Marshall, Peter 1930– (Pete Marshall, Peter L. Marshall, Noonan and Marshall)

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MARSHALL, Peter 1930
(Pete Marshall, Peter L. Marshall, Noonan and Marshall)


Original name, Ralph Pierre LaCock (or la Cocque); born March 30, 1930, in Huntington, WV; son of Ralph (a pharmacist) and Jeanne (a salesperson and former president of Motion Picture Mother's; maiden name, Frampton) LaCock; brother of Joanne Dru (an actress and model); married Nadine Teaford (divorced); married Sally CarterIhnat, 1977 (divorced, 1988); married Laurie Stewart, August 19, 1989; children: (first marriage) Pete (a professional baseball player), Suzanne, David, Jaime; (second marriage) two stepchildren. Avocational Interests: Golf, tennis.

Addresses: Agent Patterson & Associates, 20318 Hiawatha St., Suite 100, Chatsworth, CA 91311.

Career: Actor, game show host, comedian, writer, and producer. Worked as a page at NBC, c. 1940s; comedy partner of Tommy Noonan, forming Noonan & Marshall, c. 1950s; singer with big bands, 2000; produced and toured with big bands; appeared in a number of corporate industrial videos for companies like Home Shopping Network, LincolnMercury, and U.S. Department of the Interior; appeared in television commercials for Kellogg's.

Awards, Honors: Daytime Emmy Awards, best host or hostess in a game show, 1974, 1975, 1980, 1981, for The Hollywood Squares; Daytime Emmy Award, best day time entertainer, 1974.


Film Appearances:

Orderly, Holiday Rhythm, Lippert Pictures, 1950.

(As Pete Marshall) Pete the TV comic, FBI Girl, Lippert Pictures, 1951.

(As Noonan and Marshall) Himself, Starlift, Warner Bros., 1951.

Leo Wayne, The 49th Man (also known as 49 Men and The FortyNinth Man ), Columbia, 1953.

(As Pete Marshall) Sergeant, The Rookie, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1960.

Narrator, Io amo, tu ami (also known as I Love, You Love and J'aime, tu aimes ), DavisRoyal, 1960.

(As Pete Marshall) Duke, Swingin' Along (also known as Double Trouble ), Twentieth CenturyFox, 1961.

(As Peter L. Marshall) Lieutenant Peter Carter, Sette contro la morte (also known as The Cavern and Neunzig Nachte und ein Tag ), Twentieth CenturyFox, 1964.

(As Peter L. Marshall) Carney, Ensign Pulver, Warner Bros., 1964.

Maryjane, American International Pictures, 1968.

Himself, Americathon, United Artists, 1979.

Bert Healy, Annie, Columbia, 1982.

Travel authorization guard, Fortress, Dimension Films, 1993.

Host in Blackpool, Sista dansen (also known as The Last Dance ), 1993.

Himself, Teddy Bears' Picnic, Magnolia Pictures, 2002.

Television Appearances; Series:

Host, The Hollywood Squares, NBC, 19661980, and syndicated, 19711982.

Host, The Storybook Squares, NBC, 1969.

Host, NBC Action Playhouse, NBC, 1971.

Host, Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (also known as The Chrysler Theater and Universal Star Time ), NBC, 19711972.

Host, The Peter Marshall Variety Show, syndicated, 1976.

Host, Fantasy, NBC, 1982.

Host, AllStar Blitz, ABC, 1985.

Host, Yahtzee, syndicated, 1988.

Host, The Reel to Reel Picture Show (also known as Reel to Reel ), PAX, 1998.

Also hosted Big Bands from Disneyland, The Disney Channel.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Brian Whitfield, Harold Robbins' 79 Park Avenue (also known as 79 Park Avenue ), CBS, 1977.

Farmer, First Among Equals, PBS and syndicated, 1987.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Fred Hurley, A Guide for the Married Woman, ABC, 1978.

Captain Corcoran, H.M.S. Pinafore (also known as The Lass That Loved a Sailor ), 1982.

Railway worker, Day of the Roses, Odyssey, 1998.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Guest, Verrrry Interesting, NBC, 1971.

The Rich Little Show, NBC, 1975.

Mitzi and a Hundred Guys, CBS, 1975.

Himself, Circus of the Stars, CBS, 1977.

