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Mary Martin (I) (1913–1990)


Originally a dance instructor she came to Broadway during the Depression to begin her career as a professional actress. A daughter of Texas she had originally began work as a dance instructor until a local Evangelical adherent burned down her studio citing her work as being to sinful for human nature. Coming to New York City she appeared on ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

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 1985 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Zora Hardcastle
 1983 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Hannah Harvey
 1979 Valentine (TV Movie)
Gracie Schwartz
 1960 Peter Pan (TV Movie)
Peter Pan
 1959 Music with Mary Martin (TV Movie)
 1957 Annie Get Your Gun (TV Movie)
Annie Oakley
 1956 Born Yesterday (TV Movie)
Billie Dawn
 1955-1956 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Peter Pan / Sabina
- Peter Pan (1956) ... Peter Pan
- Peter Pan (1955) ... Peter Pan
 1955 Peter Pan (TV Movie)
Peter Pan
 1946 Night and Day
Mary Martin
 1943 True to Life
Bonnie Porter
 1943 Happy Go Lucky
Marjory Stuart
 1942 Star Spangled Rhythm
Mary Martin- 'Hit the Road to Dreamland' Number
 1941 Birth of the Blues
Betty Lou Cobb
 1941 New York Town
Alexandra Curtis
 1941 Kiss the Boys Goodbye
Cindy Lou Bethany
 1940 Love Thy Neighbor
Mary Allen
 1940 Rhythm on the River
Cherry Lane
 1939 The Great Victor Herbert
Louise Hall
 1938 Battle of Broadway
Linda Lee (singing voice, uncredited)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: The Skin of Our Teeth. Comedy (revival). Written by Thornton Wilder. Scenic Design by Lester Polakov. Costume Design by Helene Pons. Lighting Design by Feder. Directed by Alan Schneider. ANTA Playhouse: 17 Aug 1955- 3 Sep 1955 (22 performances). Cast: George Abbott (as "Mr. Antrobus"), Helen Hayes (as "Mrs. Antrobus"), Mary ... See more »

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4 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 11 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »
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Personal Quote:

I've always voted Democrat, it just seems to come naturally to me. I also believe my family and I are one of the last good Democrats the state of Texas ever produced. See more »

Trivia:

Featured in a song by Canadian indie band The New Pornographers, which song creates a fictional TV program, "The Martin Martin Show," and then makes surreal references to it. Mary Martin in fact never had a TV show called "The Mary Martin Show, although she did host a senior citizens' talk show for a few years in the 1980s. See more »

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