Stage lay a Kit Carson in a revival of William Saroyan's "The Time of Your Life" starring Henry Fonda.
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[interviewed in March, 1980] The character actor's struggle for survival is a bitch today. There was a time when people like me would have been approached, at least, to be under contract to the studio and farmed out picture by picture. It's true that a man like myself does not know after this movie--this may be the last movie I ever do in my life. I have no assurance.
He collaborated with friend and filmmaker J.D. Feigelson
on dialog in the screenplay for the cult film Dark Night of the Scarecrow
(1981). Feigelson was writing the the film to star Strother, but before it could be set for production he passed away. Charles Durning
replaced Martin in the lead role of Otis P. Hazelrigg. One of the memorable lines in the film was Martin's contribution: "He's ...
Often played grimy, unlikeable villains