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John Wayne was born Marion Michael Morrison.
-- breakofday  12/16/2005
Marion Ravenwood is the name of Karen Allen's character in ("Indiana Jones and the) Raiders of the Lost Ark".
-- Anonymous User  12/21/2005
Marion Crane is the unfortunate heroine in "Psycho".
-- Anonymous User  12/27/2005
American actress Marion Lorne (b. 12 August 1888 - d. 9 May 1968) came to prominence in the 1960s playing Aunt Clara, an elderly witch always getting her spells wrong, in the American television sitcom 'Bewitched'.
-- freeserve.co.uk  10/9/2007
French actress Marion Cotillard, who garnered numerous accolades (including the Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role) for her portrayal of Édith Piaf in La Vie En Rose, inspired my fondness for the name. ♥
-- Wordsmith  2/28/2008
I really like this name- but I'll always associate this spelling with Shawn Marion, who was recently traded from the Phoenix Suns to the Miami Heat. I much prefer a more feminine spelling, like Marienne, or something like that.
-- _clippit_  7/27/2008
Maid Marion! I really like this name for a girl, but not the rian spelling.
-- yohevid  8/2/2008
Marion Gleiss is the real name of DJ Marusha (born on 18th November 1966 in Nürnberg).
-- Emilie007  9/5/2008
Princess Marion is a fictional character from fairy-tale "O štěstí a kráse". She was played by Markéta Fišerová.
-- Emilie007  12/24/2008
The tragic heroine in Hubert Selby jr.'s novel and Darren Aronofsky's film Requiem for a Dream. In the book her name is Marion Kleinmietz, but in the movie she is Marion Silver.
-- Anonymous User  9/29/2009
Marion Ryan (1931-99) was a vivacious, glamorous and popular British singer.
-- Just Jonquil  1/4/2010
Though "Behind the Name" lists Maid Marion as Robin Hood's love, her name was actually *Marian*--the English form, influenced by both Mary and Ann. [noted -ed]
-- erb816  7/22/2010
Marion Eleanor Zimmer Bradley was an American author. She is best known for "The Mists of Avalon".
-- Anonymous User  3/28/2012
A famous Marion was Marion Davies (1897-1961), born Marion Douras, a silent film actress. Nowadays she is best known for her long relationship with newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst, or unfortunately as the inspiration for Susan Alexander in Citizen Kane. However, she was a successful and talented comedienne best known for her role in 1928's Show People, and I find it sad that she's been misunderstood over the years.
-- sunshinechild67  5/19/2012
Marion Jones is an Olympic sprinter who represented the US in the 2000 Olympics.
-- Anonymous User  8/17/2013
Marion Hutton (Born: March 10, 1919, Died: January 10, 1987) was an American singer and actress.
-- LoveHeartKawaii  10/25/2014

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