Marin Sais (1890–1971)

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Marin Sais was descended from one of the earliest Spanish families of California (Marin County was named after one of her ancestors). She was possessed of a fine singing voice. and after graduation from school journeyed to New York to pursue an operatic career. However, not long after her arrival she apparently changed her mind about her career ... See full bio »

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Known For

Mysteries of the Grand Hotel Frances Ballon - House Detective [Ch. 1-7, 10] / Various Roles [Ch. 8-9, 11-12]
The Strangler's Cord Frances Ballon - House Detective
The Girl from Frisco Barbara Brent


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 1953 The Great Jesse James Raid
Mrs. Lovett (uncredited)
 1950 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Ma Hinshaw
- Double Jeopardy (1950) ... Ma Hinshaw
 1949 Cowboy and the Prizefighter
The Duchess
 1949 The Fighting Redhead
 1949 Roll, Thunder, Roll!
 1949 Ride, Ryder, Ride!
The Duchess - Red's Aunt
 1947 Big Town After Dark
Mrs. O'Hara--Game Operator (uncredited)
 1947 Yankee Fakir
Mrs. Randall (uncredited)
 1946 Stagecoach to Denver
May Barnes (uncredited)
 1946 Wild West
Townswoman (uncredited)
 1946 Rendezvous 24
Rina - Heligmann's Housekeeper (uncredited)
 1946 Terrors on Horseback
Mrs. Jed Bartlett
 1946 King of the Forest Rangers
Mrs. Barton - Landowner [Ch. 3] (uncredited)
 1946 Lightning Raiders
Mrs. Loren
 1945 Girls of the Big House
Foyer Matron (uncredited)
 1945 Border Badmen
Mrs. Bentley
 1945/I Along the Navajo Trail
Gypsy Woman (uncredited)
 1945 Love, Honor and Goodbye
Wardrobe Mistress (uncredited)
 1945 Bells of Rosarita
Duena in Wedding (uncredited)
 1944 Oath of Vengeance
 1944 Enemy of Women
Frau Bendler
 1944 Frontier Outlaws
Ma Clark
 1943 Harvest Melody
Ma Nelson
 1943 Murder in Times Square
Theatre Patron (uncredited)
 1942 South of Santa Fe
Townswoman (uncredited)
 1942 A Tragedy at Midnight
Second Mrs. Charles Miller (uncredited)
 1941 Forbidden Trails
Sue (uncredited)
 1941 Sierra Sue
Tess (uncredited)
 1941 The Iron Claw
Hannah - Silk's Housekeeper [Ch. 7] (uncredited)
 1941 Cracked Nuts
Woman (uncredited)
 1941 Billy the Kid in Santa Fe
Pat Walker
 1941 Saddlemates
Mrs. Langley
 1941 Two Gun Sheriff
Mrs. McKinnon
 1940 The Durango Kid
Mrs. Evans (uncredited)
 1940 Deadwood Dick
Calamity Jane
 1940 One Man's Law
Kathy Winters (uncredited)
 1940 Wild Horse Range
Harriet Morgan
 1940 Convicted Woman
Matron (uncredited)
 1940 The Shadow
Nurse Plunkett [Ch. 9] (uncredited)
 1939 The Mad Empress (uncredited)
 1939 Oklahoma Terror
Mathilda - Fleeing Rancher's Wife (uncredited)
 1939 Riders of the Frontier
Sarah Burton
 1939 Lone Star Pioneers
Kate (uncredited)
 1938 Santa Fe Stampede
Townswoman (uncredited)
 1938 I Stand Accused
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1938 Phantom Gold
Mag Smith
 1938 Pioneer Trail
 1937 Renfrew of the Royal Mounted
Mrs. MacDonald (uncredited)
 1937 Trailing Trouble
Mrs. Johns (Mrs. Burns in credits)
 1937 Windjammer
Bishop's Secretary (uncredited)
 1937 Drums of Destiny
Ma Green (uncredited)
 1936 Reefer Madness
Mrs. Harper (uncredited)
 1935 The Pace That Kills
Mrs. Bradford (uncredited)
 1935 The Circle of Death
Mrs. Mary Gordon
 1935 Outlaw Rule
Mrs. Turk (uncredited)
 1934 When Lightning Strikes
Mrs. Stevens
 1934 The Man from Hell
Townswoman (uncredited)
 1934 Rawhide Romance
Mrs. Whitney
 1934 Wheels of Destiny
Settler's Wife (uncredited)
 1933 The Fighting Cowboy
Squaw Mary (as Marion Sais)
