Marion Marshall

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Marion Marshall
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Marion Marshall in trailer for "The Stooge" (1952)
Marian Lepriel Tanner

(1929-06-08) June 8, 1929 (age 89)
Years active1947–75
Allen Davey
(m. 1945; div. 1948)

Stanley Donen
(m. 1952; div. 1959)

Robert Wagner
(m. 1963; div. 1971)
Children3, including Joshua Donen and Katie Wagner

Marion Marshall (born Marian Lepriel Tanner;[1] June 8, 1929) is an American actress.


Marshall's first film appearances were in the 20th Century Fox films Gentleman's Agreement and Daisy Kenyon in 1947 (although they were both uncredited). She went on to play roles (many minor) in over 25 more films until 1967.[2]

Marshall had a small but significant role in I Was a Male War Bride (1949). She was featured prominently in three Martin and Lewis comedy films, The Stooge, Sailor Beware and That's My Boy, with stars Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. Among her television appearances, she guest starred twice on Perry Mason in 1959. She played murderer Irene Bedford in "The Case of the Shattered Dream," and title character Ginny Hobart in "The Case of the Spurious Sister".[3]

Personal life[edit]

A 1950 Associated Press news brief reported that Marshall planned to marry director Howard Hawks on February 26, 1950.[4]

She married three times, her first husband being the cameraman Allen Davey. Her second husband (from May 20, 1952,[5] until 1959) was director Stanley Donen, with whom she had two sons, Peter (born December 20, 1953; died December 31, 2003) and Joshua (born August 10, 1955).[3]

On July 21, 1963, in New York City, she married actor Robert Wagner,[6] with whom she had one child, television presenter Katie Wagner, before they divorced in 1971.[3]



  1. ^ "California, Birth Index, 1905-199". Retrieved January 29, 2014.
  2. ^ Marion Marshall profileArchived July 6, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ a b c Marion Marshall on IMDb
  4. ^ "Marion Marshall, Hawks To Be Wed". The Capital. Maryland, Annapolis. Associated Press. January 1, 1950. p. 49. Retrieved September 30, 2017 – via open access
  5. ^ "Film Actress, Movie Director Honeymoon". Redlands Daily Facts. California, Redlands. United Press. May 21, 1952. p. 1. Retrieved September 30, 2017 – via open access
  6. ^ "Robert Wagner Takes Second Wife". The Kansas City Times. Missouri, Kansas City. Associated Press. July 22, 1963. p. 2. Retrieved September 30, 2017 – via open access

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