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Marion Byron (1911–1985)

At Warner Brothers, tiny, five feet tall Marion Byron was nicknamed (and occasionally billed as) "Peanuts". She was a cute and vivacious soubrette who featured in early, long forgotten musicals, with titles like Show of Shows (1929), Broadway Babies (1929) and Playing Around (1930). Marion began her performing career as a teenage showgirl in Los ... See full bio »

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Steamboat Bill, Jr.
Steamboat Bill, Jr. Kitty King - King's Daughter
Broadway Babies
Broadway Babies Florine Chanler
Playing Around
His Captive Woman
His Captive Woman Baby Myers


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 1938 Five of a Kind
Nurse Corday
 1935 Swellhead
 1934 Gift of Gab
Telephone Girl (as Marian Byron)
 1934 It Happened One Day (Short)
Bride on Train (uncredited)
 1934 Susie's Affairs (Short)
 1934 Hips, Hips, Hooray!
Page Girl (uncredited)
 1933 Only Yesterday
Grace (uncredited)
 1933 Meet the Baron
College Girl (uncredited)
 1933 Husbands' Reunion (Short)
Elmer's Sister
 1933 College Humor
Student (uncredited)
 1933 Melody Cruise
Second Stewardess (uncredited)
 1933 Breed of the Border
 1933 The Crime of the Century
Bridge Player (uncredited)
 1933 Lucky Devils
Peanuts (uncredited)
 1932 They Call It Sin
Soda Jerk (uncredited)
 1932 Trouble in Paradise
Maid (uncredited)
 1932 Love Me Tonight
Bakery Girl (uncredited)
 1932 The Hollywood Handicap (Short)
 1932 Week Ends Only
Party Girl (uncredited)
 1932 The Tenderfoot
Kitty (as Marion Bryon)
 1932 The Heart of New York
Mimi Marantz
 1932 Running Hollywood (Short)
Marion Byron
 1931 Working Girls
Ellen (uncredited)
 1931 Children of Dreams
 1931 Girls Demand Excitement
 1930 The Bad Man
Angela Hardy
 1930 The Matrimonial Bed
 1930 Golden Dawn
 1930 Song of the West
 1930 Playing Around
 1929 Show of Shows
Performer in 'Meet My Sister' Number
 1929 The Forward Pass
 1929 So Long Letty
Ruth Davis
 1929 Social Sinners (Short)
 1929 Broadway Babies
Florine Chanler (as Miriam Byron)
 1929 The Unkissed Man (Short)
 1929 His Captive Woman
Baby Myers
 1929 A Pair of Tights (Short)
 1929 Going Ga-Ga (Short)
 1928 Feed 'em and Weep (Short)
 1928/I The Boy Friend (Short)
Marion Davidson
 1928 Is Everybody Happy? (Short)
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1928 Plastered in Paris
 1928 Steamboat Bill, Jr.
Kitty King - King's Daughter
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Marion Bryon | Marian Byron | Marion 'Peanuts' Byron | Miriam Byron


5' (1.52 m)

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