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Born: September 2, 1919 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Hollywood, California, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1936:
Made stage debut before 23,000 people at Hollywood Bowl
1937:
Human model for animated "Snow White"
1939:
First film as actress, "The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle", starring Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire
1945:
Formed "Gower and Bell" with Gower Champion; Broadway debut, "Dark of the Moon"
1949:
With Gower, starred on TV's "Admiral Broadway Revue" (NBC)
1951:
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"
1952:
Co-starred with husband Gower Champion in the medium-budget MGM musical, "Everything I Have Is Yours"
1955:
Last MGM musical, "Jupiter's Darling", starring Esther Williams
1957:
Starred on TV in "The Marge & Gower Champion Show" (CBS)
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Acted in several supporting roles in features in the late 1960s
1973:
Choreographed dance sequence in the feature "The Day of the Locusts"
1975:
Choreographed the TV-movie "Queen of the Stardust Ballroom" (CBS)
1987:
Served as consultant for "Agnes: The Indomitable de Mille" (PBS)
1988:
Choreographed the stage production of "Stepping Out" at the Berkshire Theatre Festival in Massachusetts
2000:
Returned to stage performing, teamed with Donald Saddler for the revival of "Follies"

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