Marvis, Catherine “Kay”

Catherine Marvis (“Kay”)

Born: August 29, 1923, New Jersey
Died: April 9, 2000, Mendocino County, California

Kay Marvis was a dancer and actress, and is credited with six movies between 1938 and 1947. At the age of seventeen she married Leo Gorcey, the brother of Mar-Kenite David Gorcey. She had appeared in four of Leo’s movies. They were divorced within five years. A year later she married Groucho Marx. They have one daughter, Melinda Marx. Kay and Groucho were divorced in 1951.
– – Alan H. Simon for Mar-Ken.org

From the September 30, 1938 Mar-Ken Journal:
YE OLDE TATTLER – – What Ho! Kay Marvis, one of Mar-Ken’s pretty girls is going to be married next June the 2, 1939, to Leo Gorcey, a member of he “Dead End Gang.” He has a brother at Mar-Ken, namely David Gorcey.

From the December 16, 1938 Mar-Ken Journal:
WHAT THEY ARE DOING FOR CHRISTMAS – Kay Marvis: At Home
WHAT THEY WANT FROM SANTA CLAUS – Kay Marvi: New eyelashes

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Internet Movie Database listing:
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0329831/