Alan Marshal (actor)

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Alan Marshal
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Marshal in House on Haunted Hill (1959)
Born (1909-01-29)29 January 1909
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died 9 July 1961(1961-07-09) (aged 52)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Cause of death Heart Attack
Occupation Actor
Years active 1936—1961
Spouse(s) ? Marshal (?-?) (divorced) 1 child
Mary Grace Borel (1938-1961) (his death) 1 child

Alan Marshal (29 January 1909 – 9 July 1961) was an Australian-born actor who co-starred with Marlene Dietrich, Irene Dunne, Greta Garbo, Ginger Rogers, and Mae West.



Marshal eloped with socialite Mary Grace Borel (born 31 October 1915, San Francisco – died 18 May 1998, Los Angeles) in 1938. Their son, Kit Marshal, was born on 2 December 1939.


He died from a heart attack while appearing in Chicago with Mae West in a production of her play "Sextette". He was 52 years old. His interment was at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California.

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