• Marcia Israel-Curley

    1920 - 2004

    Marcia Israel-Curley (1920 - 2004)

    Designer, Entrepeneur and Philantropist. Born Marcia Satz, she and her sisters and mother lost the family farm in Upstate New York during the Depression after her father abandoned the family. The women moved to New York’s Lower East Side, where they all worked to help pay the rent. After high school, she took a job […]

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  • Marcia Lewis

    1938 - 2010

    Marcia Lewis (1938 - 2010)

    Marcia Lewis was born in Melrose, Massachusetts and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was a registered nurse at the The University of Cincinnati Hospital and Mount Sinai Hospital (Manhattan) and received her RN from the Jewish Hospital School of Nursing in Cincinnati in 1959. Marcia Lewis made her Broadway debut in the original production of Hello, […]

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  • Marcia Mae Jones

    1924 - 2007

    Marcia Mae Jones (1924 - 2007)

    Marcia Mae Jones (August 1, 1924 – September 2, 2007) was an American actress whose prolific career spanned 47 years. Marcia Mae Jones made her film debut at the age of two in the 1926 film Mannequin. She appeared in films such as King of Jazz (1930), Street Scene (1931), and Night Nurse (1931) before rising […]

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  • Marcia Ralston

    1906 - 1988

    Marcia Ralston (1906 - 1988)

    Marcia Ralston (19 September 1906 – 23 November 1988) was an Australian born actress who appeared in Hollywood films in the 1930s and 1940s. She was married to Phil Harris between 1927 and 1940. Born Marie Mascotte Ralston, her father was well known Australian singer and actor John Ralston. She attended Bethlehem College, Ashfield and won […]

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  • Marcia Ralston

    1906 - 1988

    Marcia Ralston (1906 - 1988)

    Actress. She is best remembered in “The Singing Marine”(1937), “Ever Since Eve”(1937), “Men Are Such Fools”(1938) and “Crime Takes a Holiday”(1938). She died of subarachnoid haemorrhage.  (bio by: MC)

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  • Marcia Strassman

    1948 - 2014

    Marcia Strassman (1948 - 2014)

    Marcia Strassman (April 28, 1948 – October 24, 2014) was an American actress and singer, best known for her roles as Julie Kotter in Welcome Back, Kotter and as Diane Szalinski in the 1989 feature film Honey, I Shrunk the Kids; its sequel Honey, I Blew Up the Kid; and the 3-D film spin-off Honey, […]

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  • Marcia Wallace

    1942 - 2013

    Marcia Wallace (1942 - 2013)

    Marcia Wallace Marcia Karen Wallace was born in Creston, Iowa on November 1, 1942, the eldest of three children of Arthur “Poke” Wallace and wife Joann. Her father owned and operated “Wallace Sundries”, a general merchandise store, where Marcia, her sister Sharon, and brother Jim would often help out. While in high school, a teacher […]

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  • Marco Zanuso

    1916 - 2001

    Marco Zanuso (1916 - 2001)

    Marco Zanuso was born in Milano (Italy) May 14, 1916. He was one of a group of Italian designers from Milan shaping the international idea of “good design” in the postwar years. Trained in architecture at the Politecnico di Milano university, he opened his own design office in 1945. From the beginning of his career, […]

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  • Marcus A Foster

    1923 - 1973

    Marcus A Foster (1923 - 1973)

    Educator.  Foster served as the Principal of Simon Gratz High School in Philadelphia, and later was the first black superintendent of the Oakland Unified School District in California.  He was murdered by the Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA) because of his supposed support of a plan to create a student identification card system for the school […]

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  • Marcus Daly

    1841 - 1900

    Marcus Daly (1841 - 1900)

    Business Tycoon. He is remembered as one of the three “Copper Kings” of Butte, Montana, the others being William Andrews Clark and F. Augustus Heinze. Born in Ballyjamesduff, County Cavan, Ireland he emigrated to the US in 1856, arriving in New York City, New York. He then moved west, finding work in the mines of […]

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  • Marcus Loew

    1870 - 1927

    Marcus Loew (1870 - 1927)

