Garry Marsh
Garry Marsh in 1932
Leslie Marsh Gerahty

(1902-06-21)21 June 1902
St Margarets, Middlesex, England
Died6 March 1981(1981-03-06) (aged 78)
Richmond upon Thames, Surrey, England[1]
Years active1922–1970
Spouse(s)Adele Lawson
Muriel Martin-Harvey

Garry Marsh (21 June 1902 – 6 March 1981) was an English stage and film actor.[2][3]

Born Leslie Marsh Gerahty in St Margarets, Surrey,[4][5] his parents were George and Laura.[6] His elder brothers were the author Digby George Gerahty and the journalist Cecil Gerahty.[7]

Marsh began acting on the stage at the age of fifteen. He started off in films as a leading man but later became a character actor playing self-important roles.[8]

During the War he served as a Flying Officer in the RAF.[9] In the mid-1950s, he chronicled his wartime adventures in North Africa in the memoir Sand in My Spinach.

Marsh married Adele Lawson in 1920 in Kensington, London.[10] He married for the second time to Muriel Martin-Harvey in 1926 in Chelsea, London[11] before divorcing in 1935.[12]

Selected filmography


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  2. ^ "Garry Marsh". Archived from the original on 22 October 2013. Retrieved 22 March 2010.
  3. ^ "Garry Marsh". The Times. 11 March 1981. p. 16 – via The Times Digital Archive.
  4. ^ "Search Results for England & Wales Births 1837-2006".
  5. ^ International Television Almanac, vol. 12, p. 194
  6. ^ Leslie Marsh Cleaver Gerahty. Baptism 1 Nov 1902. St Stephen, Richmond Upon Thames. London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; London Church of England Parish Registers; Reference Number: DRO/090/003.
  7. ^ Sell, Jonathan P. A. (2018). "Cecil Gerahty's The Road to Madrid: An Anglo-Irish Falstaff in Spain's Theatre of War". ES Review. Spanish Journal of English Studies. 39 (39): 11–28. doi:10.24197/ersjes.39.2018.11-28.
  8. ^ "Garry Marsh – Biography, Movie Highlights and Photos – AllMovie".
  9. ^ "BALLOON. BRANCH". The London Gazette. 35260: 5029. 29 August 1941.
  10. ^ "Search Results for England-and-Wales-Marriages-1837-2008".
  11. ^ "Search Results for England-and-Wales-Marriages-1837-2008".
  12. ^ "NewspaperSG – Terms and Conditions".
  13. ^ Release date for The Magic Box, in IMDb.