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Jacob Marley (Character)
from A Christmas Carol (2009)

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Overview

Biography:
Jacob Marley was born in 1785. He was a banker, and an usurious moneylender... See more »
Alternate Names:
Ghost Of Marley / Ghost of Jacob Marley / Ghost of Marley / Jacob Marley's Ghost / Jacob Marleys Geist / Jacob Marsley / Jacobo Marley / Jake Marley / Kid Playing Jake Marley / Kid playing Jake Marley / Lew Hayward / Marley / Marley Grudge / Marley Jacob / Marley Voice / Marley's Ghost / Marli Jacob / Matthew Presley / Maude Marley / Young Jacob Marley / Young Marley

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  1. A Christmas Carol (????/I) Played by Mark Paul Wake (as Marley)

  2. "Dickensian"
        - Episode #1.20 (2016) TV episode, Played by Peter Firth
        - Episode #1.18 (2016) TV episode, Played by Peter Firth
        - Episode #1.1 (2015) TV episode, Played by Peter Firth
        - Episode #1.2 (2015) TV episode, Played by Peter Firth
  3. "Atop the Fourth Wall"
    ... aka "At4W" - USA (short title)
        - Zombies Christmas Carol #4-5 (2015) TV episode, Played by Lewis Lovhaug
        - Cable #2 (2010) TV episode, Played by Loren Lovhaug
        - Extreme Super Christmas Special #1 (2009) TV episode, Played by Loren Lovhaug
  4. "CineRama"
        - Spirits (2015) TV episode, Played by Paul Taylor
  5. Shadows of a Stranger (2014) Played by Barnaby Edwards (as Marley's Ghost)
  6. Dollywood's a Christmas Carol (2013) Played by Nathan Forshey
  7. All American Christmas Carol (2013) Played by Heath Freeman (as Jake Marley) / Alex J. Dean (as Kid Playing Jake Marley)
  8. Mister Scrooge to See You (2013) Played by Rick Richter
  9. 95ers: Echoes (2013) Played by Jeffrey Blake (as Marley)
    ... aka "95ers: Time Runners" - USA (original title)
  10. "Mad"
        - Fantastic Four Christmases/Red & White Collar (2012) TV episode, Played by Hugh Davidson
  11. Scrooge & Marley (2012) Played by Tim Kazurinsky (as Marley) / Nicholas Bailey (as Young Marley)
  12. A Christmas Carol (2012) Played by Bryan Murray
  13. Screw Scrooge (2011) Played by Bill Lafferty
  14. Scrooge in the Hood (2011) Played by Allan Alexander
  15. Canto di Natale (2010) Played by Stefano Musco

  16. A Christmas Carol (2009) Played by Gary Oldman (as Marley)
    ... aka "A Christmas Carol: An IMAX 3D Experience" - USA (IMAX version)
    ... aka "Disney's A Christmas Carol" - USA (complete title)
    ... aka "Disney's Christmas Carol" - Japan (English title)
  17. "My Family"
        - Ho Ho No (2007) TV episode, Played by John Challis
  18. The Carol Project (2006) (TV) Played by Kevin Cook (as Ghost of Jacob Marley)
  19. "Hot Properties"
        - It's a Wonderful Christmas Carol on 34th Street (2005) TV episode, Played by Clint Black (as Marley)
  20. Chasing Christmas (2005) (TV) Played by Jason Schombing (as Matthew Presley)
  21. A Carol of Christmas (2005) Played by Dan Keeton
  22. Karroll's Christmas (2004) (TV) Played by Dan Joffre
  23. A Christmas Carol: The Musical (2004) (TV) Played by Jason Alexander / Jason Alexander (as Marley's Ghost)
    ... aka "A Christmas Carol" - Hungary (original title)
  24. Surviving Christmas (2004) Played by Kent Osborne (as Marley)
  25. Scrooge and Marley (2001) (TV) Played by Reg Grant
  26. Christmas Carol: The Movie (2001) Played by Nicolas Cage (as Marley)
  27. A Diva's Christmas Carol (2000) (TV) Played by Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas (as Marli Jacob)
  28. A Christmas Carol (2000) (TV) Played by Ray Fearon