    Pioneer Motion Picture Executive.  As founder of the Loew’s theatre chain and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studios,  Marcus Loew played a major role in the emergence of Hollywood as the world’s movie capital.  Born Max Loew in New York City,  the son of Austrian-Jewish immigrants,  he grew up in poverty and dropped out of school at age nine […]

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  • Marcus Loew

    1870 - 1927

    Marcus Loew (1870 - 1927)

    Pioneer Motion Picture Executive.  As founder of the Loew’s theatre chain and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studios,  he played a major role in the emergence of Hollywood as the world’s movie capital.  Born Max Loew in New York City,  the son of Austrian-Jewish immigrants,  he grew up in poverty and dropped out of school at age nine to […]

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  • Marcus Whitman

    1802 - 1847

    Marcus Whitman (1802 - 1847)

    Missionaries. Marcus and his wife Narcissa left his medical practice in the East to go West as missionaries under the auspices of the Presbyterian and Congregational boards. They were among the earliest white people to move into the northwest, founding a mission to Native Americans near what is now Walla Walla, Washington. Some hostile locals […]

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  • Marda Vanne

    1896 - 1970

    Marda Vanne (1896 - 1970)

    Actress. Born Margaretha van Hulsteyn in Johannesburg, South Africa, she moved to England in 1918, where she began her career performing at the Fortune Theatre London. For the next 20 years she was primarily a stage performer. She entered feature films appearing in “Strange Boarders” (1938). Her other film credits included “The Great Adventure” (1939), […]

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  • Marga Gil Röesset

    1908 - 1932

    Marga Gil Röesset (1908 - 1932)

    Artist. At the age of twelve, she illustrated a book of her sister, entitled “El Niño de Oro.” In 1930, she triumphed with her sculpture “Adán y Eva.” Then began a prolific work, that was tragically ended by her suicide at the age of 24, due to her unhappy love for the poet Juan Ramón […]

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  • Marga López

    1924 - 2005

    Marga López (1924 - 2005)

    Actress. She was born in Tucumán (Argentina) and died in México. She was one of the great ladies of Mexican cinema and was awarded with several Ariels (the most important award of Mexican cinema). She developed all her career in Mexico, where she stablished in 1942. In cinema, she is remembered for films such as […]

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  • Margalo Gillmore

    1897 - 1986

    Margalo Gillmore (1897 - 1986)

    Margalo Gillmore was the daughter of Frank Gillmore, former president of Actors’ Equity, and the actress Laura MacGillivray, and the sister of actress Ruth Gillmore. Her great-aunt was the British actor-manager Sarah Thorne, and her great-uncles were the actors Thomas Thorne and George Thorne. A fourth-generation actor on her father’s side, she trained at the American […]

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  • Margaluz

    1970 - 2006

    Margaluz (1970 - 2006)

    Actress and Singer. She was born and died in Palma de Mallorca (Mallorca, Islas Baleares, Spain). She began her career in Argentina, where she moved with her parents in 1942, studying dance and music. When she returned to Spain, in 1954, she worked as dancer around Europe. Also, due to her beauty, she was named […]

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  • Margaret “Maggie” Blye

    1939 - 2016

    Margaret “Maggie” Blye (1939 - 2016)

    Magaret Blye (October 24, 1942 – March 24, 2016) was an American actress, also sometimes billed as Margaret Blye Blye was born October 24, 1939 in Houston, Texas. She appeared in a number of popular television series. Among her first roles was that of defendant Betty Kaster in the 1965 Perry Mason episode, “The Case of […]

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  • Margaret “Maggie” Blye

    1939 - 2016

    Margaret “Maggie” Blye (1939 - 2016)

    American Actress. Blye first appeared on television in a 1964 episode of ‘Channing’ and would go on have roles in such shows as ‘Hazel’, ‘The Virginian’, ‘Gunsmoke’, ‘Ben Casey’, ‘The Iron Men’, ‘The Rockford Files’, ‘Kodiak’, ‘Harry O’, ‘Hart to Hart’, ‘In the Heat of the Night’, ‘Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman’ […]

