Sep. 21, 1946 Yreka Siskiyou County California, USA
Marvel is the son of Margarette Brown and Winfred Reginald Arheart. According to oral family history, his father left for the Alaska gold fields before he was born in hopes of striking it rich. He was never heard from again.
When he was 7, his mother filed for divorce on basis of abandonment and then married Byron Scott.