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Marcia Van Dyke (1922–2002)

Marcia Van Dyke was born March 26, 1922 to Evelyn and Edward Van Dyke. Raised in Menlo Park, California, Marcia became an accomplished violinist, in fact, the first female violinist in the San Francisco Symphony. Van Dyke toured the US with the orchestra, and was on the cover of LIFE Magazine on Jan. 19, 1948. She went on to play with the New York... See full bio »

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 1954 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
 1951 Hollywood Opening Night (TV Series)
 1951 Nash Airflyte Theatre (TV Series)
- Waltz Dream (1951)
 1950 Stars Over Hollywood (TV Series)
 1950 Shadow on the Wall
 1949 In the Good Old Summertime
Louise Parkson
 1948 A Date with Judy
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1946 The Harvey Girls
Dancer (uncredited)
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 1952 Wisdom of the Ages (TV Series)
Self (1952)
 1952 The Ken Murray Show (TV Series)
 1951 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Self - Guest Host / Self
- Episode #4.48 (1951) ... Self - Guest Host
- Episode #4.34 (1951) ... Self
 1950 Star of the Family (TV Series)
- Episode #1.8 (1950) ... Self
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 2004 In the Good Old Summertime Intro (Video documentary short)
Louise Parkson

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Stage Play: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. Musical. Written by Betty Smith and George Abbott. Directed by George Abbott. Alvin Theatre: 19 Apr 1951- 8 Dec 1951 (267 performances). Cast: Shirley Booth (as "Cissy"), Johnny Johnston (as "Johnny Nolan"), Nathaniel Frey (as "Harry"), Nomi Mitty (as "Francie") [final Broadway role], Marcia Van Dyke (... See more »

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First female violinist to play with the San Francisco Symphony. See more »

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