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  • Margaret Abigail Walker Alexander

    1915 - 1998

    Margaret Abigail Walker Alexander (1915 - 1998)

    Author. Using her maiden name, Margaret Walker, as her pen name, she published works in almost every genre, and is best known for “Jubilee”, her widely acclaimed novel based on her own family’s experiences in the years during and after slavery. Her poetry, including the prize-winning “For My People”, alos has gained acclaim. Growing up […]

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  • Margaret Anglin-Hull

    1876 - 1958

    Margaret Anglin-Hull (1876 - 1958)

    Stage Actress.  At the peak of her career, she was one of the leading stage actresses in the world.  Born in Ottawa, Ontario, her father was T.W. Anglin, speaker of the House of Commons for Canada.  His career and her upper-class upbringing had her moving frequently as a child, attending schools in Montreal, Moncton, and […]

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  • Margaret Ayer Barnes

    1886 - 1967

    Margaret Ayer Barnes (1886 - 1967)

    Novelist, Playwright. She attended Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania and took up writing after a car accident she was in broke her back. From 1926 to 1930 she wrote several short stories. In 1931 she won the Pulitzer Prize for her book, “Years Of Grace.” Her other books include, “Dishonored Lady” (1947) and “Westward Passage” […]

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  • Margaret Batten

    1970 - 1970

    Margaret Batten (1970 - 1970)

    Said to have died at the age of 136. Native of Lochborough in Paisley, reputed to have been brought to England to prepare Scotch broth for King James II. Though after his death she fell into poverty and died in St.Margaret’s workhouse. (bio by: Kieran Smith) Cause of death: Extreme old age.

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  • Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby

    1443 - 1509

    Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby (1443 - 1509)

    Margaret was born at Bletsoe Castle, Bedfordshire, on 31 May 1443 or 1441. The day and month are not disputed, as she required Westminster Abbey to celebrate her birthday on 31 May. The year of her birth is more uncertain. William Dugdale, the 17th century antiquary, has suggested that she may have been born in […]

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  • Margaret Brown

    1867 - 1932

    Margaret Brown (1867 - 1932)

    Margaret Tobin was born in a two-room cottage, near the Mississippi River in Hannibal, Missouri, on what is now known as Denkler’s alley. Her parents were Irish Catholic immigrants John Tobin (1823–1899) and Johanna Tobin (1825–1905); her siblings were Daniel Tobin (born 1863), Michael Tobin (born 1866), William Tobin (born 1869), and Helen Tobin (born […]

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  • Margaret Bush Wilson

    1919 - 2009

    Margaret Bush Wilson (1919 - 2009)

    Civil Rights Lawyer. She was admitted to the bar in 1943 and became the second black woman ever to practice law in the State of Missouri. As a lawyer, she gained national attention being involved in the landmark 1948 Shelley vs. Kraemer US Supreme Court Case which put an end to restrictive covenants used to […]

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  • Margaret Campbell

    1883 - 1939

    Margaret Campbell (1883 - 1939)

    Broadway actress and wife of veteran actor Josef Swickard, their son confessed to her murder. She appeared in revivals of Hamlet (1912) and The Merchant of Venice (1913). She followed her husband, Josef Swickard, into films in the late 1910s and was usually cast as rather grand ladies. Retiring from the screen at the advent […]

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  • Margaret Dumont

    1882 - 1965

    Margaret Dumont (1882 - 1965)

    Margaret Dumont was born Daisy Juliette Baker in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of William and Harriet Anna (née Harvey) Baker. As a child, she lived in the South, where she was mainly raised by her godfather, writer Joel Chandler Harris. She grew to stand 5′ 9″ (1.75 m). Margaret Dumont trained as an operatic singer […]

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  • Margaret Early

    1919 - 2000

    Margaret Early (1919 - 2000)

    Born on Christmas Day 1919 into a devout Baptist family she grew up on a farm in rural Alabama. During her youth she often appeared in religious plays at her church particularly in Christmas pageants. In the 1930s she did stage work and later found herself working in movies. Her first screen role came in […]

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