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Marvin Paige (died 13 November 2013) was a Hollywood casting director whose credits included 1979's Star Trek: The Motion Picture.

Paige's first work as a casting director was the classic 1961 film Breakfast at Tiffany's. Among the actors he helped cast for this film was TOS guest star Stanley Adams. Paige later did casting work for such films as The Devil's Brigade (1968, starring Andrew Prine), The Honkers (1972, written and directed by Steve Ihnat), the Woody Allen pictures Take the Money and Run (1969) and Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex* But Were Afraid to Ask (1972, featuring Jay Robinson and Ian Abercrombie), the 1976 independent drama Grand Jury (starring Bruce Davison), and the horror thriller Day of the Animals (1977, starring Michael Ansara).

In addition to his film credits, Paige has cast a number of television series, including Combat!, Planet of the Apes, and Charlie's Angels. He spent at least ten years as casting director on the soap opera General Hospital, for which he received two Artios Award nominations from the Casting Society of America. He also owns a research consulting firm, Marvin Paige's Motion Picture and Television Research Archive, which has provided material for a number of documentaries, including numerous episodes of A&E's Biography and AMC's Backstory.

Page died on 13 November 2013 in Los Angeles, California, from injuries sustained in a car accident the previous month. His exact age is unknown, though he was in his 80s.[1]

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