Ksenya Karlovna Ziller
Date of birth : 1897, Russia.
Date of death : December 22, 1970, Los Angeles.
Wife of Michael Tchekhov.
Marilyn kept relationship with the widow of her teacher and often subsidized her.
Shortly after Michael Tchekhov's death, Marilyn wrote a will in which she left 10 000$ to Xenia.
Later, she changed this sum in an investment fund which was supposed to guarantee Xenia a minimum of
2 500$ a year, but legal complications prevented her from receiving the less penny until her death.