Marion Ross

1928 - Today

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Marion Eileen Ross (born October 25, 1928) is an American retired actress. Her best-known role is that of Marion Cunningham on the ABC television sitcom Happy Days, on which she starred from 1974 to 1984 and received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Before her success on Happy Days, Ross appeared in a variety of film roles, appearing in The Glenn Miller Story (1954), Sabrina (1954), Lust for Life (1956), Teacher's Pet (1958), Some Came Running (1958), Operation Petticoat (1959), and Honky (1971), as well as several minor television roles, one of which was on television's The Lone Ranger (1954). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marion Ross has received more than 2,496,957 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Marion Ross is the 1,998th most popular actor (up from 2,259th in 2019), the 3,404th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,799th in 2019) and the 967th most popular American Actor.

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  • 24

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  • 2.29

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  • 3.67

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Among actors, Marion Ross ranks 1,998 out of 10,030Before her are Anne Archer, Brett Cullen, Georges Wilson, Rodrigo Santoro, Miki Manojlović, and James Marsden. After her are Michel Constantin, Paul Winfield, Kevin Peter Hall, Taron Egerton, George Arliss, and Vanessa Williams.

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Among people born in 1928, Marion Ross ranks 221Before her are Dan Blocker, Ruth Westheimer, Friedrich Wetter, Mohammad Beheshti, Jörg Demus, and Lennart Carleson. After her are Eric Dolphy, Jack Tramiel, Hubert Selby Jr., Joss Ackland, Robert M. Pirsig, and Paul Arizin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Marion Ross ranks 3,404 out of 15,968Before her are Mario Cuomo (1932), Anne Archer (1947), Brett Cullen (1956), Donald Lippincott (1893), James Marsden (1973), and Harry Harlow (1905). After her are Charley Patton (1891), Tito Jackson (1953), Henry Armstrong (1912), Eric Singer (1958), Sheryl Crow (1962), and Henry Hazlitt (1894).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Marion Ross ranks 967Before her are James Pickens Jr. (1954), Richard Beymer (1938), Harris Yulin (1937), Anne Archer (1947), Brett Cullen (1956), and James Marsden (1973). After her are Paul Winfield (1939), Kevin Peter Hall (1955), Vanessa Williams (1963), Dan Castellaneta (1957), William Powell (1892), and Joe Spinell (1936).

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