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Polly Marks is one of the protagonists to the series Claws. She is a close friend to Desna and was away from the salon, being temporarily substituted with Virginia. Her character is played by Carrie Preston.
Polly committed identity fraud, stealing funds from many elderly from a nursing house. During the time, she encountered and befriended Sally Bates, another woman that has conned an older man for money. After a while, Polly is compromised, arrested and jailed.
During this time, Desna paid her visits. One visit, she tells Polly that she was right about joining in the operations, saying that one of the doctors had "retired" and that Roller had some sort of dark side she fears. Through the conversation, they tell each other that if something were to happen to them--their life were at risk--they would use the code phrase "ambrosia salad" to mean they needed help.
Before New YearsEdit
Returning to Nail Artisan of Manatee County, Polly is given a surprise party for her release. After Virginia's arrival, the women prepare for another busy day in the salon. Roller pays the salon a visit, asking Polly how she was doing.
Reunited with the PastEdit
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Much of Polly's personality is positive and upbeat, presenting herself as a "preppy" archetype. She often expresses love and shares her own insights learned throughout her life. She also tends to be a compulsive liar, shown to share untrue stories that skew from her actual background. It is unknown where she picks up her much darker side. Polly can become slightly aggressive and brazen in matters that display her loyalty to her friends and allies; willing to fabricate a crime or blackmail former acquaintances she feels have wronged her.
- Otto Milton - Fake Husband
- Desna's Divas - Close Friends
- Kenneth Brickman - Love Interest
- Marnie - Neighbor
- Gregory Ruval
|Appearances for Polly Marks|
- “You don't pay a whore to bang. You pay her to leave.”
- —Polly Marks[src]
- Polly is 45 years of age, though she denies this at first mention.
- Polly can speak some German, seen as she calms a German Shepherd.
Behind the SceneEdit
|Groups||Desna's Divas • Dixie Mafia • Haitian's Organization • Russian's Organization|
|Nail Artisan||Quiet Ann • Jennifer Husser • Virginia Loc • Polly Marks • Desna Simms|
|Dixie Mafia||Baylor • Brienne • Bryce Husser • Clay Husser • Juanda Husser • Roller Husser • Chip Lauderdale • Ted • Toby|
|The Russians||Boris • Zlata Ostrovsky • Riva • Yuri • Yuri II|
|The Haitians||Gregory Ruval • Matilde Ruval|
|Others|| Aria • Audrey • Brenique • Confetta Brinks • Bastille • Sally Bates • Beth • Arlene Branch • Kenneth Brickman • Cece • Choi • Cicily • Keith Coombs • Sandy Coombs • Cythnia • Ed • Carl Hargrove • Hank Gluck • Mandy Heiser • Jason • Jeff • Joelle • Kelly • Kiki • April Kim • Lamont • Peggy Lipton • London • Madison • Marge • Marilyn • Marnie • Matt • Merle • Monty • Gladys Pirette • Annabeth Reid • Relevance • Sarah • Scarlet • Shelly • Dean Simms|