George F. Marion

George F. Marion Sr. ((1860-07-16)July 16, 1860 (1945-11-30)November 30, 1945) was an American stage actor and director, a film actor and director of two silent films. Marion acted in 35 films between 1915 and 1935. He is best remembered for playing the father Chris Christopherson to the Broadway production of Anna Christie of Pauline Lord (1921 Broadway) and the two film versions of Anna Christie of Blanche Sweet (1923 silent) and Greta Garbo (1930 talkie). His son George Marion, Jr. was a famous Hollywood screenwriter. Marion died in Carmel, California in 1945, at the age of 85.

George F. Marion, Sr.
Marion with Blanche Sweet in
Anna Christie, 1923
Born(1860-07-16)July 16, 1860
DiedNovember 30, 1945(1945-11-30) (aged 85)
Burial placeSaint Dominic's Catholic Cemetery, Carmel, California
OccupationActor, director
Years active1915-1935

Selected filmography

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