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Hugh Marlowe Poster

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Overview (4)

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died in New York City, New York, USA  (heart attack)
Birth NameHugh Herbert Hipple
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Marlowe was born Hugh Hipple in Philadelphia, and began his stage career in the 1930s at the Pasadena Playhouse in California. He performed extensively on radio, stage, television and film with credits including off-Broadway productions of "The Deer Park" in 1967 and "All My Sons" in 1974.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (3)

Rosemary Torri (1968 - 2 May 1982) (his death) (1 child)
K.T. Stevens (7 May 1946 - September 1967) (divorced) (2 children)
Edith Atwater (18 November 1941 - 16 September 1945) (divorced)

Trivia (7)

Father, with K.T. Stevens, of sons Chris Marlowe and Jeffrey Marlowe.
Ex-brother-in-law of Jeane Wood and Joe Sawyer.
Ex-son-in-law of Sam Wood.
A former radio announcer, he began his acting career at the Pasadena Playhouse in the early 1930's. He worked at 20th Century Fox as a second lead in the 1950's and reprised his former radio role of Ellery Queen for a 1954 syndicated TV series.
Was in three Best Picture nominees: Twelve O'Clock High (1949), All About Eve (1950) and Elmer Gantry (1960), with All About Eve winning in 1950.
When Marlowe left his job as a radio announcer at WHO in Des Moines, he was replaced by another future film actor, Ronald Reagan.
He has appeared in four films that have been selected for the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically or aesthetically" significant: Meet Me in St. Louis (1944), Twelve O'Clock High (1949), All About Eve (1950) and The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951).

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