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Actress

Marjorie Main, American actress. Member D.A.R., Delta Delta Delta.

Background

Main, Marjorie was born on February 24, 1890 in Acton, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Review Samuel Joseph and Jennie (McGaughey) Tomlinson.

Education

Student Franklin (Indiana) College. Graduate School Expression, Hamilton College, Lexington, Kentucky. Student dramatic art Carnegie Hall, New York City, Fine Arts Building, Chicago.

Career

Stanley LeFevre Krebs, December 2, 1921 (deceased). Reader, player Shakespearian companies in Chautauqua. Radio appearances as guest star with top stars of era.

Played in stock, vaudeville, road shows, New York prodns. Moved to Hollywood, 1937. Co-starred in series with Wallace Berry at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial.

Has appeared in 80 motions pictures among with were Dead End, The Egg and I (academic nomination for role), The Women, Johnny Come Lately, Murder He Says, Meet Me in St. Louis, Friendly Persuasion, Heaven Can Wait, Shepherd of the Hills, The Harvey Girls, Barnacle Bill, Test Pilot, Honky Tonk, Jackass Mail, Belle of New York. Role of Ma in Ma and Pa Kettle series. Under contract Metro Goldwyn Mayer, 1941-1954.

Membership

Member D.A.R., Delta Delta Delta. Clubs: Friday Morning (Los Angeles).

Connections

Married Doctor.

father:
Review Samuel Joseph Tomlinson

mother:
Jennie (McGaughey) Tomlinson

spouse:
Doctor