George F. Marion

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George F. Marion
Blanche Sweet in Anna Christie.jpg
Blanche Sweet and George F. Marion in Anna Christie (1923)
Born (1860-07-16)July 16, 1860
San Francisco, California, U.S.
Died November 30, 1945(1945-11-30) (aged 85)
Carmel, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor, director
Years active 1915-1935

George F. Marion Sr. ((1860-07-16)July 16, 1860 – (1945-11-30)November 30, 1945) was an American stage actor and director, a film actor and director of two silent films. Marion acted in 35 films between 1915 and 1935. He is best remembered for playing the father Chris Christopherson to the Broadway production of Anna Christie of Pauline Lord (1921 Broadway) and the two film versions of Anna Christie of Blanche Sweet (1923 silent) and Greta Garbo (1930 talkie). His son George Marion, Jr. was a famous Hollywood screenwriter. Marion died in Carmel, California in 1945, at the age of 85.

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