Marianna Hill

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Marianna Hill
Marianna Hill in Black Zoo.jpg
Hill in Black Zoo (1963)
Born Marianna Schwarzkopf
(1942-02-09) February 9, 1942 (age 74)[1]
Santa Barbara, California, U.S.
Other names Mariana Hill
Marianne Hill
Marianna Renfred
Occupation Actress
Years active 1960–2005

Marianna Hill (born Marianna Schwarzkopf on February 9, 1942 in Santa Barbara, California), sometimes credited as Mariana Hill, is an American actress[2] who has predominantly worked in American television and is known for her starring role in the feature western film High Plains Drifter (1973) and her many roles on television series in the 1960s and 1970s.


A life member of The Actors Studio,[3] Hill has appeared in more than 70 films and television episodes. She played Gabrielle in the Howard Hawks film, Red Line 7000 (1965) and co-starred in the Elvis Presley films Roustabout (1964) and Paradise, Hawaiian Style (1966); the Clint Eastwood film High Plains Drifter (1973) as Callie Travers; and in The Godfather Part II (1974) as Deanna Dunn-Corleone.[4]

Hill guest-starred in several 1960s sitcoms, including My Three Sons, Hogan's Heroes and Love American Style, as well as in the original Star Trek series ("Dagger of the Mind", 1966, as Dr. Helen Noel) and Perry Mason ("The Case of the Greek Goddess", 1963, as Theba).

She also guest-starred in Bonanza, Death Valley Days, The High Chaparral, Gunsmoke, The Wild Wild West, The F.B.I., Mission: Impossible, Quincy, M.E., S.W.A.T., Kung Fu, The Outer Limits, Mannix, Batman, Daniel Boone, The Tall Man and Harry O.

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ State of California. California Birth Index, 1905-1995. Sacramento, CA, USA: State of California Department of Health Services, Center for Health Statistics.
  2. ^ Variety Staff (December 31, 1969). "Review: 'The Traveling Executioner'". Variety. 
  3. ^ Garfield, David (1980). "Appendix: Life Members of The Actors Studio as of January 1980". A Player's Place: The Story of The Actors Studio. New York: MacMillan Publishing Co., Inc. p. 278. ISBN 0-02-542650-8. 
  4. ^ "Marianna Hill". The New York Times. 

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