Marion Davies - Marion Davies (January 1897 – September was an American film actress, producer, screenwriter, and philanthropist. Davies was already building a reputation as a popular film comedienne when newspaper tycoon William Ra
picture of Marion Davies, actress who made a successful transition between silent film to talkies. She was the long time mistress of William Randolph Hearst and because she had amazing business sense, was able to loan Hearst money to save his empire.
Marion Davies, born Marion Cecilea Douras on January was one of the great comedic actresses of the silent era and into the She began as a chorus girl in New York, first in the pony follies and later in the Ziegfield Follies.