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Marion Ross

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Yvette Aguiar & Marion Ross | 08-05-2022

Breaking It Down – Frank MacKay

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6 Aug 2022

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TV sitcom Happy Days Marion Ross A.K.A. Mrs. Cunningham/Mrs. C, Discover Plus ’Serving The Hamptons’ star Zach Erdem and Indie Artist Oliver Houser

The Big Fat Joey Show Radio Podcast

On today's show, we have iconic and legendary TV actress Marion Ross, AKA Mrs. C-Mrs. Cunningham from the TV show Happy Days. Marion talks about her early days in Hollywood, Happy Days, working with and being friends with Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Anson Williams, Donny Most, Erin Moran and Mr. C himself-Tom Bosely, along with what brought her to write her HIT memoir, My Days: Happy & Otherwise. In her warm and candid memoir, My Days: Happy & Otherwise, Marion shares loving recollections from the award-winning Happy Days team from break-out star Henry Winkler to Cunningham 'wild child' Erin Moran. Marion shares what it was like to be a starry-eyed young girl with dreams in poor, rural Minnesota, and the resilience, sacrifices, and determination it took to make them come true. She recalls her early years in the business, being in the company of such luminaries as Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, and Noel Coward, yet always feeling the Hollywood outsider-a painful invisibility that mirrored her own childhood. She reveals the absolute joys of playing a wife and mother on TV, and the struggles of maintaining those roles in real life. Among Ross's most heart-rending recollections are those of finally finding a soul mate-another secret hope of hers made true well beyond her expectations.  Funny, poignant, revealing and featuring Gary Marshall's final illuminating interview, as well as a touching forward from her 'TV son' Ron Howard, and her conversation with her real-life son Jim Meskimen (IG: @jimpressions), Marion Ross's story is one of inspiration, persistence, and gratitude. It's also a glowing tribute to all those who fulfilled her dreams and in turn, gave us some of the happiest days of our own lives.  Get her book, My Days: Happy & Otherwise at www.amazon.com ISBN-10: 1496715152 ISBN-13: 978-14967145159 Next is our friend and the King of the Hamptons Zach Erdem (IG: @zacherdem), owner of 75 MAIN restaurant in Southampton and the STAR of the HIT reality TV show 'Serving The Hamptons', now playing on (IG: Discoveryplus). Zach talks all things 'Serving The Hamptons', his restaurant 75 Main (IG: @75main) and the sun-filled fun he and his staff have serving the Hamptons locals and celebs.  Zach also talks about his humble start in the restaurant biz. He came here from Turkey in his early twenties, slept on a park bench in NYC, and couched surfed until he put enough money together to get himself a place to live.  He not only has a place to live and eat, he also owns: Blu Mar Restaurant (IG: @blumarhamptons) where they serve the freshest fish on the east end, Harpoon House (IG: harpoonhouse) the ultimate in luxury hotel accommodations and Buddha Lounge (IG: @buddha_lounge_) where you can dance the night away.  If you want to eat, sleep, party, and play, the KING of the Hamptons, Zach Erdem (IG: @zacherdem) has you covered.  You can Peep Cyn and me on the first episode of 'Serving The Hamptons'. Thank you Zach for having us on.   To keep up with all things Zack Erdem/King of the Hamptons, follow him on the web at: www.75main.com Wrapping up the show is singer/songwriter and musical theatre artist Oliver Houser. (IG: @oliverhouser). ***Oliver Houser will be holding an EP release concert at www.rockwoodmusichall.com in NYC on June 23, 2022 @ 7 PM EST. Oliver Houser is a New York-based singer/songwriter and musical theatre artist. Being the winner of the inaugural Stephen Schwartz Award, the ASCAP Foundation-Sammy Cahn Award, and a Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellowship, has afforded Oliver the opportunity to present his work at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, the Village Theatre, the Kennedy Center, the annual National Alliance for Musical Theatre Conference (NAMT), the SoHo Playhouse, the New York Musical Festival, the New York International Fringe Festival, the Other Palace Theatre in the UK, London's Royal Academy of Music and other venues across the United States and the world. Oliver has headlined at the Kennedy Center and performs his music throughout New York City. He has developed work at the Ucross Foundation, the KHN Center for the Arts, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Rhinebeck Writers Retreat, the Johnny Mercer Colony at Goodspeed Musicals, and the Warren Miller Center for the Arts. Oliver is a Jonathan Larson Grant finalist, and his work was a finalist for the O'Neill Musical Theatre Conference. He was selected for Jeanine Tesori's Front & Center Master Class and is an alum of the ASCAP Musical Theatre Workshop, the BMI Advanced Musical Theatre Workshop, and the Johnny Mercer Songwriters Project. Oliver is a proud member of ASCAP and The Dramatists Guild.  To keep up with all that he's doing, follow him on the web at: www.oliverhouser.com Thank you for listening to the show and follow us on IG at: The Big Fat Joey Show.


