Mariann vonRein is the high school teacher who encouraged Marg to join Speech and thus got her started on the path to stardom. Thank you, Ms. vonRein!!
“She did all the different characters, because you have to do all the voices. Different postures for all the different characters. And it was just then I thought this girl has a special gift. And of course at that time we didn’t think she was going to use it.” (discussing Marg’s one-woman performance of ‘One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ from high school)
“I bet she hopes those tapes never surface again because being a weather girl probably wasn’t going to be one thing she was going to succeed at. But I’m sure if Marg would’ve worked at it long enough she would have been great.” (discussing Marg’s short-lived career as a weather girl)
–both quotes were taken from the A&E Biography: Don’t Call Me Marge