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Marie is a 1979 ABC network television pilot starring singer\actress Marie Osmond. The pilot was created as a star vehicle for Marie after having a successful run with her brother, Donny on their variety show "Donny & Marie."
The pilot episode aired on December 1, 1979, but was not picked up by ABC as a series. It was directed by late actor Richard Crenna & produced by the Osmond family's production company, Osmond Productions.
The pilot centered on Marie Owens, a young single woman who leaves her home in Nebraska and moves to New York City to pursue her dream of becoming a Broadway dancer. She enrolls at the Carla Coburn Dance Academy and finds an apartment that she shares with her friends, K.C. & Sandra.
- Marie Osmond as Marie Owens
- Ellen Travolta as Carla Coburn
- Telma Hopkins as K.C. Jones
- Zan Charisse as Sandra
- Tony Ramirez as Pancho
- Bruce Kirby as Edgar Merton
- Stephen Shortridge as Detective Driscoll (guest star)