Marj Dusay

Actress Marj Dusay got her start in showbiz in the 1950s, modeling and studying acting in New York City while her then-husband studied medicine. The couple eventually moved to California and she quickly generated ... Read more »
Born: 02/20/1936

Filmography

Actor (38)

All My Children 1969 - 2011 (TV Show)

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Guiding Light 1951 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

A Chronicle of Corpses 2000 (Movie)

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Love Walked In 1998 (Movie)

Mrs Moore (Actor)

12 Bucks 1997 (Movie)

Goldie (Actor)

The 11th Annual Soap Opera Awards 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

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Love Matters 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

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Siao Yu 1994 (Movie)

Rita (Actor)

Santa Barbara 1983 - 1993 (TV Show)

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In the Heat of the Night 1991 - 1992 (Tv Show)

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Murder, She Wrote 1989 - 1992 (Tv Show)

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Perfect Strangers 1991 - 1992 (Tv Show)

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Star Trek 1967 - 1969, 1989 - 1992 (Tv Show)

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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air 1991 - 1992 (Tv Show)

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Drug Free Kids: A Parent's Guide 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

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The Facts of Life 1979 - 1988 (TV Show)

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Made in Heaven 1987 (Movie)

Mrs Packert (Actor)

Square Pegs 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

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Bret Maverick 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

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The Murder That Wouldn't Die 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

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Stop Susan Williams 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

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Arthur Hailey's "Wheels" 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

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Sorority '62 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

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MacArthur 1977 (Movie)

Mrs Jean MacArthur (Actor)

Most Wanted 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

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Bobby Parker and Company 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

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Breezy 1973 (Movie)

Betty Tobin (Actor)

Get Smart 1965 - 1970 (TV Show)

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Blondie 1968 - 1969 (TV Show)

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Pendulum 1968 (Movie)

Liz Tennant (Actor)

Sweet November 1968 (Movie)

Carol (Actor)

Capitol (TV Show)

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Climb an Angry Mountain (TV Show)

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Daughters of Privilege (TV Show)

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In the Dead of Night (TV Show)

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Murder in Peyton Place (TV Show)

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The Child Stealer (TV Show)

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The Paradise Connection (TV Show)

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Biography

Actress Marj Dusay got her start in showbiz in the 1950s, modeling and studying acting in New York City while her then-husband studied medicine. The couple eventually moved to California and she quickly generated modelling work for television commercials. It was not long before she started landing roles on television and in feature films, including parts on the spy parody "Get Smart", the Elvis Presley movie "Clambake", and a memorable part on a controversial third season episode of "Star Trek" (a fan non-favorite), where she stole Spock's brain. Outside of her busy television schedule throughout the 1960s and 1970s, Dusay also appeared in the Clint Eastwood directed film "Breezy", starring William Holden and Kay Lenz. Although at ease with more glamorous roles, she was also comfortable with broader comedic roles as well--she was an original member of the improvisational comedy troupe The Session, which also counted founder Rob Reiner, Larry Bishop, and Richard Dreyfuss, among others, in its ranks. Her comedic side was able to shine on the '80s sitcom favorite "The Facts of Life", where she played the mother of Blair Warner. Dusay's most famous roles, however, are arguably her juicy turn as Alexandra Spaulding on the long-running daytime soap "Guiding Light" and her role on "All My Children" as scheming Vanessa Bennett. While offscreen, Dusay has been a member of the Kansas University Advisory Board for the Theatre Arts and supported Project Angel Food, an AIDS support organization. She lost her son to the disease in 1993.

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