 1929 Come and Get It!
Breezy's Mother
 1928 A Son of the Desert
Helen Dobson
 1927 The Harvester
 1927 The Fighting Three
Clara Jones
 1927 Men of Daring
Mother Owen
 1927 Rough and Ready
Martha Bowman
 1926 The Wild Horse Stampede
Grace Connor
 1925 The Red Rider
Silver Waters
 1925 A Roaring Adventure
Katherine Dodd
 1924 The Measure of a Man
Clare - His Wife
 1924 The Hellion
The Hellion
 1924 Behind Two Guns
Mrs. Baxter
 1923 Good Men and Bad
 1923 Wolf Tracks
Rose Romaine
 1923 The Forbidden Trail
Woman washing (uncredited)
 1922 Riders of the Law
Barbara Layne
 1921 Hills of Hate
 1921 The Broken Spur
Ida Hunt
 1921 Dead or Alive
Sheriff Lamar's Wife
 1921 The Sheriff of Hope Eternal
Hela Marcale
 1920 Thunderbolt Jack
Bess Morgan
 1919 Bonds of Honor
Olga Orczy
 1918 The Vanity Pool
Diana Casper
 1918 His Birthright
Edna Kingston
 1918 The City of Dim Faces
Elizabeth Mendall
 1917 Whirlwind of Whiskers (Short)
 1917 The Ghost of the Desert (Short)
Madge King
 1917 The Golden Eagle Trail (Short)
Madge King
 1917 The Man from Tia Juana (Short)
Madge King
 1917 Sagebrush Law (Short)
Madge King
 1917 The Door in the Mountain (Short)
Madge King
 1917 The Pot o' Gold (Short)
Madge King
 1917 The Man Hunt at San Remo (Short)
Madge King
 1917 The Vanished Line Rider (Short)
Madge King
 1917 The Trapping of Two-Bit Tuttle (Short)
Madge King
 1917 The Secret of Lost Valley (Short)
Madge King
 1917 The Tyrant of Chiracahua (Short)
Madge King
 1917 The Vulture of Skull Mountain (Short)
Madge King
 1917 The Skeleton Canyon Raid (Short)
Madge King
 1917 The Lost Legion of the Border (Short)
Madge King
 1917 The Phantom Mine (Short)
Madge King
 1917 The Fate of Juan Garcia (Short)
Madge King
 1917 The Black Rider of Tasajara (Short)
Madge King
 1917 The Dominion of Fernandez (Short)
Barbara Brent
 1917 The Wolf of Los Alamos (Short)
Barbara Brent
 1917 The Homesteaders' Feud (Short)
Barbara Brent
 1917 The Resurrection of Gold Bar (Short)
Barbara Brent
 1917 The False Prophet (Short)
Barbara Brent
 1916 On the Brink of War (Short)
Barbara Brent
 1916 The Stain of Chuckawalla (Short)
Barbara Brent
 1916 The Poisoned Dart (Short)
Barbara Brent
 1916 Border Wolves (Short)
Barbara Brent
 1916 The Fight for Paradise Valley (Short)
Barbara Brent
 1916 The Mystery of the Brass Bound Chest (Short)
Barbara Brent
 1916 The Witch of the Dark House (Short)
Barbara Brent
 1916 The Son of Cain (Short)
Barbara Brent
 1916 The Harvest of Gold (Short)
Barbara Brent
 1916 The Yellow Hand (Short)
Barbara Brent
 1916 The Reformation of Dog Hole (Short)
Barbara Brent
 1916 The Web of Guilt (Short)
Barbara Brent
 1916 A Battle in the Dark (Short)
Barbara Brent
 1916 The Gun Runners (Short)
Barbara Brent
 1916 The Treasure of Cibola (Short)
Barbara Brent
 1916 The Ore Plunderers (Short)
Barbara Brent
