Humphrey Bogart
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Gary Cooper
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Boris Karloff
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John Forsythe
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Robert Mitchum
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Rose Marie
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Rip Taylor
(Movies & TV)

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Guy Marks

Knowledge Identifier: +Guy_Marks


Guy Marks

American actor, comedian and impressionist add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1923.

Countries: United States (71%), California (14%), United Kingdom (7%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Humphrey Bogart, Gary Cooper, Boris Karloff

Linked to: American Cancer Society, The Ink Spots, American Broadcasting Company, NBC




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Guy Marks was born in 1923 add something


Marks enlisted in the US Army on December 12, 1940, and after serving two years, signed up for a six year stint in the Merchant Marines add something


He began working nightclubs in New York, Atlantic City, Chicago and by the end of the 1950s, Marks, Martino and Fisher were all winners on Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts add something


A familiar face on TV sitcoms and variety shows of the 1960s and 1970s, he appeared regularly on The Ed Sullivan Show, The Merv Griffin Show, The Dean Martin Show, The Mike Douglas Show and The Joey Bishop Show add something


From that point on he appeared dozens of times throughout the 1960s and 1970s on popular variety shows add something


Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, Marks made frequent appearances on "The Dean Martin Show", "The Mike Douglas Show", "The Joey Bishop Show" and on The "The Merv Griffin Show" alone, he appeared a total of fifteen times over nine years add something


Marks made his first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show on May 29, 1960 add something


But perhaps his big break came when he was cast as a regular on the 1962-63 season of "The Joey Bishop Show" add something


Next, Marks would make a memorable appearance in an episode of "Dick Van Dyke", in 1963 when he played a love interest for Sally played by Rose Marie add something


Then in May of 1964, he appeared on The Hollywood Palace, to perform another of his famous nightclub bits, entitled 'How The West Was REALLY Won-' The skit featured Marks' flawless imitations of Humphrey Bogart, Gary Cooper, Robert Mitchum and a Native American Indian add something


In 1965 he guest starred on two science fiction programs, "My Living Doll", and "My Favorite Martian" add something


Then, during the 1965-'66 TV season he played second banana once again this time supporting, John Forsythe in the role of Major Joe Foster in the sitcom, later changed to a drama, "The John Forsythe Show" on NBC add something


He was second banana once again, in 1967, when he was featured as the American Indian "Pink Cloud" in the 1967 ABC comedy Western, "Rango", starring Tim Conway add something


In a 1974 episode of The Odd Couple, he portrayed a late night horror movie host named Igor, who sounded a lot like Boris Karloff add something


Also, in 1975, Marks performed his famous "How The West Was REALLY Won-" routine on The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast to Michael Landon add something


His only big-screen appearance was in the 1975 film, "Train Ride to Hollywood" where he was called upon again to imitate Humphrey Bogart add something


In 1977, he starred alongside Billy Barty in another sitcom pilot called, Great Day. It told the story of a group of homeless who contemplate taking jobs to help save their soon to be foreclosed mission add something


A re-release did similarly well in 1978, reaching number 25 in the UK Singles Chart add something


On an episode of Police Woman, called "Blind Terror" that aired in 1978, Marks appeared along with Sandra Dee and the show's star, Angie Dickinson add something


In 1980, he lent his voice along with Rip Taylor to an animated short called, "Don't Miss the Boat" add something


Then in 1981 he was working with Lucille Ball again, in the only project she ever directed, the unsold pilot for a sitcom called Bungle Abbey add something


Marks final role on TV was a featured one in the 1986-'87 sitcom "You Again-" as Harry, a poker-playing friend to the show's star Jack Klugman add something

Guy Marks died in 1987 add something


Marks died on 28 November 1987, at the Atlantic City Medical Center Division in Pomona, New Jersey add something