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John McMartin (1929–2016)

John McMartin was born on August 21, 1929 in Warsaw, Indiana, USA as John Francis McMartin. He was an actor, known for All the President's Men (1976), As the World Turns (1956) and Kinsey (2004). He was married to Cynthia Baer. He died on July 6, 2016 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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All the President's Men
All the President's Men Foreign Editor
As the World Turns
As the World Turns Ed Rice (1961-1963)
Kinsey Huntington Hartford
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 2015 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (TV Series)
- Kimmy Goes on a Date! (2015) ... Grant
 1992-2009 Law & Order (TV Series)
Larry Webber / Julian Hayworth / Ron Grayson / ...
- Shotgun (2009) ... Julian Hayworth
- Kingmaker (2006) ... Ron Grayson
- Juvenile (1999) ... Mr. Hagaman
- Black Tie (1993) ... Larry Webber
 2004 Kinsey
Huntington Hartford
 2000 H.U.D. (TV Movie)
 2000 Oz (TV Series)
Lars Nathan
- Obituaries (2000) ... Lars Nathan
 1999 Spin City (TV Series)
Senator Joseph Grady
- The Thanksgiving Show (1999) ... Senator Joseph Grady
 1997-1998 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Earl Gray / Ed Greeley
- Lady of the Lake (1998) ... Earl Gray
- Inherit the Wind (1997) ... Ed Greeley
 1998 Three Businessmen
Liverpool Businessman
 1994 Frasier (TV Series)
Fletcher Grey
- And the Whimper Is... (1994) ... Fletcher Grey
 1993 Bob (TV Series)
Dr. O'Reilly
- Better to Have Loved and Flossed (1993) ... Dr. O'Reilly
 1990-1992 Coach (TV Series)
Judge Watkins
 1992 Sisters (TV Series)
J.D. Fitzway
- Portrait of the Artists (1992) ... J.D. Fitzway
 1992 Citizen Cohn (TV Movie)
Older Doctor
 1992 Empty Nest (TV Series)
Reverend Chambers
- The Son of a Preacherman (1992) ... Reverend Chambers
 1985-1991 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Winston Devermore / Hudson Blackthorn / Jason Bryan / ...
- The Committee (1991) ... Winston Devermore
- Wearing of the Green (1988) ... Hudson Blackthorn
- Magnum on Ice (1986) ... Jason Bryan
- Tough Guys Don't Die (1985) ... Gavin Daniels
 1990 A Shock to the System
George Brewster
 1989 Little Sweetheart
Uncle David
 1989 Cheers (TV Series)
Dr. Lawrence Crandell
- The Visiting Lecher (1989) ... Dr. Lawrence Crandell
 1989 Day One (TV Movie)
Dr. Arthur Compton
 1989 Tattinger's (TV Series)
Frederick Lund
- Broken Windows (1989) ... Frederick Lund
 1988 Roots: The Gift (TV Movie)
Edmund Parker Sr.
 1988 Lincoln (TV Mini-Series)
Salmon P. Chase
 1987 Who's That Girl
Simon Worthington
 1987 The Golden Girls (TV Series)
Father Frank Leahy
- Forgive Me, Father (1987) ... Father Frank Leahy
 1986 Kay O'Brien (TV Series)
Jack O'Brien
- Don't Bother Kayo It's Chinatown (1986) ... Jack O'Brien
 1986 Murrow (TV Movie)
Frank Stanton
 1986 Dream Lover
 1982-1984 American Playhouse (TV Series)
William Marbury / Paul Melton
- Concealed Enemies, Part I: Suspicion (1984) ... William Marbury
- Private Contentment (1982) ... Paul Melton
 1983 The Last Ninja (TV Movie)
Mr. Cosmo
 1975-1981 Great Performances (TV Series)
Teddy Wharton / Leone Gala
- Edith Wharton: Looking Back (1981) ... Teddy Wharton
 1981 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Cole Morefield
- Murder Wrap (1981) ... Cole Morefield
 1980 The Greatest Man in the World (TV Movie)
Ames Herbert
 1980 Brubaker
Senator Charles Hite
 1979 Butterflies (TV Movie)
Ben Parkinson
 1979 Dear Detective (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1979)
 1978 The Defection of Simas Kudirka (TV Movie)
Phillip Chadway
 1977 Thieves
 1976 Mary Tyler Moore (TV Series)
Barry Munroe
- Mary Gets a Lawyer (1976) ... Barry Munroe
 1976 The Fatal Weakness (TV Movie)
 1976 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Timson Farrell
- The Fourth Man (1976) ... Timson Farrell
 1976 Fay (TV Series)
 1976 All the President's Men
Foreign Editor
 1975 Fear on Trial (TV Movie)
Tom Murray
 1975 Cannon (TV Series)
Senator 'Buck' Andrews
- Nightmare (1975) ... Senator 'Buck' Andrews
 1974 Harry O (TV Series)
Jordan Briggs
- The Admiral's Lady (1974) ... Jordan Briggs
 1973 The Bob Newhart Show (TV Series)
Reverend Daniel Bradford
- Somebody Down Here Likes Me (1973) ... Reverend Daniel Bradford
 1971 God Bless Mr. Ferguson (TV Movie)
 1971 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Peter Fergusson (segment "Love and the Young Unmarrieds")
- Love and the Duel/Love and the Note/Love and the Young Unmarrieds (1971) ... Peter Fergusson (segment "Love and the Young Unmarrieds")
 1971 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Ron Nicholson
- F.O.B. Honolulu: Part II (1971) ... Ron Nicholson
- F.O.B. Honolulu: Part I (1971) ... Ron Nicholson
 1970 The Partridge Family (TV Series)
Larry Metcalfe
- When Mother Gets Married (1970) ... Larry Metcalfe
 1970 Ritual of Evil (TV Movie)
Edward Bolander
 1970 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
John Ambrose
- Fun and Games and Michael Ambrose (1970) ... John Ambrose
 1970 Insight (TV Series)
- Chipper (1970) ... Chipper
 1969 Medical Center (TV Series)
Dan Caldwell
- A Life Is Waiting (1969) ... Dan Caldwell
 1969 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
Don Townsend
- Visitation (1969) ... Don Townsend
 1969 Sweet Charity
 1968 Premiere (TV Series)
John Higher / Professor Josh Enders
- Higher and Higher, Attorneys at Law (1968) ... John Higher
- Out of the Blue (1968) ... Professor Josh Enders
 1965 A Thousand Clowns
The Man in the Office (as John MacMartin)
 1964 Mr. Broadway (TV Series)
- Try to Find a Spy (1964) ... Robertson
 1964 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
William Devon
- A Postcard from Yucatan (1964) ... William Devon
 1963 Ride with Terror (TV Movie)
 1963 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
- Ride with Terror (1963)
 1961 Frontiers of Faith (TV Series)
- Let Us Build a Tower (1961) ... Man
 1958 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
 1956 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Ed Rice (1961-1963)
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He acted in the musical, "Into the Woods," on Broadway in New York City with Gregg Edelman, Vanessa Williams and Laura Benanti in the cast. James Lapine was director. John Caraffa was choreographer. Douglas W. Schmidt was set designer. Brian MacDevitt was lighting designer. Susan Hilferty was costume designer. Stephen Sondheim ... See more »

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In 1962, he was cast in Stephen Sondheim's "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" but was cut from the show. Nine years later, he starred in Sondheim's hit show "Follies." See more »

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