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|Born:||September 2, 1919||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Hollywood, California, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Made stage debut before 23,000 people at Hollywood Bowl
Human model for animated "Snow White"
First film as actress, "The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle", starring Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire
Formed "Gower and Bell" with Gower Champion; Broadway debut, "Dark of the Moon"
With Gower, starred on TV's "Admiral Broadway Revue" (NBC)
Brief star buildup for "Marge and Gower Champion" dance team by MGM, beginning with prominent supporting roles in the color remake of the musical "Show Boat"
Co-starred with husband Gower Champion in the medium-budget MGM musical, "Everything I Have Is Yours"
Last MGM musical, "Jupiter's Darling", starring Esther Williams
Starred on TV in "The Marge & Gower Champion Show" (CBS)
Acted in several supporting roles in features in the late 1960s
Choreographed dance sequence in the feature "The Day of the Locusts"
Choreographed the TV-movie "Queen of the Stardust Ballroom" (CBS)
Served as consultant for "Agnes: The Indomitable de Mille" (PBS)
Choreographed the stage production of "Stepping Out" at the Berkshire Theatre Festival in Massachusetts
Returned to stage performing, teamed with Donald Saddler for the revival of "Follies"
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