 1916 Tigers Unchained (Short)
Barbara Brent
 1916 The Oil Field Plot (Short)
Barbara Brent
 1916 The Turquoise Mine Conspiracy (Short)
Barbara Brent
 1916 The Fighting Heiress (Short)
Barbara Brent
 1916 The Girl from Frisco
Barbara Brent
 1916 Black Magic (Short)
Mona Hartley
 1916 The Music Swindlers (Short)
Mona Hartley
 1916 In the Service of the State (Short)
Mona Hartley
 1916 The Disappearance of Helen Mintern (Short)
Mona Hartley
 1916 The Fangs of the Tattler (Short)
Mona Hartley
 1916 Unmasking a Rascal (Short)
Mona Hartley
 1916 The Missing Millionaire (Short)
Mona Hartley
 1916 Sauce for the Gander (Short)
Mona Hartley
 1916 The Rogue's Nemesis (Short)
Mona Hartley
 1916 The Master Swindlers (Short)
Mona Hartley
 1916 The Millionaire Plunger (Short)
Mona Hartley
 1916 The War of Wits (Short)
Mona Hartley
 1916 The Parasite (Short)
Mona Davenport
 1916 The Corsican Sisters (Short)
Mona Hartley
 1916 The Little Monte Carlo (Short)
Mona Hartley
 1916 The Social Pirates
Mona Hartley
 1916 The Darkest Hour (Short)
Ethel Porter, Stingaree's Sweetheart
 1916 The Moth and the Star (Short)
Ethel Porter, Stingaree's Sweetheart
 1916 The Villain Worshipper (Short)
Ethel Porter, Stingaree's Sweetheart
 1916 The Duel in the Desert (Short)
Ethel Porter, Stingaree's Sweetheart
 1916 The Purification of Mulfera (Short)
Ethel Porter, Stingaree's Sweetheart
 1916 The Honor of the Road (Short)
Ethel Porter, Stingaree's Sweetheart
 1915 The Taking of Stingaree (Short)
Ethel Porter, Stingaree's Sweetheart
 1915 A Bushranger at Bay (Short)
Ethel Porter, Stingaree's Sweetheart
 1915 To the Vile Dust (Short)
Ethel Porter, Stingaree's Sweetheart
 1915 The Black Hole of Glenrenald (Short)
Ethel Porter, Stingaree's Sweetheart
 1915 A Voice in the Wilderness (Short)
Ethel Porter, Stingaree's Sweetheart
 1915 An Enemy of Mankind (Short)
Ethel Porter, Stingaree's Sweetheart
 1915 Stingaree
Ethel Porter - Stingaree's Sweetheart
 1915 The Pitfall
Margaret Laird
 1915 The Dream Seekers (Short)
Anna Martin - the Daughter
 1915 The Man in Irons (Short)
Vallie Martin - an Actress
 1915 The Man on Watch (Short)
Ruth Randall - Duke's Wife
 1915/I The Wolf's Prey (Short)
Frances Ballon - House Detective
 1915 Under Oath (Short)
Celeste le Fevre - a Girl of Mystery
 1915 When Thieves Fall Out (Short)
Kate - Queen of the Gang
 1915/I The False Clue (Short)
Frances Ballon - House Detective
 1915 A Double Identity (Short)
Frances Ballon - House Detective
 1915/I The Barnstormers
Clara Worth
 1915 The Substituted Jewel (Short)
Frances Ballon - House Detective
 1915 The Riddle of the Rings (Short)
Frances Ballon - Hotel Detective
 1915 The Secret Code (Short)
Frances Ballon - House Detective
 1915 The Disappearing Necklace (Short)
Frances Ballon - House Detective
 1915 Mysteries of the Grand Hotel
