Marjorie Bonner

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Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Margerie or Marjorie Bonner was a minor film actress, but achieved greater and less ephemeral fame as a result of her marriage to English novelist Malcolm Lowry in 1940, after the close of her film career.

Their marriage was close and, to say the least, unconventional. Lowry was a tormented, alcoholic, often cruel genius, who found "ordinary" life extremely hard. Margerie Bonner Lowry was an important axis of stability for her husband, and indeed played an important part in his writing. Read more...