  29. "Popular"
        - Fall on Your Knees (1999) TV episode, Played by Cyia Batten (as Marley Jacob)
  30. A Christmas Carol (1999) (TV) Played by Bernard Lloyd (as Marley's Ghost)
  31. Ms. Scrooge (1997) (TV) Played by Katherine Helmond (as Maude Marley)
  32. A Christmas Carol (1997) (V) Played by Edward Asner (as Marley)
  33. "Timon & Pumbaa"
    ... aka "The Lion King's Timon & Pumbaa" - USA (complete title)
        - Shopping Mauled/Library Brouhaha (1996) TV episode, Played by Maurice LaMarche
  34. Ebbie (1995) (TV) Played by Jeffrey DeMunn (as Jake Marley)
  35. Bah, Humbug!: The Story of Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol' (1994) (TV) Played by Martin Sheen (as Marley's Ghost)
    ... aka "Bah, Humbug!" - USA (short title)
  36. A Christmas Carol (1994) (V) Played by Michael Donovan
  37. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992) Played by Jerry Nelson
  38. "Star Trek: The Next Generation"
    ... aka "Star Trek: TNG" - USA (promotional abbreviation)
        - Devil's Due (1991) TV episode, Played by William Glover
  39. Scrooge: A Christmas Sarah (1990) (TV) Played by Rowland Rivron
  40. "Going Live!"
        - Episode #4.15 (1990) TV episode, Played by Rowland Rivron

  41. Scrooged (1988) Played by Jamie Farr / John Forsythe (as Lew Hayward)
  42. Kenny Everett's Christmas Carol (1985) (TV) Played by Spike Milligan (as Ghost Of Marley)
  43. "Fame"
        - Ebenezer Morloch (1985) TV episode, Played by Ken Swofford
  44. "The Jetsons"
        - A Jetson Christmas Carol (1985) TV episode, Played by Mel Blanc (as Jacob Marsley)
  45. A Christmas Carol (1984) (TV) Played by Frank Finlay
  46. Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983) Played by Hal Smith (as Jacob Marley's Ghost)
  47. "Hallelujah!"
        - A Goose for Mrs. Scratchitt (1983) TV episode, Played by Geoffrey Bayldon
  48. A Christmas Carol (1982/I) (TV) Played by Oliver Cliff (as Marley's Ghost)
  49. A Christmas Carol (1981) (TV) Played by Raye Birk (as Marley's Ghost)

  50. A Christmas Carol at Ford's Theatre (1979) (TV) Played by David Long (as Marley) / Josie Lawrence (as Marley Voice) / Jennifer Borge (as Marley Voice) / Mary Irey (as Marley Voice)
  51. A Christmas Carol (1979) Played by Ed Doring (as Marley)
  52. The Stingiest Man in Town (1978) (TV) Played by Theodore Bikel (as Marley's Ghost)
  53. Scrooge (1978) (TV) Played by Drew Borland (as Marley's Ghost)
  54. A Christmas Carol (1977) (TV) Played by John Le Mesurier (as Marley's Ghost)
  55. Canción de Navidad (1974) (TV) Played by Miguel Manzano (as Jacobo Marley)
  56. A Christmas Carol (1971) (TV) Played by Michael Hordern (as Marley's Ghost)
  57. Scrooge (1970) Played by Alec Guinness (as Jacob Marley's Ghost)

  58. A Christmas Carol (1969) (TV) Played by Bruce Montague
  59. Mister Scrooge (1967) (TV) Played by Ondrej Malachovský (as Marley)
  60. "Novela"
        - Leyenda de Navidad (1966) TV episode, Played by Joaquín Pamplona (as Marley's Ghost)
  61. A Carol for Another Christmas (1964) (TV) Played by Gordon Spencer (as Marley Grudge)
  62. Karácsonyi ének (1964) (TV) Played by János Rajz (as Jacob Marley's Ghost)
  63. Mr. Scrooge (1964) (TV) Played by Eric Christmas
  64. Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol (1962) (TV) Played by Royal Dano (as Marley's Ghost)
    ... aka "A Christmas Carol" - USA (short title)
  65. Ein Weihnachtslied in Prosa oder Eine Geistergeschichte zum Christfest (1960) (TV) Played by Stefan Schnabel (as Jacob Marleys Geist)
    ... aka "A Christmas Carol in Prose, or, A Ghost Story of Christmas" - USA (informal literal English title)
  66. A Christmas Carol (1960) Played by Bruce Anderson (as Marley's Ghost)

