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Marion Shilling (1910–2004)

Creamy-complexioned brunette Marion Shilling was a beauty inclined to be overlooked when recalling those fairly well-known "B" leading ladies of the 1930s. Born in 1910, the Denver-born actress started her career promisingly enough with a featured role in MGM's Wise Girls (1929). From there she moved to lead and second lead status opposite William... See full bio »

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Fighting to Live Mary Carson
Sundown Trail Dorothy 'Dottie' Beals
Blazing Guns Betty Lou Rickard


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 1936 Cavalcade of the West
Mary Christman
 1936 Romance Rides the Range
Carol Marland
 1936 Idaho Kid
Ruth Endicott
 1936 I'll Name the Murderer
 1935 Gun Play
Madge Holt
 1935 Rio Rattler
Mary Adams
 1935 Captured in Chinatown
Ann Parker
 1935 The Keeper of the Bees
 1935 Society Fever
Victoria Vandergriff
 1935 Gun Smoke
Jean Culverson (as Marian Shilling)
 1935 Stone of Silver Creek
Martha Mason
 1935 A Shot in the Dark
Jean Coates
 1935 Blazing Guns
Betty Lou Rickard (as Marian Shilling)
 1934 The Westerner
Juanita Barnes
 1934 Elinor Norton
Publisher's Staff (uncredited)
 1934 Thunder Over Texas
Helen Mason
 1934 Inside Information
Anne Seton
 1934 The Red Rider
Marie Maxwell
 1934 Fighting to Live
Mary Carson
 1933 Curtain at Eight
Anice Cresmer
 1932 The Heart Punch
Kitty Doyle
 1932 A Parisian Romance
 1932 Niagara Falls (Short)
 1932 A Man's Land
Peggy Turner
 1932 Gigolettes (Short)
 1932 Rule 'Em and Weep (Short)
 1932 The County Fair
Alice Ainsworth
 1932 Shop Angel
Dorothy Hayes
 1932 Only Men Wanted (Short)
 1931 Easy to Get (Short)
 1931 Forgotten Women
Patricia Young
 1931 Take 'em and Shake 'em (Short)
 1931 Sundown Trail
Dorothy 'Dottie' Beals
 1931 June First (Short)
 1931 The Common Law
Stephanie Brown
 1931 Young Donovan's Kid
Kitty Costello
 1931 Beyond Victory
 1930 On Your Back
Jeanne Burke
 1930 Shadow of the Law
Edith Wentworth
 1930 The Swellhead
Mamie Judd
 1930 Lord Byron of Broadway
 1929 Wise Girls
Ruth Bence
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Marian Shilling


5' 4" (1.63 m)

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When she first appeared in westerns, she was awkward on a horse but diligently practiced riding during breaks in filming. Western hero and frequent co-star Buck Jones went on to coach her until she became an accomplished horsewoman. See more »

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