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Marian Nixon (1904–1983)

Marian Nixon was born on October 20, 1904, in Superior, Wisconsin. Her career started in 1923 when she played Agnes Evans in Cupid's Fireman (1923). She was nineteen. Marian always gave a good account for herself when she appeared in films and was much in demand throughout the 1920s. Marian was one of those fortunate actresses who made the ... See full bio »

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 1982 Madhouse (TV Series)
- Episode #3.1 (1982) ... (uncredited)
 1936 Captain Calamity
 1936 The Drag-Net
Katherine 'Kit' van Buren
 1936 Tango
Treasure McGuire
 1936 The Reckless Way
Helen Rogers
 1935 Sweepstake Annie
Annie Foster
 1934 By Your Leave
Andree (as Marion Nixon)
 1934 Embarrassing Moments
 1934 Once to Every Bachelor
Natalie Stuart
 1934 We're Rich Again
Arabella Sykes (as Marion Nixon)
 1934 Strictly Dynamite
Sylvia Montgomery
 1934 The Line-Up
Peggy Arnold
 1933 Chance at Heaven
Glory Franklyn (as Marion Nixon)
 1933 Doctor Bull
May Tupping - Telephone Operator
 1933 Pilgrimage
Mary Saunders
 1933 Best of Enemies
Lena Schneider
 1933 Face in the Sky
 1932 Too Busy to Work
 1932 Madison Square Garden
Bee (as Marion Nixon)
 1932 Winner Take All
Peggy Harmon
 1932 Amateur Daddy
Sally Smith
 1932 After Tomorrow
Sidney Taylor
 1932 Charlie Chan's Chance
Shirley Marlowe
 1931 A Private Scandal
Mary Gate
 1931 Women Go on Forever
 1931 Sweepstakes
Babe Ellis
 1930 The Lash
Dona Dolores Delfino
 1930 Ex-Flame
Lady Catherine
 1930 The Pay-Off
Nancy Porter
 1930 College Lovers
Madge Hutton
 1930 Scarlet Pages
Nora Mason
 1930 Courage
Muriel Colbrook
 1929 General Crack
Archduchess Maria Luisa
 1929 Show of Shows
Performer in 'What Became of the Floradora Boys' Number
 1929 Young Nowheres
Annie Jackson
 1929 In the Headlines
Anna Lou Anderson
 1929 Say It with Songs
Katherine Lane (as Marion Nixon)
 1929 The Rainbow Man
Mary Lane
 1929 The Red Sword
 1929 Geraldine
 1929 Silks and Saddles
Lucy Calhoun (as Marion Nixon)
 1929 Man, Woman and Wife
Bella Rogers / Helen Brandon (as Marion Nixon)
 1928 Red Lips
Cynthia Day (as Marion Nixon)
 1928 Jazz Mad
Elsa Hausmann
 1928 Out of the Ruins
Yvonne Gilbert
 1928 How to Handle Women
Beatrice Fairbanks
 1928 The Fourflusher
June Allen
 1927 The Chinese Parrot
Sally Phillmore
 1927 Out All Night
Molly O'Day
 1927 Down the Stretch
Katie Kelly
 1927 Taxi! Taxi!
Rose Zimmerman
 1927 The Auctioneer
Ruth Levi
 1927 Heroes of the Night
Mary Allen
 1926 Spangles
'Spangles' Delancy
 1926 Devil's Island
Rose Marie
 1926 Rolling Home
 1926 What Happened to Jones?
Lucille Bigbee (as Marion Nixon)
 1926 Hands Up!
Mae Woodstock
 1925 Sporting Life
Nora Cavanaugh
 1925 Durand of the Bad Lands
Molly Gore
 1925 Where Was I?
Alicia Stone
 1925 I'll Show You the Town
Hazel Deming (as Marion Nixon)
 1925 Let 'er Buck
Jacqueline McCall (as Marion Nixon)
 1925 Riders of the Purple Sage
Bess Erne
 1925 The Saddle Hawk
Rena Newhall
 1925 The Hurricane Kid
Joan Langdon (as Marion Nixon)
 1924 The Circus Cowboy
Bird Taylor
 1924 The Vagabond Trail
Lou Macon
 1924 Just Off Broadway
Jean Lawrence
 1923 Cupid's Fireman
Agnes Evans
 1923 Big Dan
Dora Allen
 1923 Rosita
Undetermined Bit Role (uncredited)
 1923 The Shriek of Araby
Minor Role (uncredited)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Self (3 credits)

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Marion Nixon


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Nixon has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1724 Vine Street. She was inducted on February 8, 1960. See more »

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