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Marilyn Nash (1926–2011)

Marilyn Nash was planning on a career as a doctor when, while a student at the University of Arizona, she visited Los Angeles and met Charles Chaplin, who placed her under contract (starting at $50 a week) and cast her in his production Monsieur Verdoux (1947). She appeared in a second and last film, the science-fiction Unknown World (1951), four ... See full bio »

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Monsieur Verdoux
Monsieur Verdoux The Girl
The Outlaw Josey Wales
The Outlaw Josey Wales Casting Department
Unknown World
Unknown World Dr. Joan Lindsey
Medic Nancy Hooper


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 1955 Medic (TV Series)
Nancy Hooper
- Glass of Fear (1955) ... Nancy Hooper
 1952 Hopalong Cassidy (TV Series)
Betty Turner
- Black Waters (1952) ... Betty Turner
 1951 Unknown World
Dr. Joan Lindsey
 1947 Monsieur Verdoux
The Girl
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 1977 The Last of the Cowboys (location casting - uncredited)
 1976 The Outlaw Josey Wales (location casting director)
 1974 Klansman (location casting)
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 2007 Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story (Documentary)
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 2003 Chaplin Today: Monsieur Verdoux (TV Short documentary)
The Girl (uncredited)

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(book) "Secrets of Hollywood Heydays". Chico, CA: Yordan Publications, 2000. ISBN-10: 0967566819; ISBN-13: 9780967566818

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Nash talks about the start of her acting career, and the movie Unknown World (1951) in the book "A Sci-Fi Swarm and Horror Horde" (McFarland & Co., 2010) by Tom Weaver.


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