Maxwell, Marilyn (1921–1972)

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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).

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