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Birth Name: Marion Davies
Born: 01/03/1897
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Death Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 09/22/1961

Born Marion Cecelia Douras on Jan. 3, 1897 in Brooklyn, NY, she was the youngest of five children born to Rose Reilly and Bernard J. Douras, an attorney and judge in New York City. Although educated in a convent, the nature of her large, boisterous and somewhat eccentric family soon led Marion and her elder siblings to life on the stage by their early teens. Outgoing and blessed with a China-doll beauty, she made her Broadway debut in the musical fantasy "Chin Chin" (1914), where she was spotted by renowned illustrator Howard Chandler Christy. Soon, she was regularly employed as a model by Christy and other famous artists, although it was acting that truly interested the gregarious Marion - ... Continue Bio >>


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