Happy 129th Birthday Frances Marion


Today is the 129th birthday of the writer and journalist Frances Marion.  She was a trailblazer in Hollywood and a trailblazer in journalism.  The world is a better place because she was in it and still feels the loss that she has left.


NAME: Frances Marion
OCCUPATION: Screenwriter
BIRTH DATE: November 18, 1888
DEATH DATE: May 12, 1973
PLACE OF BIRTH: San Francisco, California
PLACE OF DEATH: Los Angeles, California

BEST KNOWN FOR: Screenwriter Frances Marion wrote more than 100 scripts during her career. She won Academy Awards for The Champ and The Big House.

Frances Marion was born on November 18, 1888, in San Francisco, California. With a career that spanned several decades, Marion wrote more than 100 film scripts and won two Academy Awards.

Before Marion moved in Los Angeles in the 1910s, she had worked as a newspaper…

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