Marion Ross

Marion Ross (born October 25, 1928) is a retired American actress.wikipedia
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Happy Days

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Her best-known role is that of Marion Cunningham on the ABC television sitcom Happy Days, on which she starred from 1974 to 1984 and received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations.
Created by Garry Marshall, the series presented one of the most successful series of the 1970s, an idealized vision of life in the mid-1950s to mid-1960s Midwestern United States, and starred Ron Howard as teenager Richie Cunningham, Henry Winkler as his friend Arthur "Fonzie"/"The Fonz" Fonzarelli, and Tom Bosley and Marion Ross as Richie's parents, Howard and Marion Cunningham.

Operation Petticoat

Before her success on Happy Days, Ross appeared in a variety of film roles, appearing in The Glenn Miller Story (1954), Sabrina (1954), Lust for Life (1956), Teacher's Pet (1958), Some Came Running (1958), Operation Petticoat (1959), and Honky (1971), as well as several minor television roles, one of which was on television’s "The Lone Ranger" (1954). She found steady work in film, appearing in The Glenn Miller Story (1954), Sabrina (1954), Lust for Life (1956), Lizzie (1957), Teacher's Pet (1958), Some Came Running (1958), Operation Petticoat (1959), Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970), Honky (1971), and Grand Theft Auto (1977).
Other members of the cast include several actors who went on to become television stars in the 1960s and 1970s: Gavin MacLeod of The Love Boat and McHale's Navy, Marion Ross of Happy Days, and Dick Sargent of Bewitched.

The Glenn Miller Story

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Before her success on Happy Days, Ross appeared in a variety of film roles, appearing in The Glenn Miller Story (1954), Sabrina (1954), Lust for Life (1956), Teacher's Pet (1958), Some Came Running (1958), Operation Petticoat (1959), and Honky (1971), as well as several minor television roles, one of which was on television’s "The Lone Ranger" (1954). She found steady work in film, appearing in The Glenn Miller Story (1954), Sabrina (1954), Lust for Life (1956), Lizzie (1957), Teacher's Pet (1958), Some Came Running (1958), Operation Petticoat (1959), Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970), Honky (1971), and Grand Theft Auto (1977).
Marion Ross as Polly Haynes

The Evening Star

Ross also starred in The Evening Star (1996), for which she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Juliette Lewis plays Aurora's rebellious granddaughter, Melanie Horton, with Marion Ross as Aurora's housekeeper (Golden Globe nominated in the Best Supporting Actress category) and Bill Paxton as Aurora's psychiatrist and lover.

The Drew Carey Show

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Since the 1990s, Ross has been known for voice-over work on animated television series such as King of the Hill and SpongeBob SquarePants among others, and recurring roles on The Drew Carey Show, That '70s Show, Gilmore Girls, and Brothers & Sisters, and guest spots.
Beulah Carey (Marion Ross) – Drew's mother

SpongeBob SquarePants

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Since the 1990s, Ross has been known for voice-over work on animated television series such as King of the Hill and SpongeBob SquarePants among others, and recurring roles on The Drew Carey Show, That '70s Show, Gilmore Girls, and Brothers & Sisters, and guest spots.
Recurring guest voices include: Ernest Borgnine, who voiced Mermaid Man from 1999 until his death in 2012; Tim Conway as the voice of Barnacle Boy; Brian Doyle-Murray as the Flying Dutchman; and Marion Ross as Grandma SquarePants.

Teacher's Pet (1958 film)

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Before her success on Happy Days, Ross appeared in a variety of film roles, appearing in The Glenn Miller Story (1954), Sabrina (1954), Lust for Life (1956), Teacher's Pet (1958), Some Came Running (1958), Operation Petticoat (1959), and Honky (1971), as well as several minor television roles, one of which was on television’s "The Lone Ranger" (1954). She found steady work in film, appearing in The Glenn Miller Story (1954), Sabrina (1954), Lust for Life (1956), Lizzie (1957), Teacher's Pet (1958), Some Came Running (1958), Operation Petticoat (1959), Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970), Honky (1971), and Grand Theft Auto (1977).
Marion Ross as Katy Fuller, Stone's secretary

Honky (film)

