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Martin Kingsley (II) (1925–1997)

Martin Kingsley was a successful supporting actor of stage, radio, television and screen for a relatively short period, from 1947 until 1957. Martin was born Martin Kornhauser in Jewish Hospital in Brooklyn, NY on December 14, 1925, the first born son of Harry A. (a native of Hungary) and Sadye R. Weiss Kornhauser. Martin was raised in Brooklyn. ... See full bio »


(age 71) in California, USA

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Gunslinger Mayor Gideon Polk
The Oklahoma Woman
The Oklahoma Woman Sheriff Bill Peters
Danger The Mugg
Gunsmoke Lee Polen


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 1956 The Oklahoma Woman
Sheriff Bill Peters
 1956 Gunslinger
Mayor Gideon Polk
 1956 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Lee Polen
- 20-20 (1956) ... Lee Polen
 1956 Big Town (TV Series)
 1952-1953 Danger (TV Series)
The Mugg
- No Room (1953)
- The System (1952) ... The Mugg

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Stage Play: Richard the Third, playing the first murderer, with José Ferrer, Vincent Price, and Maureen Stapleton, at City Center Theater, New York City, USA. (15 performances) See more »

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6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Any sensible young man would be completely mad to even think about the theater. I am amazed to think I could ever make a living in this mad impossible business. But damn it, it is the only thing that will make me happy... the only thing worth the trouble. See more »


During World War II when Guthrie McClintic went overseas to stage the all GI production of Winterset he cast the heretofore inexperienced Martin Kingsley in the colorful gangster role of Trock. Kingsley handled his role so handsomely that the famous Broadway director promised him a role in his first production after the young GI's discharge. McClintic kept his promise, and cast Kingsley in his ... See more »



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