Marge Champion

Marge Champion
1919 - 2020

Marge Champion  American Actress


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Marge Champion was previously married to Boris Sagal (1977 - 1981), Gower Champion (1947 - 1973) and Art Babbitt (1937 - 1941).


American Actress Marge Champion was born Marjorie Celeste Belcher on 2nd September, 1919 in Los Angeles, California, USA and passed away on 21st Oct 2020 aged 101. She is most remembered for Show Boat. Her zodiac sign is Virgo.

Marge Champion is a member of the following lists: American film actors, People from Los Angeles, California and American stage actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married3 27 years, 12 months 13 years 5 years, 4 months
Total3 27 years, 12 months 13 years 5 years, 4 months


First Name Marge
Last Name Champion
Full Name at Birth Marjorie Celeste Belcher
Alternative Name Marjorie Bell, Marge Champion Sagal, Marge Champion
Age 101 (age at death) years
Birthday 2nd September, 1919
Birthplace Los Angeles, California, USA
Died 21st October, 2020
Height 5' 2" (157 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Dancer, Actress, Choreographer
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Show Boat
Year(s) Active 1930s–present, 1930–2020
Sister Lina Basquette

Marjorie Celeste Champion (née Belcher; September 2, 1919 – October 21, 2020) was an American dancer and actress. At 14, she was hired as a dance model for Walt Disney Studios animated films. Later, she performed as an actress and dancer in film musicals, and in 1957 had a TV show based on song and dance. She has also done creative choreography for liturgy, and served as a dialogue and movement coach for the 1978 TV miniseries, The Awakening Land, set in the late 18th century in the Ohio Valley.

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Marge Champion101 VirgoActress
Boris Sagal63 LibraDirector
Gower Champion59 CancerChoreographer
Art Babbitt84 LibraSpecial Effects


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
GreggMale20th November, 195664 years oldGower Champion


Stranger Than Fiction2006Harold's Matron (uncredited)Movie
Brotherhood2006Mrs. PrettypennyTV Show
The Hot Chick2002Mrs. Prettypenny - Jessica's Mother (uncredited)Movie
Fame1982Ann CarltonTV Show
Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County1970Mrs. BesterMovie
The Party1968Rosalind DunphyMovie
The Swimmer1968Peggy ForsburghMovie
Jupiter's Darling1955MetaMovie
Three for the Show1955Gwen HowardMovie
Screen Directors Playhouse1955Claire GregoryTV Show
Front Row Center1955TV Show
Shower of Stars1954TV Show
Give a Girl a Break1953Madelyn CorlaneMovie
G.E. True Theater1953Kathleen Magee, Maude ApplegateTV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953TV Show
Lovely to Look at1952ClarisseMovie
Everything I Have Is Yours1952Pamela HubbardMovie
Show Boat1951Ellie May ShipleyMovie
The Red Skelton Hour1951CameoTV Show
Mr. Music1950Marge ChampionMovie
Lux Video Theatre1950MillieTV Show
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1948TV Show
The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle1939Irene's Girlfriend (uncredited)Movie
All Women Have Secrets1939Marion (as Marjorie Bell)Movie
Sorority House1939Coed (uncredited)Movie
What a Life1939Student in Doorway at Dance (uncredited)Movie
Honor of the West1939Diane Allen (as Marjorie Bell)Movie
Delinquent Parents1938Dancer (as Marjorie Bell)Movie
Sunday Night at the Trocadero1937Margie Bell - Dancer (uncredited)Short Film
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Posted commentsView all comments (3)

Jo Ann FinnJun 1, 2009

I have always enjoyed her dancing, she and Gower were magical. Their dancing was the best, some of my favorite movie memories of their dancing still linger. Just seen Show Boat agin for the zillionth time and it still entertains and is delightful.

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