Marilyn Bass

Marilyn is a Chicago-born actress. Her passion for acting started at the age of 9 when she did her first school play. Throughout the years her passion and drive have grown exponentially. She has studied improvisation, acting for the stage and screen acting at schools across the Chicagoland area. She was a member of the resident companies at Piven Theatre Workshop and Actors Training Center. Her professional theatre credits include roles at Fury Theatre Company, Profiles Theatre and Steppenwolf Theatre Company. Hedy Weiss, theatre critic for the Chicago Sun-Times, called Marilyn a “hugely impressive young actor” for her performance in “The Dream of the Burning Boy”. Marilyn has appeared in many commercials, both nationally and regionally. A few of Marilyn’s favorite film credits include, “Bernadette”, “Smothered By Mother’s” (Jim O’Heir, Heather Matazzaro, Burt Young) and “Every 21 Seconds” (Jim O’Heir). You can see Marilyn guest starring on Chicago PD (season 4, episode 1) as Ally Berner. This business has become a second home for Marilyn. She loves the people and most importantly, the work. Marilyn is excited to see what the future has in store for her!

Location Chicago
Union SAG/AFTRA
Union 2 None
Height 5'9"
Hair Brown
Eyes Brown