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Marion Davies (1897–1961)


Marion Cecelia Douras was born in the borough of Brooklyn, New York on January 3, 1897. She had been bitten by the show biz bug early as she watched her sisters perform in local stage productions. She wanted to do the same. As Marion got older, she tried out for various school plays and did fairly well. Once her formal education had ended, Marion ... See full bio »

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Known For

Show People
Show People Peggy Pepper
(1928)
Going Hollywood
Going Hollywood Sylvia Bruce
(1933)
Cain and Mabel
Cain and Mabel Mabel O'Dare
(1936)
The Patsy
The Patsy Patricia Harrington
(1928)

Filmography

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 1935 Pirate Party on Catalina Isle (Short)
Mrion Davies (uncredited)
 1931 The Christmas Party (Short)
Marion Davies (uncredited)
 1931 It's a Wise Child
Joyce Stanton
 1929/II Marianne
Marianne
 1929/I Marianne
Marianne
 1928 The Five O'Clock Girl
Patricia Brown
 1927 The Fair Co-Ed
Marion
 1927 Tillie the Toiler
Tillie Jones
 1927 The Red Mill
Tina
 1926 Beverly of Graustark
Beverly Calhoun
 1925 Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
Chariot Race Spectator (uncredited)
 1925 Lights of Old Broadway
Fely / Anne
 1925 Zander the Great
Mamie Smith
 1924 Yolanda
Princess Mary / Yolanda
 1923 The Pilgrim
Congregation Member (uncredited)
 1923 Adam and Eva
Eva King
 1922 The Young Diana
Diana May
 1922 The Bride's Play
Enid of Cashell / Aileen Barrett
 1920 The Restless Sex
Stephanie Cleland
 1920 April Folly
April Poole
 1919 The Cinema Murder
Elizabeth Dalston
 1919 Getting Mary Married
Mary Bussard
 1919 The Belle of New York
Violet Gray
 1918 The Burden of Proof
Elaine Brooks
 1918 Cecilia of the Pink Roses
Cecilia
 1917 Runaway Romany
Romany
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Words and Music. Musical revue. Music and lyrics by E. Ray Goetz. Book by Raymond Hitchcock. Words said to be by William Shakespeare. Music said to be by Ludwig van Beethoven. Featuring songs by William White, Jean Schwartz, Albert von Tilzer and Harry Ruby. Featuring songs with lyrics by Lew Brown, Edgar Leslie and Bert Kalmar... See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 6 Portrayals | 45 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Marion Davis

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

With me, it was 5% talent and 95% publicity. See more »

Trivia:

Victor Herbert composed the "Marion Davies March" in her honor for the film premiere of When Knighthood Was in Flower (1922), the biggest hit film of the year. See more »

Trademark:

Her offscreen stutter

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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