Gene Markey

Carole Landis and Gene Markey
1895 - 1980

Gene Markey  American Director


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Gene Markey passed away on 1st May 1980 aged 84.


Gene Markey was previously married to Lucille Wright (1952 - 1980), Myrna Loy (1946 - 1950), Hedy Lamarr (1939 - 1941) and Joan Bennett (1932 - 1937).

He was engaged to Carole Landis (1942).

Gene Markey was in relationships with Lucille Ball (1938), Annabella (1937), Ina Claire (1929) and Simone Simon.

He had an encounter with Sheila Ryan (1940).


American Director Gene Markey was born Eugene Willford Markey on 11th December, 1895 in Jackson, MI,USA and passed away on 1st May 1980 Miami Beach, FL,USA aged 84. He is most remembered for The Little Princess. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Gene Markey is a member of the following lists: American male screenwriters, American male writers and Recipients of the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal.


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Relationship Statistics

Married4 29 years, 4 months 11 years, 12 months 4 years, 7 months
Engaged1 1 year - -
Dating4 80 years, 11 months 20 years, 12 months 1 month, 1 day
Encounter1 76 years - -
Total10 80 years, 11 months 20 years, 1 month 1 month, 1 day


First Name Eugene
Middle Name Willford
Last Name Markey
Full Name at Birth Eugene Willford Markey
Alternative Name Gene Markey
Age 84 (age at death) years
Birthday 11th December, 1895
Birthplace Jackson, MI,USA
Died 1st May, 1980
Place of Death Miami Beach, FL,USA
Cause of Death Cancer
Height 5' 11" (180 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Dartmouth College
Occupation Text Director, Author, Producer, Screenwriter
Occupation Director
Claim to Fame The Little Princess
Official Websites
Friend John Ford, Douglas Fairbanks Jr, Robert Montgomery, Elizabeth Arden, Sonny Whitney

Eugene Willford "Gene" Markey (December 11, 1895 – May 1, 1980) was an American author, producer, screenwriter, and highly decorated naval officer.

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Partner Comparison

Gene Markey84 SagittariusDirector
Lucille Wright85 SagittariusOther
Myrna Loy88 LeoActress
Carole Landis29 CapricornActress
Sheila Ryan54 GeminiActress
Hedy Lamarr86 ScorpioActress
Lucille Ball77 LeoComedian
Annabella87 CancerActress
Joan Bennett80 PiscesActress
Ina Claire91 LibraActress
Simone Simon93 TaurusActress


MelindaFemale27th February, 193482 years old
James MarkeyMale6th March, 193977 years old


Posted commentsView all comments (1)

Parker J. BenaFeb 8, 2007

Too bad you only had TWO choices for Top Romance for Gene Markey. I had to vote for Joan Bennett because that was the romance that produced their only child. how do I know? That child was a daughter, Melinda - my mother. You should have had a third choice for top romance (that would have been the one I really would have voted for), the lady he would eventually settle down with - Lucielle Parker Wright.

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