Edna Marion

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Stranded Poster - 1925 short

Edna Marion, also known as Edna Marian, born Edna Marion Hannam (December 12, 1906 – December 2, 1957) was a vivacious silent motion picture actress who appeared in a number of Hal Roach short comedies.


Born in Chicago, Marion played comic supporting roles in more than 60 films. She began her career in the 1920s, starring in Edward Ludwig's Broadway Beauties, followed by several appearances in Francis Corby's productions and spending much of the late 1920s at the Hal Roach studios, alongside comedians Charley Chase, Laurel and Hardy, and others.

In 1926, Edna Marion was named one of the WAMPAS Baby Stars, along with Mary Astor, Mary Brian, Dolores Costello, Joan Crawford, Dolores del Río, Janet Gaynor, and Fay Wray.[1]

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  1. ^ Edna Marion at silenthollywood.com

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