Marian Nixon

Marian Nixon
1904 - 1983

Marian Nixon  American Actress


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Marian Nixon was previously married to Ben Lyon (1972 - 1979), William A. Seiter (1934 - 1964), Edward Hillman Jr. (1929 - 1933) and Joe Benjamin (boxer).


American Actress Marian Nixon was born Maria Nissinen on 20th October, 1904 in Superior, Wisconsin, USA and passed away on 13th Feb 1983 Los Angeles, California, USA aged 78. She is most remembered for WAMPAS Baby Star of 1924. Her zodiac sign is Libra.

Marian Nixon was in an on-screen matchup with James Cagney in Winner Take All (1932).

Marian Nixon is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American dancers and American silent film actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married4 30 years, 7 months 10 years, 11 months 2 years
Total4 30 years, 7 months 10 years, 11 months 2 years


First Name Marian
Last Name Nixon
Maiden Name Nissinen
Full Name at Birth Maria Nissinen
Alternative Name Maria Nissinen, Marian Nixon
Age 78 (age at death) years
Birthday 20th October, 1904
Birthplace Superior, Wisconsin, USA
Died 13th February, 1983
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Complications following Open Heart surgery
Buried Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Height 5' 0" (152 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame WAMPAS Baby Star of 1924
Year(s) Active 1922-1936, 1922–1936
Brand Endorsement Kleenex (1931)
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Marian Nixon (born Marja Nissinen; October 20, 1904 – February 13, 1983) was an American film actress. She appeared in more than 70 films.

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Marian Nixon78 LibraActress
Ben Lyon78 AquariusActor
William A. Seiter74 GeminiFilm Director
Edward Hillman Jr.-Business
Joe Benjamin (boxer)84 CancerBoxing


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Christopher NixonMale9th August, 193585 years oldWilliam A. Seiter


Madhouse1980TV Show
Captain Calamity1936MadgeMovie
Tango1936Treasure McGuireMovie
The Drag-Net1936Katherine 'Kit' van BurenMovie
The Reckless Way1936Helen RogersMovie
Sweepstake Annie1935Annie FosterMovie
Strictly Dynamite1934Sylvia MontgomeryMovie
The Line-Up1934Peggy ArnoldMovie
We're Rich Again1934Arabella Sykes (as Marion Nixon)Movie
By Your Leave1934Andree (as Marion Nixon)Movie
Embarrassing Moments1934JaneMovie
Once to Every Bachelor1934Natalie StuartMovie
Doctor Bull1933May Tupping - Telephone OperatorMovie
Pilgrimage1933Mary SaundersMovie
Chance at Heaven1933Glory Franklyn (as Marion Nixon)Movie
Face in the Sky1933MadgeMovie
Best of Enemies1933Lena SchneiderMovie
Charlie Chan's Chance1932Shirley MarloweMovie
Winner Take All1932Peggy HarmonMovie
After Tomorrow1932Sidney TaylorMovie
Madison Sq. Garden1932Bee (as Marion Nixon)Movie
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm1932RebeccaMovie
Too Busy to Work1932RoseMovie
Amateur Daddy1932Sally SmithMovie
Sweepstakes1931Babe EllisMovie
Women Go on Forever1931BettyMovie
A Private Scandal1931Mary GateMovie
Ex-Flame1930Lady CatherineMovie
General Crack1930Archduchess Maria LuisaMovie
The Lash1930Dona Dolores DelfinoMovie
The Pay-Off1930Nancy PorterMovie
College Lovers1930Madge HuttonMovie
Courage1930Muriel ColbrookMovie
Scarlet Pages1930Nora MasonMovie
Show of Shows1929Performer in 'What Became of the Floradora Boys' NumberMovie
The Rainbow Man1929Mary LaneMovie
Say It with Songs1929Katherine Lane (as Marion Nixon)Movie
The Red Sword1929VeraMovie
In the Headlines1929Anna Lou AndersonMovie
Silks and Saddles1929Lucy Calhoun (as Marion Nixon)Movie
Young Nowheres1929Annie JacksonMovie
Man, Woman and Wife1929Bella Rogers, Helen Brandon (as Marion Nixon)Movie
How to Handle Women1928Beatrice FairbanksMovie
The Fourflusher1928June AllenMovie
Jazz Mad1928Elsa HausmannMovie
Out of the Ruins1928Yvonne GilbertMovie
Red Lips1928Cynthia Day (as Marion Nixon)Movie
The Chinese Parrot1927Sally PhillmoreMovie
Heroes of the Night1927Mary AllenMovie
The Auctioneer1927Ruth LeviMovie
Out All Night1927Molly O'DayMovie
Taxi! Taxi!1927Rose ZimmermanMovie
Down the Stretch1927Katie KellyMovie
Hands Up!1926Mae WoodstockMovie
What Happened to Jones1926Lucille Bigbee (as Marion Nixon)Movie
Devil's Island1926Rose MarieMovie
Rolling Home1926PhyllisMovie
Spangles1926'Spangles' DelancyMovie
I'll Show You the Town1925Hazeel Deming (as Marion Nixon)Movie
Riders of the Purple Sage1925Bess ErneMovie
Durand of the Bad Lands1925Molly GoreMovie
The Hurricane Kid1925Joan Langdon (as Marion Nixon)Movie
Let 'er Buck1925Jacqueline McCall (as Marion Nixon)Movie
Where Was I?1925Alicia StoneMovie
The Saddle Hawk1925Rena NewhallMovie
Sporting Life1925Nora CavanaughMovie
The Circus Cowboy1924Bird TaylorMovie
Just Off Broadway1924Jean LawrenceMovie
The Last of the Duanes1924RuthMovie
The Vagabond Trail1924Lou MaconMovie
Rosita1923Undetermined Bit Role (uncredited)Movie
The Shriek of Araby1923Minor Role (uncredited)Movie
Big Dan1923Dora AllenMovie
Cupid's Fireman1923Agnes EvansMovie
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