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Marta Kristen

Marta Kristen was born Birgit Annalisa Rusanen, on February 26, 1945, to a Finnish mother and a German soldier who was killed towards the end of World War II in Europe. Marta was only two months old when she was left in an orphanage. In 1949, Prof. & Mrs. Harold Soderquist of Detroit, Michigan adopted her, and brought her to America; she was ... See full bio »
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 2009 The Bolt Who Screwed Christmas (Short)
Mrs. Ratchet (voice)
 1998 Lost in Space
Reporter #1
 1997 Below Utopia
Marilyn Beckett
 1996 Harvest of Fire (TV Movie)
Martha Troyer
 1995 Panic in the Park (Video Game)
Annabelle Lee
 1994 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Norwegian Mother
- Fjord Eyes Only (1994) ... Norwegian Mother
 1987 Strange Voices (TV Movie)
 1987 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
Lena Spickens
- Rumors of My Death (1987) ... Lena Spickens
 1985 Wildside (TV Series)
Ellen Jonsen
- The Crimea of the Century (1985) ... Ellen Jonsen
 1985 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Mrs. Christopher
- In the Eyes of the Beholder (1985) ... Mrs. Christopher
 1985 Fame (TV Series)
Dede Callahan
- Danny De Bergerac (1985) ... Dede Callahan
 1982 Remington Steele (TV Series)
- Signed, Steeled and Delivered (1982) ... Blonde
 1978 Project U.F.O. (TV Series)
 1975 Gemini Affair
 1974 Once
 1972 Mannix (TV Series)
- A Game of Shadows (1972) ... Aileen
 1971 The Mephisto Waltz
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1969 Insight (TV Series)
- Is the 11:59 Late This Year? (1969) ... Chick
 1965 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Wanda Snow
- The Wanda Snow Story (1965) ... Wanda Snow
 1964 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Felicia Lavimore
- The Neptune Affair (1964) ... Felicia Lavimore
 1960-1964 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Lorraine Pendleton / Linda Francis / Peggy 'Pig' Meredith
- A Serious Girl (1964) ... Lorraine Pendleton
- Going Steady (1962) ... Linda Francis
- Spring Will Be a Little Late (1960) ... Peggy 'Pig' Meredith (as Marta Kristan)
 1964 Mr. Novak (TV Series)
Gail Andrews
- The Senior Prom (1964) ... Gail Andrews
 1964 The Greatest Show on Earth (TV Series)
Billie Jo
- Clancy (1964) ... Billie Jo
 1963 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Darleen Landon
- Four Feet in the Morning (1963) ... Darleen Landon
 1963 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Darleen Landon
- Four Feet in the Morning (1963) ... Darleen Landon
 1963 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Joan Kent
- The Third Side of a Coin (1963) ... Joan Kent
 1961 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Jiffy Snack Girl / Marjorie Stone
- Bang! You're Dead (1961) ... Jiffy Snack Girl
- The Gloating Place (1961) ... Marjorie Stone
 1961 Leave It to Beaver (TV Series)
Christine Staples
- Wally and Dudley (1961) ... Christine Staples
 1960 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
- The Glass Cage (1960) ... Bonnie
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