Operation Petticoat was a comedy series that aired on ABC from 1977-1979.

Based on the 1959 film of the same name, the series follows the misadventures of the fictional U. S. Navy submarine, USS Sea Tiger, a pink submarine, which patrolled the South Pacific with the mission to rescue downed airmen and sink ships when possible..\

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Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1977-09-17

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Marion Ross (born October 25, 1928) is an American actress. Her best-known role is that of Marion Cunningham on the ABC television sitcom Happy Days, on which she starred from 1974 to 1984 and received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Before her success on Happy Days, Ross appeared in a variety of film roles, appearing in The Glenn Miller Story (1954), Sabrina (1954), Lust for Life (1956), Teacher's Pet (1958), Some Came Running (1958), Operation Petticoat (1959), and Honky (1971), as well as several minor television roles, one of which was on television’s “The Lone Ranger” (1954). Ross also starred in The Evening Star (1996), for which she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress. Since the 1990s, Ross has been known for voice-over work on animated television series such as King of the Hill and SpongeBob SquarePants among others, and recurring roles on The Drew Carey Show, That '70s Show, Gilmore Girls, and Brothers & Sisters, and guest spots.

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Ross lives in Cardiff by the Sea, a neighborhood of the city of Encinitas, California, in north San Diego County. In July 2011, she was grand marshal of Cardiff Centennial Celebrations. Ross also lived in Los Angeles, California, with actor Paul Michael (died July 8, 2011). Her two adult children also work in entertainment: Son Jim Meskimen's credits include How the Grinch Stole Christmas and appearances on Whose Line Is It Anyway?. Marion and Jim have both acted in The Boondocks and Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (though not always in the same episodes). Daughter Ellen Plummer was a writer/producer on Friends.

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