George F. Marion

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George F. Marion Sr. ((1860-07-16)July 16, 1860 – (1945-11-30)November 30, 1945) was an American film and stage actor and director, known for Anna Christie, both (1923) and (1930), and Death from a Distance (1935). Marion acted in 35 films between 1915 and 1935.

George F. Marion, Sr.
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George Marion in 1923
George Francis Marion

(1860-07-16)July 16, 1860
San Francisco, California, U.S.
DiedNovember 30, 1945(1945-11-30) (aged 85)
Carmel, California, U.S.
Burial placeSaint Dominic's Catholic Cemetery, Carmel, California
OccupationActor, director
Years active1915-1935
Lillian E. Swain
(m. 1894, divorced)

Agnes E. Daly
(m. 1896)
Children3 including George Marion, Jr.

Early lifeEdit

George F. Marion was born on July 16, 1860 in San Francisco, California, USA as George Francis Marion.


Marion was in the Broadway production of Anna Christie (1921)[1] of Pauline Lord and the two film versions of Anna Christie[2] of Blanche Sweet (1923 silent) and Greta Garbo (1930 talkie).

Personal life and deathEdit

Marion married to actress Lillian E. Swain in 1894 and later to Agnes E. Daly in 1896. He died of a heart attack in Carmel, California in 1945, at the age of 85. His son George Marion, Jr. was a famous Hollywood screenwriter.

Partial filmographyEdit

Blanche Sweet and George F. Marion in Anna Christie (1923)


  1. ^ "George F. Marion". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on October 26, 2016. Retrieved January 17, 2021.
  2. ^ "Anna Christie, Greta Garbo's First Talkie, at Fort and Columbia Today". The Dispatch. Illinois, Moline. March 1, 1930. p. 10. Retrieved January 17, 2021 – via

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