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Overview (4)

Born in Nevada City, California, USA
Died in Encino, California, USA  (heart attack)
Birth NameWilliam Phillips
Height 5' 10½" (1.79 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Tully Marshall intended to pursue a legal career, until he tried a dramatic course at Santa Clara University. He started stage work in San Francisco in 1883 and moved to New York in 1887, where he played in various roles on Broadway and on the road. After a few small parts in films he was given the role of the High Priest of Babylon in the D.W. Griffith classic, Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916). One of his finest roles in silents was that of an old frontiersman in another classic, The Covered Wagon (1923).

When sound arrived Marshall was very much in demand and worked for nearly every major studio. His last film was Behind Prison Walls (1943). He died on March 10, 1943, after a 60-year career in entertainment.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Dale Berryessa

Spouse (1)

Marion Fairfax (7 June 1899 - 10 March 1943) ( his death)

Trivia (2)

In the 1920s, he and Marion Fairfax lived in a Moroccan home in Hollywood designed by S.O. Clements of the Frank Meline Company of Hollywood.
Was in three Oscar Best Picture nominees: Grand Hotel (1932), A Tale of Two Cities (1935) and Sergeant York (1941). Only the first of these won.

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