(born 1955) is a stage actress working primarily in the Washington, D.C.
region. She has been nominated for the Helen Hayes Award
seventeen times and won the award in 1989.
Early life and education
Marshall was born in Kansas
, the fifth of eight children in a Catholic military family
.Richards, David. "Sarah Marshall, From Myth to 'Monkey'; The Wooley Mammoth Actress and Her Rise from Character to Star." The Washington Post
, 1990-01-14, p. G1. During her childhood, she lived in several places in the South
.Davis, Daryl. "Miss Marshall's Ways." Washington Theater Review
, summer 2005, p. 44-49.
As a child, Marshall and her siblings produced plays at their home.Marshall decided to become an actress in the seventh grade after winning a citywide monologue
competition in Huntsville, Alabama
. Playing the comedic role of the maid
in her middle school's production of Junior Miss
led her to focus on character acting
. She acted throughout high school and college, graduating from Birmingham-Southern College
with a degree in theater.
Marshall moved to Washington with the intent of attending graduate......