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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 9 February 1941Santa Barbara, California, USA
Birth NameMariana Schwarzkopf
Height 5' 4" (1.63 m)

Mini Bio (1)

A familiar character actress, Mariana Hill was the daughter of a building contractor, who moved his family around. In addition to living in her native Southern California, Hill has lived in Canada, Spain and Great Britain. As a result, she learned and became quite accomplished in doing different accents and dialects. Whether it's a French accent (from a guest appearance on My Three Sons (1960)) or German (Hogan's Heroes (1965)), Hill could be counted on to belt it out. She started acting while a teenager, apprenticing at the La Jolla (Calif.) Playhouse, and also studied at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City. Having beautiful, exotic looks certainly didn't hurt her either as she has played a Hawaiian girl, Irish lass and Greek beauty. In addition, she has been a model and was an acting coach and teacher at the Lee Strasberg Institute in London.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Ken Severson

Trivia (8)

Teaching at The Method Studio in London, England, which was formerly known as The Lee Strasberg Studio. [May 2000]
Cousin of U.S. Army Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf.
Worked in the Lee Strasberg Studio, London, until it closed down. [May 1996]
Fluent in Spanish.
Dated Sidney Luft who was the third husband of Judy Garland.
Because of her skill with different dialects, she got a 5-year contract with Paramount.
Joined the Laguna Playhouse at the age of 14.
Part German, and part Spanish.

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