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December 17, 1947
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Larry Peerce (divorced)|
Life and career
Hassett is best known for her portrayal of skier Jill Kinmont is the film The Other Side of the Mountain (1975), which was directed by Larry Peerce, who chose her for the lead from several hundred hopefuls. Consequently, she won a Golden Globe in 1976 for New Star of the Year. The film ended up being Universal Studios' highest-grossing film for 20 years. Marilyn also co-starred with Jan-Michael Vincent in the 1976 cult classic Shadow of the Hawk.
She later married Peerce and appeared in several films he directed, including Two-Minute Warning (1976), The Other Side of the Mountain Part 2 (1978) and the 1979 film adaptation of Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar. Peerce and Hassett subsequently divorced and she never remarried.
|1969||They Shoot Horses, Don't They?||Dancer||uncredited|
|1975||The Other Side of the Mountain||Jill Kinmont||Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actress|
Nominated - Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama
|1976||Shadow of the Hawk||Maureen|
|1978||The Other Side of the Mountain: Part II||Jill Kinmont|
|1979||The Bell Jar||Esther Greenwood|
|1984||Massive Retaliation||Lois Fredericks|
|1986||The Eleventh Commandment||Edie|
|1987||Body Count||Joanne Knight|
|1988||Messenger of Death||Josephine Fabrizio|
|1991||Twenty Dollar Star||Lou Ann|
|1992||Inside Out III||Cindy||segment "The Houseguest"|
|1992||Exiled in America||Beverly|
|2008||Bad High||Mary Miller||short|