Host, Peter Marshall Salutes the Big Bands, syndicated, 1981.

Host, All Star Blitz, NBC, 1985.

Himself, NBC 60th Anniversary Celebration, NBC, 1986.

Host, The Mrs. America Pageant, syndicated, 1987.

The 15th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, CBS, 1988.

Host, The Mrs. America Pageant, syndicated, 1990.

Host, Mom USA, syndicated, 1996.

Paul Lynde: Off Center, Arts and Entertainment, 2001.

Emcee, Reel to Reel, PAX, 1998.

Cohost, The Most Outrageous Game Show Moments, NBC, 2002.

Himself, Hollywood Squares: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2003.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

An Amateur's Guide to Love, CBS, 1971.

Greg Carter, Happy Anniversary and Goodbye, CBS, 1974.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Guest, "November 25, 1958," The Garry Moore Show, 1958.

Guest, The Ed Sullivan Show, 1961.

Hughie, "Lucy's Sister Pays a Visit," The Lucille Ball Show, CBS, 1963.

Charles Bell, "Scream Softly, Dear," 77 Sunset Strip, ABC, 1963.

"Love and the Mountain Cabin," Love, American Style, ABC, 1969.

"Love and the Amateur Night," Love, American Style, ABC, 1972.

Cameo, Rowan & Martin's LaughIn, 1972.

"Love and the Weirdo," Love, American Style, ABC, 1973.

Hal Parker, "Now You See Me, Now You Don't," Banacek, NBC, 1974.

"Gandy," Big Hawaii, NBC, 1977.

Himself, "Fighting Fright," America 2Night, 1978.

Guest, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, 1979.

Guest, "PWP44," Password Plus, 1979.

Dr. Todd Garner, "Second Time Around/The Now Marriage/My Sister, Irene," The Love Boat, ABC, 1979.

Himself, "Roller Disco: Part 2," CHiPs, NBC, 1979.

McQueen, "Witness," Lou Grant, CBS, 1979.

Phil Tarry, "Real Families," WKRP in Cincinnati, CBS, 1980.

(Uncredited) Himself, "The Great 5K Star Race and Boulder Wrap Party: Part 2," CHiPs, NBC, 1980.

Tom Wilkerson, "Loving Strangers/Something Borrowed, Something Blue...," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1981.

Vincent, "Rock Devil Rock," CHiPs, NBC, 1982.

"My Friend, the Executrix/Programmed for Love/Baby Talk," The Love Boat, ABC, 1982.

Garrett Rhodes, "Choices," Hotel, ABC, 1983.

Keith Gillette, "Murder, Take One," Automan, ABC, 1984.

Kenny, "To Live and Die on TV," Sledge Hammer!, " ABC, 1986.

Mr. Game Show, "Who Killed Mr. Game Show?," Burke's Law, CBS, 1995.

Marvin Johnson, "Episode 5," Medivac, 1996.

Game show host, "First Kiss," Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, ABC, 1997.

Chuck Roxbury, "Bad Rap," The Parent 'Hood, The WB, 1997.

Himself, Mad TV, 1998.

Guest host, Hollywood Squares, syndicated, 2002.

Also appeared as guest and guest of honor, Dean Martin Celebrity Roast.

Television Work; Specials:

Executive producer, Peter Marshall Salutes the Big Bands, syndicated, 1981.

Coproducer, Marilyn Monroe: Life After Death (documentary), Showtime, 1994.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in Bye Bye, Birdie, London; Skyscraper, Broadway production; High Button Shoes; Anything Goes; Music Man; 42nd Street; Rumors; La cage aux folles, Palace Theatre, Broadway, and U.S. cities.

Radio Appearances:

Appeared in Music of Your Life.



Boy Singer, 2000.

Also recorded No Happy Endings, A Tribute to the Lady in Satin.



Maryjane, American International Pictures, 1968.

The Raging Moon (also known as Long Ago, Tomorrow ), Cinema 5 Distributing, 1971.

Wild in the Sky (also known as Black Jack and God Bless the Bomb ), American International Pictures, 1972.


(With Adrienne Armstrong) Backstage with the Original Hollywood Square, Rutledge Hill Press, 2002.



Peter Marshall Official Site,, December 2, 2003.

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