17 Jun 2022

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Mothers Day with Marion Ross

TV Confidential

TVC 577.1: An encore presentation of our June 2014 conversation with Marion Ross (Happy Days, Brooklyn Bridge). Marion Ross, June Lockhart, and Michael Learned are among the many stars who have contributed photographs to the Hollywood Museum as part of a special Mothers Day exhibit that will be on display for a limited time only through Sunday, May 15. Two years in the making, and originally scheduled for Mothers Day in 2020, this remarkable collection features photos dedicated to some of the most celebrated working moms in entertainment history, all in loving and amusing images with their families. Want to advertise/sponsor our show? TV Confidential has partnered with AdvertiseCast to handle advertising/sponsorship requests for the podcast edition of our program. They’re great to work with and will help you advertise on our show. Please email sales@advertisecast.com or click the link below to get started: https://www.advertisecast.com/TVConfidentialAradiotalkshowabout Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


12 May 2022

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Episode 126: Marion Ross - "The Evening Star" (1996)

Best Supporting Podcast

It may have been a box office dud no one was really asking for, but this sequel to "Terms of Endearment" has its merits, especially if you watched parts of it on TV as a child. Shirley MacLaine returns to her Oscar-winning role as Aurora, and is joined by "Happy Days" alum Marion Ross as her plucky long-time maid, whose burgeoning love story with Best Supporting Ben Johnson gives us some Golden Globe nominated kitchen acting. We also get Bill Paxton in khakis, Scott Wolf in the nude, a petulant Juliette Lewis, a delightful dialect from Miranda Richardson, Jack Nicholson nabbing a paycheck, the PILLS scene, the driving on the beach scene, and oh Melly, that score!Join us for the Best Supporting Aftershow AND get early access to main episodes on Patreon: www.patreon.com/bsapodEmail: thebsapod@gmail.comInstagram: @bsapodTwitter: @bsapodColin DruckerTwitter: @colindruckerInstagram: @colindrucker_Nick KochanovTwitter: @nickkochanovInstagram: @nickkochanov


22 Apr 2022

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Rarified Heir Podcast Episode #74 : Jim Meskimen (Marion Ross)

Rarified Heir Podcast

Today on the Rarified Heir Podcast, we are talking to Jim Meskimen, an actor, impressionist, comedian and oh so much more, who happens to the son of Mrs. C. That’s right, he’s the son of Happy Days’ Marion Cunningham aka Marion Ross. Hailing from Albert Lee, Minneapolis, Marion Ross was drawn to acting at an early age. She even changed her name before high school because she thought it would read better on a theater marquee. In fact, her first love was indeed theater – which she did before, during and after her most famous role as America’s mom. But it was television that made her a household name. In a career that spans more than 60 years, Marion Ross is still occasionally does voice overs at ninety -f’ing three years old. Her words, not ours. It was great to learn  from Jim about how a head of household, who happened to be a divorced mother of two was able to make it after quite a few years of struggle in show business. It was purely by chance that she took a bit part in Airport, the 1970 disaster movie, that led to a chance meeting with the head of casting for Happy Days. And although Tom Bosley wasn’t particularly nice as Mr. Cunningham (which you can read all about in her autobiography My Days: Happy and Otherwise), a decade-long run on a hit television series was an ideal way to make a living doing what she loved. It's a pleasure to talk to Jim about his mother as well as discussing his own career that launched a successful YouTube channel, iconic commercials playing Colonel Sanders for KFC and Geiko as well as starring in an upcoming Starz production called Gaslight with Julia Roberts and Sean Penn. We talk about his stints on America’s Got Talent as well as stories about Rich Little, Phylis Diller and Clark Gable. It’s all next on the Rarified Heir Podcast.

