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Marge Champion is a Actor American born on 2 september 1919 at Los Angeles (USA)

Marge Champion

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Birth name Marjorie Celeste Belcher
Nationality USA
Birth 2 september 1919 (99 years) at Los Angeles (USA)

Marge Champion, née Marjorie Celeste Belcher (born September 2, 1919), is an American dancer, choreographer, and actress. At a young age she was hired as a dance model for Walt Disney Studios animated films. Later she performed as an actress and dancer in film musicals, and in 1957 had a TV show based on song and dance. She has also done creative choreography for liturgy, and served as a dialogue and movement coach for the 1978 TV miniseries, The Awakening Land, set in the late 18th century in the Ohio Valley.

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Filmography of Marge Champion (17 films)

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The Swimmer, 1h34
Directed by Sydney Pollack, Frank Perry
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Sports films
Actors Burt Lancaster, Janice Rule, Marge Champion, Kim Hunter, Bernie Hamilton, Charles Drake
Roles Peggy Forsburgh
Rating76% 3.847713.847713.847713.847713.84771
On a sunny day in an affluent suburb in Connecticut, a fit and tanned middle-aged man in a bathing suit, Ned Merrill (Burt Lancaster), drops by a pool party being held by friends. They offer him a cocktail while nursing hangovers from the night before. As they share stories, Ned realizes that there is a series of swimming pools that form a "river" to his house, making it possible for him to "swim" his way home. Ned dives into the pool, emerging at the other end and beginning his journey. Ned's behavior perplexes his friends, who know things about his recent past he seems to have forgotten.
The Party
The Party (1968)
, 1h39
Directed by Blake Edwards
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about animals, Mise en scène d'un éléphant, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Peter Sellers, Claudine Longet, Marge Champion, Jean Carson, Gavin MacLeod, Denny Miller
Roles Rosalind Dunphy
Rating75% 3.7987553.7987553.7987553.7987553.798755
A film crew is making a Gunga Din-style costume epic. Unknown Indian actor Hrundi V. Bakshi (Sellers) plays a bugler, but continues to play even after being shot and after the director (Herbert Ellis) yells "cut." Bakshi later accidentally blows up an enormous fort set rigged with explosives. The director fires Bakshi immediately and calls the studio head, General Fred R. Clutterbuck (J. Edward McKinley), about the mishap. Clutterbuck writes down Bakshi's name to blacklist him, but he inadvertently writes Bakshi's name on the guest list of his wife's upcoming dinner party.
Jupiter's Darling, 1h35
Directed by George Sidney
Origin USA
Genres Musical theatre, Romantic comedy, Adventure, Musical, Romance
Themes Dance films, Films about music and musicians, Sports films, Musical films, Political films, Films based on plays
Actors Esther Williams, Howard Keel, Marge Champion, Gower Champion, George Sanders, Richard Haydn
Roles Meta
Rating59% 2.9547752.9547752.9547752.9547752.954775
Nous sommes en 216 av. J.-C. Après avoir anéanti les légions romaines, le général carthaginois Hannibal marche sur Rome à la tête de son armée, tandis qu’à Rome même, le dictateur Fabius Maximus espère enfin se marier à la belle et indépendante Amythis, sa fiancée depuis 7 ans.
Three for the Show, 1h33
Directed by H. C. Potter
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Musical
Themes Musical films, Films based on plays, Films about marriage
Actors Betty Grable, Jack Lemmon, Gower Champion, Marge Champion, Myron McCormick, Paul Harvey
Roles Gwen Howard
Rating61% 3.052623.052623.052623.052623.05262
Singing-and-dancing stage star Julie (Betty Grable) is told that husband Marty (Jack Lemmon) is reported missing in action during Korea. After a long waiting period, she makes plans to marry Vernon (Gower Champion), who is Marty's best friend. After the marriage, Marty (who crashed but survived on an island) turns up at one of Julie's shows. Upon discovering Julie's new marriage, Marty demands his rights as her first husband.
Give a Girl a Break, 1h24
Directed by Stanley Donen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Musical theatre, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Marge Champion, Kurt Kasznar, Gower Champion, Debbie Reynolds, William Ching, Bob Fosse
Roles Madelyn Corlane
Rating63% 3.1976153.1976153.1976153.1976153.197615
When the temperamental star of a new Broadway musical revue in rehearsals walks out, director and choreographer Ted Sturgis (Gower Champion) suggests casting an unknown for the role. When it is announced in the newspapers, throngs of hopefuls show up. The revue's musical composer, Leo Belney (Kurt Kasznar), champions ballerina Joanna Moss, while gofer Bob Dowdy (Bob Fosse) is enchanted by novice Suzy Doolittle (Debbie Reynolds). Then producer Felix Jordan (Larry Keating) persuades Ted's former dance partner, Madelyn Corlane (Marge Champion), to come out of retirement to try out, much to Ted's great discomfort.
Everything I Have Is Yours
Directed by Robert Z. Leonard
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romantic comedy, Musical
