Marni Nixon was her stage name. She was born Margaret Nixon McEathron in Altadena, California on February 22, 1930. She was the daughter of Charles Nixon McEathron and Margaret Elsa ( Wittke) McEathron.She played Sister Sophia in the Sound of Music. She performed the songs to be dubbed for Audrey Hepburn for the movie My Fair Lady.
Name Margaret Nixon Mceathron Event Type Birth Event Date 22 Feb 1930 Event Place Los Angeles, California, United States Gender Female Mother's Name Witike
"California Birth Index, 1905-1995," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V2R4-P7N : 27 November 2014), Margaret Nixon Mceathron, 22 Feb 1930; citing Los Angeles, California, United States, Department of Health Services, Vital Statistics Department, Sacramento.
Chas N Mceathron Head M 41 Wisconsin Margaret W Mceathron Wife F 40 Wisconsin Donyll M Mceathron Daughter F 15 Wisconsin Paulouise A Mceathron Daughter F 13 Wisconsin Margaret N Mceathron Daughter F 10 California Ariel L Mceathron Daughter F 7 California
"United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K9W5-9T3 : accessed 28 May 2017), Margaret N Mceathron in household of Chas N Mceathron, Venice Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 19-803A, sheet 64A, line 22, family 417, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 258.
notes from Wiki article Born Margaret Nixon McEathron February 22, 1930 Altadena, California, U.S. Died July 24, 2016 (aged 86) New York City, New York, U.S. Cause of death Breast cancer Occupation Singer, actress Years active 1947–2009 Spouse(s) Ernest Gold (m. 1950; div. 1969) Lajos Fenster (m. 1971; div. 1975) Albert Block (m. 1983; d. 2015) Children 3, including Andrew Gold Website www.marninixon.org
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