Reasonable Doubts", (with Mark Harmon and Marlee Matlin) (1991-1993), The Wonder Years and made for TV movies "Line of Fire: The Morris Dees Story," (1991), Shattered Mind (1996), among others. Andrews is also a director[1] of stage-acting. As a singer and lyricist, she as composed with Christopher McHale, and Tyler Orr Sterrett.

As writer and poet (with articles published in such magazines as Natural History, CR, Amica and American Theatre), she writes often of her travels with Jacobson. Her writing focusses on the issues of environmental protection, working within community to effect change, and the advantages of long, sustaining friendships. Also a teacher.[2] Marnie has taught at New York University, University of Southern California Graduate Film School, and SUNY/Albany. She also teaches privately.


Andrews married photographer Jeff Jacobson in 1979. Their son, Henry Jacobson, is a film director and photographer.

Marnie is a subject of several books, including "50 Hours" by Eugene Richards and "The Last Roll" by Jeff Jacobson


As actor[edit]

  • Amanda, "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams Oklahoma State University Theatre Department, 2011, Guest Artist/Instructor
  • Evelyn, 'Til Summer Comes by Mark McNease, New Jersey Repertory Company, 2002[3]
  • Rosemary, Touch of Rapture by Mary Fengar Gail, New Jersey Repertory Company, 2005[4]
  • Madeline Livingston, The Women of Lockerbie by Deborah Brevoort, New Jersey Repertory Company, 2006[5]
  • multiple roles, "Play by Play," Stageworks Hudson, Hudson, NY.

Extensive resume, see

Much of her career she worked with playwrights as actor, director, and dramaturge developing new plays. Member of Plays in Progress, Hudson Opera House, Hudson, NY, and NJ Repertory Company.


  • "Love Is Hell" Independent Film, 2008
  • * ER
    • "Union Station" (1996) TV Episode
  • Shattered Mind (1996) TV Movie
  • JAG
    • "Hemlock" (1996) TV Episode
  • Murder One
    • "Chapter Sixteen" (1996) TV Episode
  • The Wonder Years
    • "Unpacking" (1993) TV Episode
  • Reasonable Doubts 1991-1993 Multiple Episodes
    • "Two Women" (1993) TV Episode
    • "Mercury in Retrograde" (1992) TV Episode
    • "Moment of Doubt" (1992) TV Episode
    • "Maggie Finds Her Soul" (1992) TV Episode
    • "Dicky's Got the Blues" (1991) TV Episode
  • Writer's Block (1991) TV Movie
  • L.A. Law
    • "Watts a Matter?" (1990) TV Episode
  • Roe v. Wade (movie)|Roe v. Wade (1989) TV Movie [1]


'Fifth of July", by Lanford Wilson SUNY/Albany, 2011 Merit Award in Ensemble Work and Technical Achievement, American College Theatre Festival, "Family: Can't Live with Them, Can't Live Without Them", one acts, including works by James Farrell, U/Albany, 2008, "Trojan Women" adaptation by Steven Wolfson, Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA 1999.


  • Berrilla Kerr Playwrights Award. 2004.
    • Based on the writing "Survival Secrets."

Poem-"The Trees of Miller Road" published in "The Last Roll," Daylight Books, 2013

Various magazine articles, see


  1. ^ Genzlinger, Neil. "JERSEY FOOTLIGHTS; The Unadorned Words." The New York Times, 1 April 2001.
  2. ^ New Jersey Repertory Co. - profile of Marnie Andrews
  3. ^ Klein, Alvin. "THEATER REVIEW; A Subject No One Wants to Talk About." The New York Times, 10 March 2002.
  4. ^ Genzlinger, Neil. "THEATER REVIEW: Just Doing That Crazy Hand Jive." The New York Times, 23 January 2005.
  5. ^ Allen, Kerri. "THEATER REVIEW: Mourning Becomes Lockerbie." The New York Times, 2 April 2006.

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