Marie Harmon

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Marie Harmon
Born (1923-10-21) October 21, 1923 (age 95)
Oak Park, Illinois, United States
OccupationActress
Years active1943–1958

Marie Harmon (born October 21, 1923) is an American retired actress who worked primarily in the 1940s during the Golden Age of Hollywood. She is best known for her lead role in the 1946 American Western film The El Paso Kid, opposite Sunset Carson.[1]

Early life and career[edit]

Harmon was born on October 21, 1923, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. She had five siblings, all brothers. As a child, she performed in local theater productions. At age 18, she moved to Hollywood, California, to pursuit a professional career in acting. Her acting debut was an uncredited role in the 1943 film Hers to Hold, starring Deanna Durbin and Joseph Cotten.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Harmon was married three times in total. Her first husband was William G. Jones. Their only child is actress Sondra Currie. They divorced in 1948.[2] She married Donald Currie in 1951. She quit show business to open up a female clothing store. The couple had three children in total; twins Cherie Currie & Marie Currie, and Don Anthony Currie.[1] She is the current mother-in-law of Alan J. Levi, and formerly of Steven Lukather and Robert Hays. Harmon got divorced in 1972. Three years later, she married Wolfgang Kaupisch. Kapisch died in on June 9, 2010, at age 95.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role
1943 Hers to Hold Ella Mae
Hi'ya, Sailor Deadpan's hostess
1944 Ladies Courageous Genevieve
Hat Check Honey Hat check girl
Hi, Good Lookin'! Waitress
South of Dixie Annabella Hatcher
Allergic to Love Miss Higgenbothan
Reckless Age Salesgirl O'Toole
1945 Her Lucky Night Susie
See My Lawyer Singer
Springtime in Texas Kitty Stevens
Secrets of a Sorority Girl Judy O'Neill
Allotment Wives Girl
Black Market Babies Receptionist
The Sailor Takes a Wife WAC
1946 Girl on the Spot Girl
The El Paso Kid Sally Stoner
Behind the Mask Bit part
She Wrote the Book Blonde
1947 Gunsmoke Conchita
Secret Beyond the Door Sub-Deb
Killer McCoy Gwen Brady
1948 If You Knew Susie Secretary
The Checkered Coat Undetermined
Night Time in Nevada Toni Borden
Jiggs and Maggie in Court Alice
1949 Not Wanted Irene
1958 I Married a Woman Bridesmaid

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Marie Harmon - Making the Grade. "Ladies of the Western": Interviews with Fifty-One More Actresses from the... Retrieved August 19, 2019.
  2. ^ "Comedienne Wins Legal Round With Ex-Husband". The Los Angeles Times. July 30, 1948. p. 20. Retrieved August 19, 2019. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)

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