Marion Aye
born: 05 April 1903
Chicago, Illinois,
United States of America
died: 21 July 1951
Hollywood, California,
United States of America
(suicide, age 48)
American actress who was discovered by film producer Mack Sennett and was one of his WAMPAS Baby Stars of 1922.  Following retirement, she suffered isolation from the film industry, which had virtually forgotten her.  In 1935 she made the first of several suicide attempts.  On July 10, 1951, she was found in a semi-conscious condition after swallowing poison in a motel room in Culver City, California, and died eleven days later.  Her father reported that she was despondent after failing to get a part in a television play.  Her second husband, comedian Ross Forester, was distraught, stating that he thought his wife was only joking about taking her life.

She is buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Los Angeles, California, USA -
Plot: Tranquility, Map G03, Lot 807, Space 2.

A very nice blog dedicated to the actress can be found at http://maryonaye.blogspot.co.uk/.
Real name: Maryon Eloise Aye Films listed on this page: 1 film with Stan Laurel.

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NON-HAL ROACH FILMS

1922
A Weak-End Party
Lily
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/


Acknowledgements:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marion_Aye (Wikipedia)
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=10383&PIpi=82058830 (image from Find A Grave.com)

This page was last updated on: 31 December 2017