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Before her success on Happy Days, Ross appeared in a variety of film roles, appearing in The Glenn Miller Story (1954), Sabrina (1954), Lust for Life (1956), Teacher's Pet (1958), Some Came Running (1958), Operation Petticoat (1959), and Honky (1971), as well as several minor television roles, one of which was on television’s "The Lone Ranger" (1954). She found steady work in film, appearing in The Glenn Miller Story (1954), Sabrina (1954), Lust for Life (1956), Lizzie (1957), Teacher's Pet (1958), Some Came Running (1958), Operation Petticoat (1959), Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970), Honky (1971), and Grand Theft Auto (1977).
Marion Ross as Mrs. Divine

Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture

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Ross also starred in The Evening Star (1996), for which she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Colossus: The Forbin Project

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She found steady work in film, appearing in The Glenn Miller Story (1954), Sabrina (1954), Lust for Life (1956), Lizzie (1957), Teacher's Pet (1958), Some Came Running (1958), Operation Petticoat (1959), Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970), Honky (1971), and Grand Theft Auto (1977).
Marion Ross as Angela Fields

Watertown, Minnesota

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Marian Ross was born in Watertown, Carver County, Minnesota, the daughter of Gordon and Ellen (Hamilton) Ross, natives of Saskatchewan, Canada She lived in Waconia, then moved to Willmar, and eventually to Albert Lea, Minnesota.
Marion Ross – Film and television actress, born in Watertown in 1928.

Albert Lea, Minnesota

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Marian Ross was born in Watertown, Carver County, Minnesota, the daughter of Gordon and Ellen (Hamilton) Ross, natives of Saskatchewan, Canada She lived in Waconia, then moved to Willmar, and eventually to Albert Lea, Minnesota.
Actress Marion Ross (Happy Days); the town's civic theater in 2008 was renamed the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center

The Brothers Brannagan

Ross also appeared on The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show, The Millionaire (1956 episode), Steve Canyon, Perry Mason (The Case of the Romantic Rogue), Buckskin, The Barbara Stanwyck Show, Father Knows Best, The Outer Limits, Thriller (U.S. TV series) (The Special One, The Man in the Mirror), The Brothers Brannagan (two episodes as Diane Warren), The Eleventh Hour, Route 66, Mr. Novak, Death Valley Days, Hawaii Five-O, The Brady Bunch, The Fugitive, and Night Court.
Marion Ross appeared in two episodes as Diane Warren.

Thriller (U.S. TV series)

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Ross also appeared on The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show, The Millionaire (1956 episode), Steve Canyon, Perry Mason (The Case of the Romantic Rogue), Buckskin, The Barbara Stanwyck Show, Father Knows Best, The Outer Limits, Thriller (U.S. TV series) (The Special One, The Man in the Mirror), The Brothers Brannagan (two episodes as Diane Warren), The Eleventh Hour, Route 66, Mr. Novak, Death Valley Days, Hawaii Five-O, The Brady Bunch, The Fugitive, and Night Court.
George Grizzard, Natalie Trundy, Bethel Leslie, Patricia Medina, Patricia Barry, Richard Anderson, Richard Chamberlain, Elisha Cook, Conrad Nagel, Larry Pennell, Russell Johnson, Diana Millay, Philip Carey, Kathleen Crowley, Susan Oliver, Rodolfo Hoyos, Jr., J. Pat O'Malley, Robert Vaughn, Marlo Thomas, John Ireland, Jeanette Nolan, Virginia Gregg, Hazel Scott, Lloyd Bochner, Scott Marlowe, Judson Pratt, Olive Sturgess, Mary Astor, Marion Ross, Hazel Court, MacDonald Carey, Donna Douglas, Natalie Schafer, Phyllis Thaxter, Estelle Winwood, Antoinette Bower, Jane Greer, Dick York, Jocelyn Brando, Richard Carlson, William Windom, George Kennedy, Cloris Leachman, Monte Markham, Nancy Kelly, Patricia Breslin and Edward Binns.

Grand Theft Auto (film)

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She found steady work in film, appearing in The Glenn Miller Story (1954), Sabrina (1954), Lust for Life (1956), Lizzie (1957), Teacher's Pet (1958), Some Came Running (1958), Operation Petticoat (1959), Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970), Honky (1971), and Grand Theft Auto (1977).
Marion Ross – Vivian Hedgeworth

Brooklyn Bridge (TV series)

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She later starred in the short-lived, critically acclaimed comedy-drama Brooklyn Bridge, which ran on CBS from 1991 to 1993.
The cast was led by Marion Ross; Art Garfunkel performed the theme song, which was titled "Just Over the Brooklyn Bridge."

