Marian Mercer

Marian Mercer

Performer

Marian Mercer, who won a Tony Award for her performance in the hit 1960s musical Promises, Promises, died on April 27 2011 in Newbury Park, CA. She was 75 and lived in Agoura Hills, CA. The cause was complications of Alzheimer’s disease, reported the New York Times.

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  • Born: Nov 26, 1935 in Akron, Ohio
  • Death: Apr 27, 2011 in Newbury Park, CA

Roles (20)

Bosoms and Neglect Playbill - May 1979 Bosoms and Neglect (1979)
Opened May 3, 1979
  • as Deirdre (Original)
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Stop the World - I Want to Get Off Playbill - August 1978 Stop the World - I Want to Get Off (1978)
Opened Aug 3, 1978
  • as Lorene (Original)
  • as Evie (Original)
  • as Ilse (Original)
  • as Anya (Original)
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Hay Fever Playbill - Nov 1970 Hay Fever (1970)
Opened Nov 9, 1970
  • as Myra Arundel (Original)
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A Place for Polly Playbill - April 1970 A Place for Polly (1970)
Opened Apr 18, 1970
  • as Polly (Original)
A Place For Polly - Opening Night
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Promises, Promises Playbill - March 1969 Promises, Promises (1968)
Opened Dec 1, 1968
  • as Marge MacDougall (Original)
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New Faces of 1962 Playbill - Jan 1962 New Faces of 1962 (1962)
Opened Feb 1, 1962
  • as Yasmin (Original)
  • as Woman (Original)
  • as Passenger (Original)
  • as Mrs. Thurman (Original)
  • as Mother (Original)
  • as Girl (Original)
  • as Folk (Original)
  • as Bettina (Original)
  • as Happiness Girl (Original)
New faces of 1962 - Opening Night
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Greenwillow Playbill - May 1960 Greenwillow (1960)
Opened Mar 8, 1960
  • as Singing Ensemble (Original)
  • as Maidy (Understudy - Original)
  • as Emma (Understudy - Original)
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Awards

Drama Desk Award
1969 Outstanding Performance Promises, Promises Winner
Theatre World
1969 Theatre World Award Promises, Promises Winner
Tony Award
1969 Featured Actress in a Musical Promises, Promises Winner