Marilla Cuthbert is the sister of Michael and Matthew Cuthbert, and the adoptive mother of Anne Shirley.



Physical appearanceEdit


Matthew CuthbertEdit

Anne ShirleyEdit

John BlytheEdit

Rachel LyndeEdit

Behind the scenesEdit


  • Geraldine James portrays Marilla in the Canadian TV series Anne with an E (2017–2018).
  • Cassidy Fox played young Marilla in the flashback scenes.


  • The CBC website describes Marilla as, A self-restrained woman with no patience for sentiment or frivolity, Marilla’s dormant maternal nature and wry sense of humour are rekindled in relationship to Anne.[1]
  • According to the Cuthbert family Bible, Marilla was born on December 29, 1836.


Anne of Green Gables Wiki has 220 images of Marilla Cuthbert (view gallery).


Season 1 (Anne with an E)


See alsoEdit

Major characters
Billy Andrews · Jane Andrews · Prissy Andrews · Diana Barry · Eliza Barry · Minnie May Barry · William Barry
Jerry Baynard · Gilbert Blythe · Tillie Boulter · Marilla Cuthbert · Matthew Cuthbert · Ruby Gillis · Rachel Lynde
Mr. Phillips · Josie Pye · Anne Shirley · Charlie Sloane · Moody Spurgeon
Minor characters
Mr. Andrews · Mrs. Andrews · Mr. Avery · Bank Manager · Josephine Barry · Mrs. Blewett · John Blythe · Doctor
Mr. Dunlop · Mr. Gillis · Mrs. Gillis · Mr. Hammond · Mrs. Hammond · Jeannie · Mary Joe · Mrs. Kincannon · Thomas Lynde
Matron · Minister · Nathaniel · Pawnbroker · Miss Rogerson · Mrs. Spencer · Stablemaster · Stationmaster

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