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Overview (3)

Born in Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameMarilyn Joan Hassett
Height 5' 6¾" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Marilyn Hassett was born on December 17, 1947 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Marilyn Joan Hassett. She is known for her work on The Other Side of the Mountain (1975), Two-Minute Warning (1976) and The Bell Jar (1979).

Spouse (1)

Larry Peerce (? - ?) ( divorced)

Trivia (4)

Was filming a commercial in 1969 when an elephant stepped on her. She was confined to bed for five months and grueling physical therapy for some time after that. That experience, plus her sensitive reading, helped Marilyn win the coveted role of Jill Kinmont in The Other Side of the Mountain (1975) over four hundred hopefuls. She also reprised the role in The Other Side of the Mountain: Part II (1978).
Studied drama at Cal State.
Worked in a bank, drove a taxi in Beverly Hills and photographed record album covers prior to getting her first break as an actress.
Ex-daughter-in-law of Jan Peerce.

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