  67. "Fredric March Presents Tales from Dickens"
    ... aka "Tales from Dickens" - UK (original title)
        - A Christmas Carol (1958) TV episode, Played by Wilfred Fletcher (as Marley's Ghost)
  68. "General Electric Theater"
    ... aka "G.E. Theater" - USA (English title) (informal short title)
    ... aka "G.E. True Theater" - USA (English title) (tenth season title)
        - The Trail to Christmas (1957) TV episode, Played by Will Wright (as Jake Marley)
  69. "The Alcoa Hour"
        - The Stingiest Man in Town (1956) TV episode, Played by Robert Weede (as Marley's Ghost)
  70. "Shower of Stars"
        - A Christmas Carol III (1956) TV episode, Played by Basil Rathbone (as Marley's Ghost)
        - A Christmas Carol (1954) TV episode, Played by Basil Rathbone (as Marley's Ghost)
  71. The Merry Christmas (1955) (TV) Played by Edmund Willard (as Marley's Ghost)
  72. Ein Weihnachtslied in Prosa (1955) (TV) Played by Fritz Rasp
  73. "Kraft Theatre"
    ... aka "Kraft Television Theatre" - USA (original title)
    ... aka "Kraft Mystery Theatre" - USA (new title)
        - A Christmas Carol (1952) TV episode, Played by Richard Purdy
  74. "Fireside Theatre"
        - A Christmas Carol (1951) TV episode, Played by Malcolm Keen (as Marley's Ghost)
  75. A Christmas Carol (1951) Played by Michael Hordern / Patrick Macnee (as Young Jacob Marley)
    ... aka "Scrooge" - UK (original title)
  76. A Christmas Carol (1950) (TV) Played by W.E. Holloway (as Marley's Ghost)

  77. The Christmas Carol (1949) (TV) Played by Earl Lee (as Ghost of Marley)
  78. "The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse"
    ... aka "The Philco Television Playhouse" - USA (original title)
    ... aka "Arena Theatre" - USA (new title)
    ... aka "Repertory Theatre" - USA (new title)
        - A Christmas Carol (1948) TV episode, Played by Frank M. Thomas (as Marley's Ghost)
  79. Leyenda de Navidad (1947) Played by Ramón Martori (as Marley's Ghost)

  80. A Christmas Carol (1938) Played by Leo G. Carroll (as Marley's Ghost)
    ... aka "Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol" - USA (complete title)
  81. Scrooge (1935) Played by Claude Rains (as Marley)

  82. A Christmas Carol (1923) Played by Forbes Dawson (as Marley)
    ... aka "Scrooge" - UK (original title)

  83. The Right to Be Happy (1916) Played by Harry Carter
  84. A Christmas Carol (1914) Played by Edward O'Neill
Archive Footage:
  1. "Family Theatre"
        - The Christmas Carol (1958) TV episode, Played by Earl Lee (as Marley's Ghost)
  2. "MGM Parade"
        - Episode #1.15 (1955) TV episode, Played by Leo G. Carroll (as Marley's Ghost)

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Quotes:
From A Diva's Christmas Carol (2000) (TV)
Marli Jacob: Well, where were you Christmas Eve 1990?
Ebony Scrooge: Where was I? I was just getting the news that you got yourself messed up and got your Porsche wrapped around a tree.
Marli Jacob: Yeah, and I took two innocent lives with me. And what did you do?
Ebony Scrooge: I cried all night long. I never really got over it.
Marli Jacob: The very night I died, you abandoned Terry and started planning your own solo act.
Ebony Scrooge: That's not true.
Marli Jacob: And I had to watch it. My hell is watching you mess up your life.
[She hangs her head in shame, but then looks up after a moment]
Marli Jacob: Remember that showcase that Bob put together for us at Tramps? that night was make-or-break. We do a good show, we get signed. If we choke, we're history, remember?
Ebony Scrooge: Yeah, we kicked butt.
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