Marsh, Marian (1913–)

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Marsh, Marian (1913–)

Trinidadborn actress. Name variations: Marilyn Morgan, Violet Adams. Born Violet Ethelred Krauth, Oct 17, 1913, in Trinidad, West Indies; sister of Jean Fenwick (b. 1910, actress); m. Albert Scott, 1938; m. Clifford Henderson, 1960 (died 1984).

Raised in Boston; made film debut under name Marilyn Morgan in Young Sinners (1929); as Marian Marsh, starred as Trilby opposite John Barrymore in Svengali (1931); other films include The Mad Genius, Road to Singapore, Five Star Final, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, The Black Room, A Girl of the Limberlost, Murder by Invitation and House of Errors.