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Lori Martin (I) (1947–2010)

Lori Martin was born Dawn Catherine Menzer in Glendale, California. She was born at 10am, four minutes before her twin sister, Doree, arrived. Having an elder sister, Jean, and a younger brother, Stephen, she had plenty of company at an early age. At the age of six, her mother took her to an agent who dealt with child actresses. Her first job was ... See full bio »

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 1966-1970 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Eve Lawrie / Mary Sue Carver
- Love Thy Neighbor (1970) ... Eve Lawrie
- Robbie's Double Life (1966) ... Mary Sue Carver
 1969 Family Affair (TV Series)
- A Family Group (1969) ... Dana
 1968 The Angry Breed
Diane Patton
 1967 NBC Children's Theatre (TV Series)
 1967 Please Don't Eat the Daisies (TV Series)
Anna Martelli
- Professor, Please! (1967) ... Anna Martelli
 1966 The Chase
 1965 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Sally Reed (1974)
 1964 Slattery's People (TV Series)
 1964 Mickey (TV Series)
- Seaside Westside (1964) ... Laura
 1964 Breaking Point (TV Series)
Julie Conning
- The Tides of Darkness (1964) ... Julie Conning
 1963 Cri Cri el grillito cantor
Princesa Caramelo (as Lori Martin Velvet)
 1963 Leave It to Beaver (TV Series)
Mary Margaret Matthews
- Beaver Sees America (1963) ... Mary Margaret Matthews
 1963 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series)
- All Women Are Dangerous (1963) ... Joyce
 1963 Sam Benedict (TV Series)
Laurie Dawit
- Run Softly, Oh Softly (1963) ... Laurie Dawit
 1959 The FBI Story
Anne Hardesty at 8 (uncredited)
 1958 Machine-Gun Kelly
Sherryl Vito (as Dawn Menzer)
 1957 The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial (TV Series)
Liza, as a Child
- The Deadly Chain (1957) ... Liza, as a Child (as Dawn Menzer)
 1956 Star Stage (TV Series)
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Print advertisement for National Velvet headbands (tie-in with National Velvet (1960)) (1962) See more »

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Alternate Names:

Dawn Breitenbucher | Dawn Menzer | Lori Martin Velvet

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Best remembered in film as the nubile daughter of Gregory Peck and Polly Bergen who is terrorized by murderous stalker Robert Mitchum in the classic film Cape Fear (1962). See more »

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