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Marion Fairbanks (1900–1973)

Marion and her twin sister Madeline Fairbanks were born on November 15, 1900 in New York City. Their mother, 'Jennie (known professionally as Jane) Fairbanks' was also an actress and their father was the son of a Civil War veteran. The twins began their career on the stage in such productions as "Alias Jimmy Valentine", "Mother", "Salomy Jane", "... See full bio »

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 1929 On with the Show!
One of The Fairbanks Twins
 1916 The Heart of a Doll (Short)
 1916/II The Answer (Short)
The Son's Second Daughter
 1916 A Man of Honor (Short)
The Banker's Second Twin Daughter
 1916 The Burglars' Picnic (Short)
 1915 His Majesty, the King (Short)
 1915 An Innocent Traitor (Short)
The Archers' Second Daughter
 1915 The Baby and the Boss (Short)
Irene, the Girl
 1915 The Twins of the G.L. Ranch (Short)
Second Twin
 1915 The Flying Twins
The Flying Twins
 1915 The Stolen Anthurium (Short)
 1915 Which Shall It Be? (Short)
Second Twin
 1915 Through Edith's Looking Glass (Short)
Conscience - as a Little Girl
 1915 The Baby Benefactor (Short)
Dorothy (unconfirmed)
 1915 Fairy Fern Seed (Short)
Marion Porter - Rosalie's Daughter
 1915 Their One Love (Short)
 1915 The Life Worth While (Short)
 1915 $1,000 Reward (Short)
Marion Goddard
 1915 When Fate Rebelled (Short)
 1914 A Hatful of Trouble (Short)
Dorothy Wiggins - Daughter
 1914 Shadows and Sunshine (Short)
 1914 Pawns of Fate (Short)
One of the Governor's Daughters
 1914 Shep's Race with Death (Short)
A twin (as The Thanhouser Twins)
 1914 Left in the Train (Short)
Marion - the First Twin
 1914 The Benevolence of Conductor 786 (Short)
Marion - First Twin
 1914 In Danger's Hour (Short)
Marion - one of the Twins
 1914 In Peril's Path (Short)
 1914 The Pendulum of Fate (Short)
Marion - the Banker's Daughter
 1914 The Widow's Mite (Short)
Marion Houston
 1914 The Million Dollar Mystery (as The Fairbanks Twins)
 1914 The Girl Across the Hall (Short)
Eileen - Jim's Sister
 1914 In Her Sleep (Short)
 1914 The Tin Soldier and the Dolls (Short)
Grace - formerly a Doll
 1914 Beautiful Snow (Short)
 1914 The Eugenic Boy (Short)
Cyril Reginald Pointdexter - the Eugenic Boy (as The Thanhouser Twin)
 1914 Twins and a Stepmother (Short)
Marion Lewis
 1913 Jack and the Beanstalk (Short) (as The Thanhouser Twins)
 1913 Lawyer, Dog and Baby (Short) (as The Thanhouser Twins)
 1913 Uncle's Namesakes (Short)
Second Namesake (as The Thanhouser Twins)
 1913 Their Great Big Beautiful Doll (Short)
Marion (as The Thanhouser Twins)
 1913 The Children's Hour (Short)
 1913 The Twins and the Other Girl (Short)
Second Twin
 1913 Life's Pathway (Short)
Anna at Age 12 (as The Thanhouser Twins)
 1913 An Unfair Exchange (Short)
 1912/I The Little Girl Next Door (Short)
Helen Randall
 1912 As Others See Us (Short)
Tinker, a Pixie
 1912 Cousins (Short)
 1912 The Twins (Short) (as The Fairbanks Twins)
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Stage Play: The Century Girl. Musical revue. Music by Victor Herbert and Irving Berlin (also lyrics) and Henry Blossom. Musical Direction by Louis F. Gottschalk [final Broadway production] and Max Hoffmann. Additional music by Helen Trix, L. Wolfe Gilbert, Carey Morgan and James Kendis. Additional lyrics by Helen Trix, Harry B. Smith, L. ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

The Fairbanks Twins | The Thanhouser Twin | The Thanhouser Twins

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Twin sister of actress Madeline Fairbanks. See more »

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