Frances Ballon - House Detective [Ch. 1-7, 10] / Various Roles [Ch. 8-9, 11-12]
 1915 The Strangler's Cord
Frances Ballon - House Detective
 1915 The Straight and Narrow Path (Short)
Lenore Hastings - Special Investigator
 1915/II The Frame-Up (Short)
Anna Lane - Special Investigator
 1915 The Accomplice (Short)
Evelyn Stanley - Special Investigator
 1915/I The Vivisectionist (Short)
Lila - a Special Investigator
 1915 The Vanishing Vases (Short)
Marie - a Special Investigator
 1915 The Money Leeches (Short)
Molly - a Special Investigator
 1915 The Secret Well (Short)
Special Investigator Netty Walright
 1915 The Figure in Black (Short)
Bertha - the Girl Detective
 1915 The Closed Door (Short)
Bertha - The Girl Detective
 1915 The Clairvoyant Swindlers (Short)
Bertha - The Girl Detective
 1915 The Phoney Cannibal (Short)
Mrs. Mum
 1915 Lotta Coin's Gold (Short)
Lotta Coin - Wadda's Daughter
 1915 The 'Pollywogs' Picnic (Short)
May - the General's Daughter
 1915 Ham's Harrowing Duel (Short)
Evelina Haynes - a Giddy Wife
 1915 Ham in a Harem (Short)
Fatima - the Sultan's Favorite
 1915 Ham Among the Redskins (Short)
Mary - the Chief's Captive
 1915 Ham at the Garbage Gentleman's Ball (Short)
Mary - Queen of the Ball
 1915 The Insurance Nightmare (Short)
May Fosdick - the Daughter
 1915 The Cause of It All (Short)
Dr. Spencer's Wife
 1915 The Girl Detective (Short)
Bertha - The Girl Detective
 1915 The Tragedy of Bear Mountain (Short)
Charley's Wife
 1915 Cooky's Adventure (Short)
Mrs. John Rogers
 1915 A Boob for Luck (Short)
Mary - Hiram's Adopted Daughter
 1915 The Waitress and the Boobs (Short)
Della Hicks - Ima's Wife
 1914 The Derelict (Short)
Mrs. Clinton - the Wife
 1914 The Fatal Opal (Short)
Alice Bainbridge
 1914 The Winning Whiskers (Short)
Lizzie - the Crook / Stella the Heiress
 1914 The Smugglers of Lone Isle (Short)
Nellie Crompton - Jim's Wife
 1914 The Prison Stain (Short)
Jean Darrel
 1914 Micky Flynn's Escapade (Short)
Madame De Boise
 1914 The King of Chance (Short)
Flo Baker
 1914 The Potter and the Clay (Short)
Rose Masters
 1914 The Primitive Instinct (Short)
Elena Walker - Robert's Wife
 1914 The Bond Eternal (Short)
Nora Sheppard - Dan's Wife
 1914 The Rajah's Vow (Short)
Mae Louise - Sir Edward's Daughter
 1914 The Chief of Police (Short)
May Keenan
 1914 Shannon of the Sixth
Dora Kimber
 1914/II The Quicksands (Short)
Bonita - a Philippino Girl
 1914 The Barrier of Ignorance (Short)
Nancy Ferris - Steve's Daughter
 1914 The Master Rogue (Short)
Louise Prentiss - the Daughter
 1914 The Death Sign at High Noon (Short)
Silver Thrush
 1914 The Boer War
Jane Lambert, their daughter
 1914 The District Attorney's Duty (Short)
Alice Sibley
 1914 The Shadow of Guilt (Short)
Emily Varden - Henry's Niece
 1914 Trapped (Short)
Nell - a Girl of the Slums
 1913 The Big Horn Massacre (Short)
