06 November 1903 - 10 March 1984
Born Gisela Goetten, of German parents, in St. Cloud, Minnesota. She was a prolific actress in silent films during the 1920s, appearing in films opposite John Barrymore and Rin Tin Tin. She was one of WAMPAS Baby Stars of 1925. Her career did well, until the introduction of talking pictures. In 1933, Marlowe married Hollywood businessman Rodney Sprigg, and she retired from motion pictures to become a housewife. In her later years, she suffered from Parkinson's disease, dying from complications caused by it. Marlowe was originally buried at the San Fernando Mission Cemetery, but was interred in the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles in 2002.