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The Munsters .... Marilyn Munster
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Beverley Owen was born Beverley Ogg in Ottumwa, Iowa. In high school, and college she was always doing television, theatre, and radio things. She then moved to New York to pursue an acting career after graduating from the University of Michigan. She was fired many a time for lack of typing skills while working at CBS, and for Ed Sullivan. She later became senior typist for the Captain Kangeroo show! She did many small parts in shows until being forced into the part of Marilyn Munster. After 13 episodes she left the show to get married. She is now divorced, but has two daughters, Polly and Kate. She is not always recognized as Marilyn because in the show she wore a blonde wig! In 1989 she got her master`s degree in Early American History.
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Beverley Owen (née Ogg, sometimes credited as Beverly Owen) (born May 13, 1937) is a classically trained American actress perhaps most widely known for having played the original role of Marilyn Munster during the first season of The Munsters. However, she disliked the role and only accepted out of contractual obligations to Universal Studios (who produced the sitcom, for CBS). After 13 episodes, Owen left the program to get married, and was replaced in the role by second portrayer Pat Priest. Beginning in 1971 she appeared for two years on Another World, after which she retired from television and chose to perform exclusively in live theatre.
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