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Marian Marsh (Violet Ethelred Krauth)

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Biography

Trinidad, West Indies
One of the early sound era's most attractive young leading ladies, doll-faced Marian Marsh enjoyed a short yet significant film career as the star of several memorable 1930s melodramas opposite some of the cinema's best, most charismatic lead actors. Her youthful, wide-eyed innocence combined with an innate delicacy to make a storybook heroine who was the perfect counterbalance to the licentious characters who often menaced her on film. So successful was she as a damsel in distress that she quickly became typecast, which impeded her development as an actress and helped bring her film career to a premature end. Read more...

Actor

Character: Girl Selling Kisses

Hell's Angels 1930

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Character: Harriett Underwood

Whoopee! 1930

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Character: Jenny Townsend

Five Star Final 1931

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Character: Rene March

The Road to Singapore 1931

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Character: Nana Carlova

The Mad Genius 1931

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Character: Kay's Friend

The Naughty Flirt 1931

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Character: Lotti Brenner

Alias the Doctor 1932

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Character: Miß Lilian Williams

Der verlorene Sohn 1934

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Character: Margaret Terrill

Gentleman from Dixie 1941

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