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Marty (11-Apr-1955)

Director: Delbert Mann

Writer: Paddy Chayefsky

Music by: Roy Webb

Producer: Harold Hecht

Keywords: Romantic Comedy, New York

A lonely, overweight middle-aged man meets a lonely, seemingly undesirable middle-aged woman at a dance, and fall in love. Though Marty's mother frequently berates him for being unmarried, there mere possibility of such is a threat to her domination over his life. Won Oscars for Best Actor, Best Director, Best Picture, and Best Screenplay; nominated for 4 others including Best Supporting Actor and Actress.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Betsy Blair
Actor
11-Dec-1923 13-Mar-2009 Marty
Ernest Borgnine
Actor
24-Jan-1917 8-Jul-2012 Marty
Joe Mantell
Actor
21-Dec-1915 29-Sep-2010 Angie in Marty
Jerry Paris
Actor
25-Jul-1925 31-Mar-1986 Jerry Helper on The Dick Van Dyke Show
Karen Steele
Actor
20-Mar-1931 12-Mar-1988 Ride Lonesome

CAST

Starring
Ernest Borgnine   ...   Marty
Betsy Blair   ...   Clara
With
Esther Minciotti   ...   Mrs. Piletti
Augusta Ciolli   ...   Aunt Catherine
Joe Mantell   ...   Angie
Karen Steele   ...   Virginia
Jerry Paris   ...   Tommy

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