2/22/1930 - 7/24/2016
Movie Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Marni Nixon
Marni Nixon, a singer who ghost sang for leading actresses in films including "The King and I" and "West Side Story," died July 24, 2016, according to multiple news sources. She was 86.
The cause was breast cancer, according to Randy Banner, a friend of Nixon.
Nixon, who was born Margaret Nixon McEathron Feb. 22, 1930, in Altadena, California, also acted in films and on TV and Broadway. Her film credits include "The Sound of Music" and "I Think I Do." She also appeared on TV's "Law...