Marion Ross

Marion Ross

  • Born on
    • October 25th, 1928
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Marion Ross (born October 25, 1928) is an American actress best known for her role as Marion Cunningham on the ABCtelevision series, Happy Days from 1974 to 1984.Born Marian Ross in Watertown in Carver County in southern Minnesota, the daughter of Ellen (née Hamilton) and Gordon Ross,she lived in Waconia and then moved to Willmar and eventually to Albert Lea, Minnesota.At the age of 13, she changed the spelling of her name from "Marian" to "Marion" because she thought it would look better on a marquee. After completing her sophomore year in high school, she moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota, and worked as an au pair while studying drama at the MacPhail Center for the Arts, and attending Southwest High School. A year later, her family moved to San Diego, California.She graduated from Point Loma High School in San Diego.Ross enrolled in San Diego State University,where she was named the school's most outstanding actress. After graduation in 1950, she performed in summer theater in La Jolla, California. The director was impressed by her talent, and recommended that she try for work in films.

Starring Marion Ross on Plex


Acting (26 Credits)

2014A Perfect Christmas List as Evie
2014Sweet Surrender as Grandma
2014Signed, Sealed, Delivered for Christmas as Marion
2010Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster as Hilda Trowburg
2009Flower Girl as Rose Durham
2008Superhero Movie as Aunt Lucille
2007Music Within as Grandma
2007Smiley Face as Shirley
1998The Lake as Maggie
1996The Evening Star as Rosie Dunlop
1994A Perfect Stranger as Charlotte Brandon
1981Midnight Offerings as Emily Moore
1980Skyward as Natalie Ward
1977Grand Theft Auto as Vivian Hedgeworth
1974Happy Days as Marion Cunningham
1970Colossus: The Forbin Project as Angela Fields
1959Operation Petticoat as Lieutenant Colfax
1958Teacher's Pet as Katy Fuller
1958Some Came Running as Sister Mary Joseph (uncredited)
1957Lizzie as Ruth Seaton
1956Around the World in 80 Days as Extra (uncredited)
1954Pushover as Mrs. Crockett (uncredited)
1954Secret of the Incas as Miss Morris (uncredited)
1954The Glenn Miller Story as Polly Haynes
1954Sabrina as Spiller's Girlfriend (uncredited)
1953Forever Female as Patty

Herself (3 Credits)

2021More Than Miyagi: The Pat Morita Story as Self
2013I Know That Voice as Herself
2003Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star as Self


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