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Date Of BirthApril 24, 1908
DiedFebruary 16, 2000, Cathedral City, California, United States
FactAfter her retirement, she no longer spoke of her career or her films and refused numerous requests for interviews from fans or film historians.

Marceline Day (born October 24, 1908) was an American actress. She appeared in over 120 films between 1927 and 1952.

Day was born in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Day. She had two brothers, Harry and Robert. Her father was a film distributor.

Day attended the Hollywood School for Girls and graduated from there in 1926. She then attended the University of Southern California.

Day’s film career began in 1927, when she appeared in the film The Silent Enemy. She went on to appear in a number of films, including The Girl from Missouri (1934), The Three Musketeers (1935), The Awful Truth (1937), and Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939).

In 1940, Day married actor Lew Ayres. The couple had two children, Christopher and Jennifer. They divorced in 1951.

Day’s later film roles include The Bad and the Beautiful (1952) and High Noon (1952). Her final film appearance was in the film The Turning Point (1952).

Day died on December 28, 2000, at the age of 92.

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Full NameMarceline Day
Date Of BirthApril 24, 1908
DiedFebruary 16, 2000, Cathedral City, California, United States
Place Of BirthColorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Height1.6 m


SiblingsAlice Day


MoviesThe Cameraman, London After Midnight, The Beloved Rogue, The Wild Party, The Telegraph Trail, Captain Salvation, Damaged Lives, Broadway to Cheyenne, The King Murder, The Flaming Signal, The Mystery Train, The Road to Romance, Under the Black Eagle, By Appointment Only, A Single Man, The Barrier, De...

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1After her retirement, she no longer spoke of her career or her films and refused numerous requests for interviews from fans or film historians.
2Sister of actress Alice Day.




The Fighting Parson1933Suzan Larkin
By Appointment Only1933Miss Brown aka Brownie
The Flaming Signal1933Molly James
Damaged Lives1933Laura Hall
The Telegraph Trail1933Alice Keller
Via Pony Express1933Betty Castelar
The Crusader1932Marcia Brandon
The King Murder1932Pearl Hope
Broadway to Cheyenne1932Ruth Carter
Arm of the Law1932Sandy
The Fighting Fool1932Judith
The Pocatello Kid1931Mary Larkin
The Mad Parade1931Dorothy Quinlan
The Mystery Train1931Joan Lane
The Sky Raiders1931Grace Devine
Paradise Island1930Ellen Bradford
Hot Curves1930Girl
Sunny Skies1930Mary Norris
Temple Tower1930Patricia Verney
The Voice of Hollywood No. 91930ShortMarceline Day (uncredited)
The Show of Shows1929Performer in 'Meet My Sister' Number
The One Woman Idea1929Lady Alicia Douglas / Alizar, halfcaste dancer
The Wild Party1929Faith Morgan
Trent's Last Case1929Evelyn Manderson
A Single Man1929Maggie
The Jazz Age1929Sue Randall
Stolen Love1928Joan Hastings
Restless Youth1928Dixie
Freedom of the Press1928June Westcott
Driftwood1928Daisy Smith
The Cameraman1928Sally
A Certain Young Man1928Phyllis
The Big City1928Sunshine
Under the Black Eagle1928Margarta
London After Midnight1927Lucille Balfour
The Road to Romance1927Serafina
Captain Salvation1927Mary Phillips
Rookies1927Betty Wayne
Red Clay1927Agnes Burr
The Beloved Rogue1927Charlotte de Vauxcelles
College Days1926Mary Ward
That Model from Paris1926Jane Miller
Fools of Fashion1926Mary Young
The Gay Deceiver1926Louise de Tillois
The Boy Friend1926Ida May Harper
Looking for Trouble1926Tulip Hellier
The Barrier1926Necia
Hell's Four Hundred1926Barbara Langham
Western Pluck1926Clare Dyer
The Splendid Road1925Lilian Grey
The New Butler1925Peggy McCooey
The White Outlaw1925Mary Gale
The Party1925Short
His New Suit1925ShortMildred
Short Pants1925Short
Discord in 'A' Flat1925Short
Heart Trouble1925ShortMarceline
Renegade Holmes, M.D.1925Marie Darnton
Taming the West1925Beryl
The Hansom Cabman1924ShortHis Fiancee
The Luck o' the Foolish1924ShortMrs. Newlywed
Black Oxfords1924ShortDaisy Withers
Picking Peaches1924ShortBathing Beauty (uncredited)


The Show of Shows1929performer: "My Sister" 1929 - uncredited


Hollywood1980TV Mini-Series documentaryActress 'Beloved Rogue'
Fashion News1930DocumentaryHerself (1929)
The Circus: Premiere1928Documentary shortHerself
WAMPAS Baby Stars of 19261926ShortHerself

Archive Footage

London After Midnight2002TV Movie
Clara Bow: Discovering the It Girl1999TV Movie documentaryHerself (from The Wild Party [1929]) (uncredited)
The Big Parade of Comedy1964DocumentaryLois in 'Detectives' (uncredited)
Footlight Parade1933Alice Keller in The Telegraph Trail (uncredited)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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