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Davies, Marion

Born: 1897 AD
Died: 1961 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Actresses, Mistress

1897 – Born Marion Cecilia Douras in Brooklyn, New York, on the 3rd of January the youngest of five children of Bernard J. Douras and Rose Reilly. She was the mistress of William Randolph Hearst.


1917 – Appeared in her first feature film Runaway Romany.


1918 – Marion starred in three films, The Burden of Proof, Beatrice Fairfax, and Cecilia of the Pink Roses.


1920s – Davies became involved in an affair with actor Charlie Chaplin.


1924 – The alleged affair with Chaplin became the stuff of legend.


       – Hearst mistook Ince for Chaplin and shot him in a jealous rage.


1930s – She bailed him out by selling off $1 million of her jewelry.


1951 – After 10 weeks of Hearst’s death, she married Horace Brown on 31st of October.


1952 – She was involved with charity work, she donated $1.9 million to establish a children’s clinic at UCLA.


1956 – She suffered a minor stroke, and was later diagnosed with cancer of the jaw.


1960 – Davies fell and broke her leg.


       – Appeared in American public on 10th of January on an NBC TV special called Hedda Hopper’s Hollywood.


1961 – Died of cancer on 23rd of September.