1hr 23mins

19 Apr 2022

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Happy Days with Marion Ross

Classic Conversations

Marion Ross was born to act. We all know her as Mrs. C, her dreams began at an early age and her determination to become the actress we all know and love will inspire you! We discuss the role everyone told her not to take which led to a connection and audition that changed her life forever. The audition was for the role of Marion Cunningham on what was to become a failed pilot for Happy Days. But the success of American Graffiti re-ignited interest in that old pilot and a second pilot was created and Marion was on the path to becoming one of the most beloved TV moms of all time.Marion shares some great stories from the set, Marion talks about her working relationship with Tom Bosley, Chuck, living through Fonziemania, and what it was like being on TV's biggest show.We also discuss Marion's time after Happy Days which included marrying Captain Stubbing on the Love Boat and her Emmy nominated role on Brooklyn Bridge.Marion also has an excellent memoir out called My Days: Happy and Otherwise if you need even more Marion in your life after listening to the interview (and why wouldn't you?).Our Guest, Marion Ross https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0005385/ Book: My Days: Happy and Otherwise Hashtag Fun: Jeff dives into recent trends and reads some of his favorite tweets from trending hashtags. The hashtag featured in this episode is #MomAlwaysToldMe from @WildBunchTagz. Tweets featured on the show are retweeted at @JeffDwoskinShowSocial Media: Jeff discusses pushing Instagram stories to FB but not the other way around and why.Follow Jeff Dwoskin: Jeff on Twitter: https://twitter.com/bigmacher The Jeff Dwoskin Show: https://twitter.com/JeffDwoskinShow Podcast website: https://jeffisfunny.com Instagram: https://instagram.com/JeffDwoskinShow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


21 Mar 2022

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Happy Days - Guest, Marion Ross "Mrs. C"

Thats Classic!

Marion Ross joins John  and Bob for an amazing look at her early life and career along with behind the scenes stories of "Happy Days."  They enjoy stories of her time with stars from Clark Gable to Tony Curtis and her special relationship with Henry Winkler. She also discusses her difficult off-screen relationship with Tom Bosley. Many interesting tidbits you may have never heard before. Enjoy!   "That's Classic!" YouTube episodes: https://www.youtube.com/thatsclassictv Listen also on:    Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/thats-classic/id1533742435 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4mye7taOcWtcasDgwQqxnf Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes1533742435/thats-classic Google: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8yZmIxYzZiYy9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw== Anchor: https://anchor.fm/john-cato--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/john-cato/support


27 Jan 2022

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Happy Days Forever! Visiting With Marion Ross

American Road Trip Talk

“Heyyyyy, Mrs. C!” Marion Ross aka Mrs. Cunningham from the iconic "Happy Days" sitcom, hails from Albert Lea, MN. The town is so proud of their famous TV mom that they have named a theatre after her and a street also bears her name. Now, the community has dedicated a bronze statue of their favorite citizen, unveiled on July 2nd. We are fortunate to speak with her about her life and career.


23 Jul 2021

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American Road Trip Talk 07 - 23 - 21 Happy Days Forever! Visiting With Marion Ross

Alternative Talk- 1150AM KKNW

“Heyyyyy, Mrs. C!” Marion Ross aka Mrs. Cunningham from the iconic "Happy Days" sitcom, hails from Albert Lea, MN. The town is so proud of their famous TV mom that they have named a theatre after her and a street also bears her name. Now, the community has dedicated a bronze statue of their favorite citizen, unveiled on July 2nd. We are fortunate to speak with her about her life and career.


23 Jul 2021

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5: TV's Favorite Mom... Marion Ross Interviewed

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The Beloved Mrs Cunningham on 943 The Shark


25 May 2021