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Marion Ross
SLP99051507 - 15 MAY 1999 - ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, USA: The woman known to many as Mrs. Cunningham from T.V.'s Happy Days, Marion Ross, dances with Fredbird, the St. Louis Cardinals mascot, prior to a game with the Los Angeles Dodgers, May 15. Ross was in St. Louis to watch a game while promoting nearby Marion, Illinois. wy/bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI

Marion Ross (born October 25, 1928) is an American actress, best known for her role as Marion Cunningham on the TV series Happy Days from 1974 to 1984.

Born Marian Ross in Watertown, Minnesota, she lived in Waconia and then moved to Willmar and eventually to Albert Lea, Minnesota. At the age of 13, she changed the spelling of her name from "Marian" to "Marion" because she thought it would look better on a marquee. After completing her sophomore year in high school, she moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota, and worked as an au pair while studying drama at the MacPhail Center for the Arts, and attending Southwest High School. A year later, her family moved to San Diego, California. She graduated from Point Loma High School in San Diego.

Ross enrolled in San Diego State University, where she was named the school's most outstanding actress. After graduation in 1950, she performed in summer theater in La Jolla, California. The director was impressed by her talent, and recommended that she try for work in films.

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