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 George F. Marion, Sr

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George F. Marion, Sr

  • Birth 16 Jul 1860 San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
  • Death 30 Nov 1945 Carmel-by-the-Sea, Monterey County, California, USA
  • Burial Benicia, Solano County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 18670663

Actor. A native of San Francisco, California, he was a noted choreographer, director, vocal coach, and actor in both the theater and motion pictures. He is best remembered for his role as the drunken father 'Chris Christofferson' in "Anna Christie", both in its original 1923 Broadway theater production, and its 1930 motion picture adaptation starring Greta Garbo. He appeared onstage in "A Reign Of Error" (1899), "The Cadet Girl" (1900), "Woodland" (1904), "The Fascinating Widow" (1911), "The Merry Widow" (1921), "Atlas And Eva" (1928), and "Boom Boom" (1929). His other films include "Bringin' Home The Bacon" (1924), "Rolling Home" (1926), and "A Lady's Morals" (1930). He also directed "Robinson Crusoe" and "Madam X", both in 1916. He was the father of writer George Marion Jr.





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  • Added: 29 Mar 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18670663
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George F. Marion, Sr (16 Jul 1860–30 Nov 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18670663, citing Saint Dominics Catholic Cemetery, Benicia, Solano County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .