Marie Harmon

Marie Harmon (born October 21, 1923) is an American retired actress who worked primarily in the 1940s during the Golden Age of Hollywood. She is best known for her lead role in the 1946 American Western film The El Paso Kid, opposite Sunset Carson.[1]

Marie Harmon
Born (1923-10-21) October 21, 1923
Oak Park, Illinois, United States
OccupationActress
Years active1943–1958

Early life and career

Harmon was born on October 21, 1923, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. She had five siblings, all brothers. As a child, she performed in local theater productions. At age 18, she moved to Hollywood, California, to pursuit a professional career in acting. Her acting debut was an uncredited role in the 1943 film Hers to Hold, starring Deanna Durbin and Joseph Cotten.[1]

Personal life

Harmon was married three times in total. Her first husband was William G. Jones. Their only child is actress Sondra Currie. They divorced in 1948.[2] She married Donald Currie in 1951. She quit show business to open up a female clothing store. The couple had three children in total; twins Cherie Currie & Marie Currie, and Don Anthony Currie.[1] She is the current mother-in-law of Alan J. Levi, and formerly of Steven Lukather and Robert Hays. Harmon got divorced in 1972. Three years later, she married Wolfgang Kaupisch. Kaupisch died in on June 9, 2010, at age 95.

Filmography

Year Title Role
1943Hers to HoldElla Mae
Hi'ya, SailorDeadpan's hostess
1944Ladies CourageousGenevieve
Hat Check HoneyHat check girl
Hi, Good Lookin'!Waitress
South of DixieAnnabella Hatcher
Allergic to LoveMiss Higgenbothan
Reckless AgeSalesgirl O'Toole
1945Her Lucky NightSusie
See My LawyerSinger
Springtime in TexasKitty Stevens
Secrets of a Sorority GirlJudy O'Neill
Allotment WivesGirl
Black Market BabiesReceptionist
The Sailor Takes a WifeWAC
1946Girl on the SpotGirl
The El Paso KidSally Stoner
Behind the MaskBit part
She Wrote the BookBlonde
1947GunsmokeConchita
Secret Beyond the DoorSub-Deb
Killer McCoyGwen Brady
1948If You Knew SusieSecretary
The Checkered CoatUndetermined
Night Time in NevadaToni Borden
Jiggs and Maggie in CourtAlice
1949Not WantedIrene
1958I Married a WomanBridesmaid

References

  1. Marie Harmon - Making the Grade. "Ladies of the Western": Interviews with Fifty-One More Actresses from the... Retrieved August 19, 2019.
  2. "Comedienne Wins Legal Round With Ex-Husband". The Los Angeles Times. July 30, 1948. p. 20. Retrieved August 19, 2019.
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