Marcia Rodd

About Marcia Rodd

Who is it?: Actress
Birth Day: July 08, 1940
Birth Place:  Lyons, Kansas, United States
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 1962-present

Marcia Rodd

Marcia Rodd was born on July 08, 1940 in  Lyons, Kansas, United States, is Actress. Kansas-born actress Marcia Rodd, born in 1940, studied drama at Northwestern University in the late 50s before heading to New York to pursue the stage. Offbeat comedy would play a dominate part of this appealing brunette's early career. With an off-Broadway debut in the musical "Oh Say Can You See!" in 1962, she made it to Broadway two years later with "Oh! What a Lovely War". A Drama Desk Award for "Your Own Thing", which was based on Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night," and a Tony nomination for the musical "Shelter" would secure her place under the marquee lights. Her fine work as a grass-smoking free spirit opposite James Coco in "Last of the Red Hot Lovers" did not go unnoticed and led to an auspicious film debut in Jules Feiffer's black comedy Little Murders (1971) with Elliott Gould. A flashy supporting part in the comedy-drama T.R. Baskin (1971) with Candice Bergen followed. Norman Lear took an interest in Marcia and brought her to TV with guest spots in All in the Family (1971). She guested as the sensible, outspoken daughter of defiantly liberal Bea Arthur in one of those classic Archie Bunker episodes, and their roles spun off into the popular series Maude (1972). Adrienne Barbeau assumed the role of the daughter, however, when Marcia turned the sitcom down. The stage was her first love and she returned to the East Coast for a part in "The Merry Wives of Windsor". Marcia played TV wives for a time in the 1980s in such series as The Four Seasons (1984) and Trapper John, M.D. (1979). In later years, she developed a strong reputation as an LA stage director. She still takes on theater parts from time to time -- having played Golde in "Fiddler on the Roof" and Diana Vreeland in the one-woman play "Full Gallop." In retrospect, Marcia is one intriguing talent who deserved more film attention back in the 1970s.
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Popular As Marcia Rodd
Occupation Actress
Age 80 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born July 08, 1940 ( Lyons, Kansas, United States)
Birthday July 08
Town/City  Lyons, Kansas, United States
Nationality United States

🌙 Zodiac

Marcia Rodd’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Marcia Rodd was born in the Year of the Dragon. A powerful sign, those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dragon are energetic and warm-hearted, charismatic, lucky at love and egotistic. They’re natural born leaders, good at giving orders and doing what’s necessary to remain on top. Compatible with Monkey and Rat.

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Biography/Timeline

1950

In the 1950s, she moved to New York City and performed on stage. Rodd spent the 1960s appearing on Broadway in such plays as Neil Simon's The Last of the Red Hot Lovers. In 1971, she appeared in the drama film T.R. Baskin with Candice Bergen and the black comedy Little Murders opposite Elliott Gould. Her other film credits included roles in Handle with Care (1977) and Last Embrace (1979).

1970

During the 1970s, she appeared in several made-for-television productions, and continued making appearances on television shows through the next three decades. One of these appearances was as Carol Traynor, the role later played by Actress Adrienne Barbeau in an episode of All in the Family which was the pilot for the subsequent series, Maude. (She had also played another character on a previous All in the Family episode, "Mike's Mysterious Son", earlier that same season.)

2003

Her most recent roles were in a 2003 episode of the television series Without a Trace, the 2012 short film Parallax and the long-running soap opera The Young and the Restless.

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