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Marian Spitzer (1899–1983)

Marian Spitzer was born on February 20, 1899 in New York City, New York, USA. She was a writer and actress, known for The Dolly Sisters (1945), Look for the Silver Lining (1949) and Shake Hands with the Devil (1959). She was married to Harlan Thompson. She died on July 18, 1983 in New York City. See full bio »

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 1959 Shake Hands with the Devil (adaptation - as Marian Thompson)
  The Loretta Young Show (TV Series) (7 episodes, 1954 - 1955) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 1955 - 1957)
- Louise (1957) ... (teleplay - as Marian Thompson)
- Code 258 (1956) ... (teleplay)
- Week-End in Winnetka (1955) ... (teleplay - as Marian Thompson)
- Mink Coat (1955)
- Option on a Wife (1955)
 1949 Look for the Silver Lining (screenplay)
 1945 The Dolly Sisters (original screenplay)
 1945 Hangover Square (contributor to dialogue - uncredited)
 1931 American Love (play)
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 1929 Thru Different Eyes

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Marian Spitzer Thompson | Marian Thompson

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In New York it is a great honor to play the Palace. It means everything, and there are some small-time vaudevillians who would gladly play there for nothing, who would be willing to pay a bonus if they could get a week's booking at that house. Just as is the ambition of every social aspirant to see her name in the Social Register and to be invited to an Astor or a Vanderbilt function as the final... See more »


Mother of actor Evan Thompson, mother-in-law of Joan Shepard, grandmother of Owen Thompson and Jenn Thompson.

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