Marian Thompson is an American actress, known for her roles in "The Phantom Planet" (1961) and the TV shows, "Land of the Lost" (1974) and "The Wild Wild West" (1965).
Not much is known about her life and career. She was born Marion Thompson, but as an actress, she was often credited as "Marian Thompson." Raised in Northern California, she auditioned for the Metropolitian Opera at 16 and later attended the University of Colorado and UCLA, completing two years study with Stella Adler in New York. Her first screen role was an uncredited part in "The Pleasure of His Company" which was followed by her role in "The Phantom Planet," both which came out in 1961.
Marion returned to California in 1965 to play a young doctor and love interest on the series "Dr. Kildare," but he show was cancelled. and she went on to guest star in many TV episodes for the next three years, playing parts in "The Wild Wild West," "The Man from U.N.C.L.E.," "12 O'Clock High," "Bewitched," "The Invaders" and "The F.B.I." through the Sixties before playing Medusa in an episode of Land of the Lost. During this period she and two partners formed "The Gemini Theater Projects," performing and producing "Uncle Yanya" and "The Masterbuilder" in Los Angeles. She also sang and played guitar in local clubs such as "The Troubadour" and guest appeared on local TV variety shows.
During a blind date to the Emmys in 1967, Marion met and dated writer and producer Jon Kubichan. They later married and had two children, Katharine and Antony Kubichan, during which time she placed her career on hold.
In 1975, Marion started designing Gold & Sterling Jewelry. Working with an acetylene torch, she molded and reticulated many of her one-of-kind design. She is now known as Marion Kubichan and has been doing fine art festivals in California and the Southwest. She has taken many first prizes for her work.
Her last known role was as a grandmother in the 2011 short "Shift Delete."