Themes Musical films
Actors Gower Champion, Marge Champion, Dennis O'Keefe, Dean Miller, Monica Lewis, Eduard Franz
Roles Pamela Hubbard
Rating62% 3.1023.1023.1023.1023.102
The husband and wife dance team, Chuck and Pamela Hubbard (Gower Champion and Marge Champion), are a pair of happily married dancers. The Hubbards have dreamed for years of taking their act to Broadway, and after much hard work and perseverance, they finally get their shot at the big time, only to discover that Pamela is pregnant, and her doctor forbids her to dance.
Lovely to Look At, 1h41
Directed by Mervyn LeRoy, Vincente Minnelli
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Films based on plays, Films based on musicals
Actors Kathryn Grayson, Red Skelton, Howard Keel, Marge Champion, Gower Champion, Ann Miller
Roles Clarisse
Rating63% 3.198153.198153.198153.198153.19815
Tony Naylor, Al Marsh and Jerry Ralby are looking for backers for their new Broadway show. They have just run out of options when Al gets a letter from his Aunt's attorneys and finds he is a part-owner of a dress salon in Paris. Thinking to sell his share, he, Jerry, and Tony fly to Paris, only to find the shop is almost bankrupt. There they also find Stephanie and Clarisse, who own the other shares of the business. Tony is able to convince the anxious creditors to back a fashion show, hoping to put the shop back on top. As the plot progresses, Tony is torn between his growing affection for Stephanie and his desire to finance his show. Meanwhile, Jerry falls for Clarisse, and Al has a crush on Stephanie. Eventually, Al goes for Bubbles, who has followed the boys from New York.
Show Boat
Show Boat (1951)
, 1h47
Directed by George Sidney
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical theatre, Musical, Romance
Themes Seafaring films, Films about music and musicians, Transport films, Musical films, Films based on plays, Films based on musicals
Actors Kathryn Grayson, Ava Gardner, Howard Keel, Joe E. Brown, Marge Champion, Gower Champion
Roles Ellie May Shipley
Rating69% 3.496353.496353.496353.496353.49635
The basic plot remains the same as in the stage play and the 1936 film version. When the Cotton Blossom, Cap'n Andy Hawks's show boat, arrives in a Mississippi town to give a performance, a fistfight breaks out between leading man Steve Baker (Robert Sterling), and Pete (Leif Erickson), the boat's engineer who has been making passes at Steve's wife, leading lady Julie La Verne (Ava Gardner). But Cap'n Andy (Joe E. Brown) pretends to the assembled crowd that the two were really previewing a scene from one of the boat's melodramas. But Pete knows a dark secret about Julie, and he runs off to tell the local sheriff.
Mr. Music
Mr. Music (1950)
, 1h50
Directed by Richard Haydn
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Romance
Actors Bing Crosby, Nancy Olson, Groucho Marx, Charles Coburn, Ruth Hussey, Robert Stack
Roles Herself
Rating61% 3.0999053.0999053.0999053.0999053.099905
New York theater producer Alex Conway (Charles Coburn) travels with composer Paul Merrick (Bing Crosby) to Lawford College, Paul's alma mater, where one of his musicals is being revived by the students. The current campus hero is handsome athlete Jefferson Blake (Robert Stack) so Katherine Holbrook (Nancy Olson), class valedictorian and chairman of the welcoming committee for returning alumni, asks Paul to work in a phrase about Jeff in one of his songs. Paul balks at the suggestion, but Kate's matter-of-fact manner leaves no room for discussion.
The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle, 1h33
Directed by H. C. Potter
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Biography, Historical, Musical, Romance
Themes Dance films, Films about music and musicians, Transport films, Aviation films, Musical films, Political films
Actors Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edna May Oliver, Walter Brennan, Lew Fields, Victor Varconi
Roles Irene's Girlfriend (uncredited)
Rating69% 3.4973053.4973053.4973053.4973053.497305
The film tells of novice American dancer Irene Foote (Ginger Rogers) who convinces New York-based British vaudeville comic Vernon Castle (Fred Astaire) to give up slapstick comedy in favor of sophisticated ballroom dancing.
What a Life, 1h15
Directed by Theodore Reed
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays
Actors Jackie Cooper, Betty Field, John Howard, Janice Logan, Fred Niblo, Lionel Stander
Roles Student in Doorway at Dance
Rating70% 3.5262053.5262053.5262053.5262053.526205
In the first Henry Aldrich film, Henry (Jackie Cooper) is falsely accused of making trouble at school. He must clear himself.
Sorority House, 1h4
Directed by John Farrow
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films based on plays
Actors Anne Shirley, James Ellison, Barbara Read, Pamela Blake, J. M. Kerrigan, Helen Wood
Roles Coed
Rating61% 3.0592453.0592453.0592453.0592453.059245
Alice Fisher (Anne Shirley) is the daughter of Lew Fisher (J. M. Kerrigan), a grocery store owner. She is surprised when he reveals he has college money for her. Alice rolls into a boarding house and becomes friends with room mates Dotty Spencer (Barbara Read) and Merle Scott (Pamela Blake). Dotty suggests Alice to join a sorority if she spikes up her looks and earns a few more bucks.