Patricia Marand


NEW YORK (AP) – Actress Patricia Marand, who played Lois Lane in the Broadway musical "It's a Bird ... It's a Plane ... It's Superman,'" has died. She was 74.

Family spokeswoman Maryellen Lee says Marand died of brain cancer Thursday at her Manhattan home.

Marand was nominated for a Tony Award for the 1966 musical. She also appeared on Broadway in "Wish You Were Here," the hit 1952 musical set it a Catskill resort. The show was best known for its on-stage swimming pool and its popular title song.

Marand was a regular in summer stock, on television's "Merv Griffin Show" and often performed with symphony orchestras as well as at New York night spots.

Survivors include her husband, Irving Salem.

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I am the guy holding the Award

Went to Fort Hamilton High School with her and I believe PS102. I was born in 33 making her a year younger then me but believe she graduated HS before me.
Joe Ruffino (Merrick, NY)

I loved you on B'way as Lois Lane and sang along to the album many times. I've always regreted not going backstage to get your autograph because I thought I was too old as a kid ( I was 13 ). Thanks for the performance and rest in peace.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

Super Woman..such a loss. Prayers and thoughts for the family.

God Bless.

Our hearts are heavy with this great loss .

I had the privilege of seeing Patricia Marand in "The King and I" with Yul Brynner in Buffalo in the 1980s. She was wonderful in it. I will always enjoy her show recordings. Rest in peace, Patricia.

To the Marand,

My father died of brain cancer. I hope it was a peaceful death. I am so sorry for your loss.


May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.