ED- The Eerie Digest is extremely proud to present an extremely talented personality to all our readers. Marina Anderson has produced, directed, and performed in many facets of the entertainment industry and has got to be the most all-around gifted person that we have had the pleasure to introduced to date. Marina, how have you managed to do so much within your lifetime so far?
MA- Blush, blush. In this business you have to keep pushing and finding new creative ways to make a living.
ED- Your family line has also had a history in the field of entertainment. Please tell us about them
MA-My mother was a contract singer to Warner Bros and gave it up to get married and raise a family. She continued singing, but only on a social basis…She sang with Bill Chadney and other major nightclub bands. Her voice surpassed Beverly Sills. My dad also a major talent – played in many known bands in his day (clarinet & sax) and opted to get steady income and get married. He became an aerospace engineer and inventor. Some of his inventions they used on the moon and Polaris missle… He later was an Imagineer for Disney. Probably his favorite gig. Then there’s four-time Academy Award lyricist Ray Evans, my cousin (Silver Bells, Mona Lisa, Mr. Ed and Bonanza themes…) and another cousin Peter O’Toole. I think he needs no explanation. (more…)