Maxwell, Marilyn (1921–1972)

Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article Share Article
views updated

Maxwell, Marilyn (1921–1972)

American tv and screen actress and band singer. Born Marvel Marilyn Maxwell, Aug 3, 1921, in Clarinda, IA; died Mar 20, 1972, in Beverly Hills, CA; m. John Conte (actor), 1944 (div. 1947); m. Andy McIntyre, 1949 (div. 1950); m. Jerry Davis (screen writer), 1954 (div. 1960).

Initially a band singer, made film debut in Stand By for Action (1942), as a contract player for MGM; other films include Presenting Lily Mars, As Thousands Cheer, DuBarry Was a Lady, Between Two Women, The Show-Off, Lemon-Drop Kid, Champion and Summer Holiday; also appeared in tv series "Bus Stop" (1961–62).

More From Encyclopedia.com


You Might Also Like