Marge Champion

Marge Champion

Highest Rated: 100% The Swimmer (1968)

Lowest Rated: 82% Show Boat (1951)

Birthday: Sep 02, 1919

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

A celebrated dancer, actress, and choreographer of stage, screen and TV, Marge Champion, together with her then-husband and partner Gower Champion, excelled at the "story dance," a combination of dance and pantomime, which they performed to great renown on Broadway, in several films, and on such TV programs as "The Broadway Admiral Revue" (NBC, 1949). Champion was the daughter of Ernest Belcher, a ballet coach for Hollywood stars. In 1936, she performed with the Los Angeles Civic Opera in several productions, often before as many as 23,000 people. Soon thereafter, she was a human figure model for the heroine of Disney's animated "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" (1937), and later modeled for the blue fairy in "Pinocchio" (1940). Then known as Marjorie Bell, she also made her film debut in "The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle" (1939), although it was Ginger Rogers who danced with Fred Astaire.

Highest rated movies

The Swimmer
Sing Your Song
The Party
Show Boat

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
95% 79% Sing Your Song Unknown (Character) $47.7K 2011
No Score Yet 75% The Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County Mrs. Bester (Character) - 1969
83% 88% The Party Rosalind Dunphy (Character) - 1968
100% 83% The Swimmer Peggy Forsburgh (Character) - 1968
No Score Yet 60% Jupiter's Darling Meta (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet 50% Three for the Show Gwen Howard (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet 65% Give a Girl a Break Madelyn Corlane (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet 37% Lovely to Look At Clarisse (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet Everything I Have Is Yours Pamela Hubbard (Character) - 1952
82% 71% Show Boat Ellie May Shipley (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet 43% Mr. Music Self - 1950

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Theater Talk Guest 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fame Unknown (Guest Star) 1982
No Score Yet No Score Yet What's My Line? Guest 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Screen Directors Playhouse Unknown (Character) 1956

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