Marla English

  1. Shirley MacLaine, Around The World In 80 Days, 1955.  Showman Mike Todd’s Jules Verne extravaganza required a princess – Aouda.  The candidates included Toronto’s Suzanne Alexander and  Marla English – both known from  The Bob Cummings Show and Jacquelyne. Park, later into Gun Girl.  Plus The Pajama Game find, but Shirley felt totally miscast in her third  movie. And she was! But she was also the hottest new It Girl in town! And  everywhere – from Hitchcock tp Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.

 Birth year: 1935Death year: 2012Other name: Casting Calls:  1