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Marion Ross

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Marion Ross (born October 25, 1928) is an American actress best known for her role as Marion Cunningham on the ABCtelevision series, Happy Days from 1974 to 1984.Born Marian Ross in Watertown in Carver County in southern Minnesota, the daughter of Ellen (née Hamilton) and Gordon Ross,she lived in Waconia and then moved to Willmar and eventually to Albert Lea, Minnesota.At the age of 13, she changed the spelling of her name from "Marian" to "Marion" because she thought it would look better on a marquee. After completing her sophomore year in high school, she moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota, and worked as an au pair while studying drama at the MacPhail Center for the Arts, and attending Southwest High School. A year later, her family moved to San Diego, California.She graduated from Point Loma High School in San Diego.Ross enrolled in San Diego State University,where she was named the school's most outstanding actress. After graduation in 1950, she performed in summer theater in La Jolla, California. The director was impressed by her talent, and recommended that she try for work in films.


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Born:
Oct 25, 1928 In Watertown - Carver County - Minnesota - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
46
First Appeared:
In the series Life With Father 1953-11-22
Latest Project:
Movie A Perfect Christmas List 2014-12-14
Known For
Filmography
Movie I Know That Voice Herself 2014-01-07
Movie A Reason Aunt Irene Hilgrim 2014-06-01
Movie Sweet Surrender Grandma 2014-07-01
Movie Signed, Sealed, Delivered for Christmas Marion 2014-11-23
Movie A Perfect Christmas List Evie 2014-12-14
Movie Heebie Jeebies Agnes Whitehead 2013-02-09
Movie Dear Dracula Grandma (voice) 2012-10-16
Movie Keeping Up with the Randalls Grandma Dorie 2011-07-16
Movie Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster Hilda Trowburg 2010-10-15
Movie Flower Girl Rose Durham 2009-11-13
Movie Music Within Grandma 2007-01-05
Movie Holly Hobbie and Friends: Best Friends Forever Annabelle Crow 2007-09-18
Movie Where There's a Will Leslie Clyde Onstott 2006-05-06
Movie Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star Herself 2003-09-05
Movie Ladies and The Champ Margaret Smith 2001-04-21
Movie The Lake Maggie 1998-02-01
Movie About Sarah Grandma Rose McCaffrey 1998-10-04
Series The Third Twin Lila Ferrami 1997-11-09
Movie Hidden in Silence Mrs. Diamant 1996-03-06
Movie The Evening Star Rosie Dunlop 1996-12-25
Movie Hart to Hart: Secrets of the Hart Maureen Collier 1995-03-06
Movie A Perfect Stranger Charlotte Brandon 1994-09-11
Series Brooklyn Bridge Sophie Berger 1991-09-20
Movie Sins of the Father 1985-01-13
Movie Midnight Offerings Emily Moore 1981-02-27
Movie Skyward Natalie Ward 1980-11-20
Movie Sitcom: The Adventures of Garry Marshall Herself/Marion Cunningham 1979-01-01
Movie The Survival of Dana Madeline 1979-05-29
Movie Grand Theft Auto Vivian Hedgeworth 1977-06-16
Series Happy Days Marion Cunningham 1974-01-15
Movie Honky Mrs. Divine 1971-11-26
Movie Colossus: The Forbin Project Angela Fields 1970-04-08
Series Channing 1963-09-18
Movie Blueprint For Robbery Young Woman 1961-02-01
Movie Operation Petticoat Lt. Colfax RN 1959-12-05
Movie Some Came Running Sister Mary Joseph (uncredited) 1958-12-18
Movie Teacher's Pet Katy Fuller 1958-04-01
Movie Lizzie Ruth Seaton 1957-04-04
Movie God Is My Partner Frances Denning 1957-07-01
Movie The Proud and Profane Joan 1956-06-13
Movie Around the World in Eighty Days Extra (uncredited) 1956-10-17
Movie The Glenn Miller Story Polly Haynes 1954-01-08
Movie Secret of the Incas Miss Morris (uncredited) 1954-06-06
Movie Pushover Mrs. Crockett (uncredited) 1954-07-21
Movie Sabrina Spiller's Girlfriend (uncredited) 1954-09-28
Series Life With Father 1953-11-22
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