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Marilyn Maxwell

  • Original Name Marvel
  • Birth 3 Aug 1921 Clarinda, Page County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 20 Mar 1972 Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
  • Memorial ID 6818

Singer, Actress. Born Marvel Maxwell, she began her career singing in USO Shows for American servicemen in the 1940s. She made her first movie in 1942, appearing in "Stand By For Action" with Robert Taylor. Her many films included "Race Street" (1948), "Summer Holiday" (1948), "Champion" (1949), "Key To the City" (1950), "The Lemon Drop Kid" (1951) and "East of Sumatra" (1953). She also toured with Bob Hope, Jerry Lewis and Jack Benny, during the Korean War. Cause of death: heart attack.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 30 Oct 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6818
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marilyn Maxwell (3 Aug 1921–20 Mar 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6818, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.