Southwest High School (Minneapolis)

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After completing her sophomore year in high school, she moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota, studying drama at the MacPhail Center for the Arts and attending Southwest High School.
Marion Ross – Actress

MacPhail Center for Music

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After completing her sophomore year in high school, she moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota, studying drama at the MacPhail Center for the Arts and attending Southwest High School.
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Forever Female

Ross made her 1953 film debut in Forever Female, starring Ginger Rogers and William Holden.
Marion Ross as Patty

Touched by an Angel

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Ross had a recurring role on Touched by an Angel as a homeless woman and was in the final two episodes which closed the series.
During the case, Monica sees many familiar faces, including Joey Machulis (Paul Wittenburg), one of Monica's previous assignments who is a witness to the events, his brother Wayne (Randy Travis), who is now sheriff, Sophie (Marion Ross), a formerly homeless acquaintance, and Mike (Patrick Duffy), a lawyer Monica saved during her search and rescue days who is now the Mayor.

Mrs. G. Goes to College

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In the 1961–62 television season, she played Gertrude Berg's daughter on the CBS sitcom Mrs. G. Goes to College as well as starred as a mail order bride on Rawhide.
Skip Ward was cast as fellow student Joe Caldwell, and Marion Ross appeared in five episodes as Berg's daughter, Susan Green.

The Brady Bunch

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Ross also appeared on The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show, The Millionaire (1956 episode), Steve Canyon, Perry Mason (The Case of the Romantic Rogue), Buckskin, The Barbara Stanwyck Show, Father Knows Best, The Outer Limits, Thriller (U.S. TV series) (The Special One, The Man in the Mirror), The Brothers Brannagan (two episodes as Diane Warren), The Eleventh Hour, Route 66, Mr. Novak, Death Valley Days, Hawaii Five-O, The Brady Bunch, The Fugitive, and Night Court.
Marion Ross (later known as Mrs. Cunningham in Happy Days) appears as a doctor who comes to treat the girls' measles in "Is There a Doctor in the House?" (season one).

Point Loma High School

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She graduated from Point Loma High School in San Diego.
Marion Ross, actress, Happy Days

Lizzie (1957 film)

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She found steady work in film, appearing in The Glenn Miller Story (1954), Sabrina (1954), Lust for Life (1956), Lizzie (1957), Teacher's Pet (1958), Some Came Running (1958), Operation Petticoat (1959), Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970), Honky (1971), and Grand Theft Auto (1977).
Marion Ross as Ruth Seaton

Route 66 (TV series)

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Ross also appeared on The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show, The Millionaire (1956 episode), Steve Canyon, Perry Mason (The Case of the Romantic Rogue), Buckskin, The Barbara Stanwyck Show, Father Knows Best, The Outer Limits, Thriller (U.S. TV series) (The Special One, The Man in the Mirror), The Brothers Brannagan (two episodes as Diane Warren), The Eleventh Hour, Route 66, Mr. Novak, Death Valley Days, Hawaii Five-O, The Brady Bunch, The Fugitive, and Night Court.
Other notable guest stars were Elizabeth Ashley, Ed Asner, Lew Ayres, Ed Begley, Theodore Bikel, Beulah Bondi, Edgar Buchanan, James Caan, James Coburn, Joan Crawford, James Dunn, Robert Duvall, Barbara Eden, Betty Field, Nina Foch, Anne Francis, Tammy Grimes, Signe Hasso, Sessue Hayakawa, Joey Heatherton, Steven Hill, Miriam Hopkins, David Janssen, Ben Johnson, Buster Keaton, George Kennedy, Cloris Leachman, Robert Loggia, Jack Lord, Tina Louise, Dorothy Malone, E.G. Marshall, Lee Marvin, Walter Matthau, Darren McGavin, Ralph Meeker, Vera Miles, Roger Mobley, Chester Morris, Lois Nettleton, Julie Newmar, Leslie Nielsen, Arthur O'Connell, Susan Oliver, Nehemiah Persoff, Slim Pickens, Suzanne Pleshette, Stefanie Powers, Robert Redford, Ruth Roman, Marion Ross, Janice Rule, Soupy Sales, Martha Scott, Martin Sheen, Sylvia Sidney, Lois Smith, Rod Steiger, Beatrice Straight, Rip Torn, Jo Van Fleet, Jessica Walter, Jack Warden, Tuesday Weld, Jack Weston, James Whitmore, and Dick York.