Marian Hailey-Moss

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Marian Hailey-Moss
Marian Hailey

(1941-02-01) February 1, 1941 (age 78)
Alma materUniversity of Washington
OccupationActress, author
  • John Thackray
    (m. 1965; div. 1969)
  • Jeff Moss
    (m. 1973; div. 1985)

Marian Hailey-Moss (born February 1, 1941) is an American actress, author, and humanitarian.


Born in Portland, Oregon, Hailey-Moss took a degree in drama at the University of Washington.[1] She began her acting career in the early 1960s with performances in Shakespearean festivals. She moved to New York City a few years later where she was cast in a series of Broadway plays, avant-garde productions, and motion pictures. She played the critically acclaimed role of Brenda in the 1970 film Lovers and Other Strangers.[2]

Hailey-Moss was married to Sesame Street writer Jeff Moss from 1973 until 1985.

Partial filmography[edit]


  • Hailey-Moss, Marian; Wilk, Mark (2012). A Dog Named Randall. CreateSpace Independent Publishing. ISBN 978-1470175610.
  • Hailey-Moss, Marian; End, Andrea (2012). A Palace for Peepers. Illustrated by Marc Chalvin. CreateSpace Independent Publishing. ISBN 978-1475087703.
  • Hailey-Moss, Marian (2013). Dreams Need Feet to Walk On. CreateSpace Independent Publishing. ISBN 978-1479355976.
  • Hailey-Moss, Marian (2013). A Flower in my Chest. CreateSpace Independent Publishing. ISBN 978-1479197552.
  • Hailey-Moss, Marian (2013). Teatime with Sophie. Illustrated by Marc Chalvin. CreateSpace Independent Publishing. ISBN 978-1481953634.
  • Hailey-Moss, Marian (2013). Milky Whey's Dream. CreateSpace Independent Publishing. ISBN 978-1492201564.
  • Hailey-Moss, Marian (2014). The Chicken in Apartment 15L. Illustrated by Marc Chalvin. CreateSpace Independent Publishing. ISBN 978-1494298326.
  • Hailey-Moss, Marian; Meredith, Lois (2014). An Elephant Called Butterfly. CreateSpace Independent Publishing. ASIN B00V1DEHWM.
  • Hailey-Moss, Marian (2014). Mister Pepper's Secret. CreateSpace Independent Publishing. ISBN 978-1499690958.


  1. ^ "She Did So Well They Decided to Make Her a Star". Battle Creek Enquirer. 3 October 1965.
  2. ^ "A Prodigiously Compound 'Lovers and Other Strangers'". The New York Times. 13 August 1970.

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