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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 26 July 1944Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Date of Death 28 December 1990Rancho Mirage, California, USA  (lung cancer)
Birth NameKiel Urban Mueller
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Kiel Martin was born on July 26, 1944 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Kiel Urban Mueller. He was an actor, known for Hill Street Blues (1981), The Panic in Needle Park (1971) and Trick Baby (1972). He was married to Joanne Marie Lapomarda, Christina Montoya and Claudia Martin. He died on December 28, 1990 in Rancho Mirage, California, USA.

Spouse (3)

Joanne Marie Lapomarda (9 October 1982 - 8 May 1984) (divorced)
Christina Montoya (1978 - 11 December 1980) (divorced)
Claudia Martin (3 June 1969 - 8 September 1971) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (6)

Wife Claudia Martin is Dean Martin's daughter.
He is often mistakenly referred to as the half-brother of Larry Hagman.
Parallelling his character of Detective J.D. LaRue, he was a recovering alcoholic.
Had a daughter, Jesse, with Claudia Martin.
He was raised in Miami and first acted with stock companies in Florida, later diversifying as a stand-up comic and musician.
Upon his death, there was no funeral because that's what he said in his will.

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