 1913 The Chinese Death Thorn (Short)
Mildred Dearborn - the Banker's Daughter
 1913 The Man Who Vanished (Short)
Regina Schuyler
 1913 Trooper Billy (Short)
Kate Graham - Blake's Sweetheart / Trooper Billy - Kate's Twin Brother
 1913 The Invaders (Short)
Helen Sawyer
 1913 The Skeleton in the Closet (Short)
Kitty Hawkins
 1913 Intemperance (Short)
Kitty - John's Sister
 1913 The Girl and the Gangster (Short)
Jessie Malone
 1913 The Fight at Grizzly Gulch (Short)
The Indian Chief's Daughter
 1913/II The Struggle (Short)
Maggie Blake - Bat's Sweetheart
 1913 On the Brink of Ruin (Short)
Fred's Wife
 1913 The Scheme of Shiftless Sam Smith (Short)
Mrs. Smith
 1913 The Bandit's Child (Short)
Mrs. Bob North
 1913 The Circle of Fate (Short)
The Wife
 1913 The Battle for Freedom (Short)
Ellen Willis
 1913 The Poet and the Soldier (Short)
 1913 The Cheyenne Massacre (Short)
Mountain Dew
 1913 The California Oil Crooks (Short)
Nelly Brown - the Stenographer
 1913 The Attack at Rocky Pass (Short)
Daisy Rollins
 1913 The Honor System (Short)
Mrs. Richard Strong
 1913 The Mountain Witch (Short)
Elisa - a Peasant Woman
 1913 The Redemption (Short)
Mrs. Grey
 1913 The Buckskin Coat (Short)
Nell - Ed's Wife
 1913 The Last Blockhouse (Short)
Dot - Jim's Wife
 1913/II The Boomerang (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1913 Red Sweeney's Mistake (Short)
Rose - Red's Accomplice
 1912 Brave Old Bill (Short)
Grace - 2nd Bathing Girl
 1912 Something Wrong with Bessie (Short)
The Maid
 1912 The Chaperon Gets a Ducking (Short)
One of the Girls
 1912 I Saw Him First (Short)
 1912 The Bachelor's Bride (Short)
An Old Lady
 1912 Days of '49 (Short)
Eva - the Prospector's Daughter
 1912 The Pony Express Girl (Short)
May - the Pony Express Girl
 1912 Pat the Soothsayer (Short)
Pat's Wife
 1912 Death Valley Scotty's Mine (Short)
Broncho Belle
 1912 Paying the Board Bill (Short)
 1912 In Peril of Their Lives (Short)
The Fisherman's 2nd Daughter
 1912 Dr. Skinnem's Wonderful Invention (Short)
The Servant
 1912 The Beauty Parlor of Stone Gulch (Short)
Betty Brown - The Ranch Girl
 1912 The Mine Swindler (Short)
Mrs. Phillips - Harry's Mother
 1912 The Girl Bandits' Hoodoo (Short)
 1912 The Kidnapped Conductor (Short)
May - the Bookkeeper
 1912 The Tenderfoot's Troubles (Short)
 1912 The Swimming Party (Short)
 1912 Walk, -- You, Walk! (Short)
 1912 Accidents Will Happen (Short)
 1911 The 'Revenue' and the Girl (Short)
Bess - the Moonshiner's Daughter
 1911 He Who Laughs Last (Short)
 1911 How Texas Got Left (Short)
Emily Hardy - the Ranch Owner's Daughter
 1911 The Mesquite's Gratitude (Short)
 1911 The Ranger's Stratagem (Short)
White Bird
 1910 Twelfth Night (Short)
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Marion Sais


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