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Nan Martin (I) (1927–2010)


Nan Martin was born on July 15, 1927 in Decatur, Illinois, USA as Nan Clow Martin. She is known for her work on Cast Away (2000), Shallow Hal (2001) and A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987). She was married to Harry Gesner and Robert Emmett Dolan. She died on March 4, 2010 in Malibu, California, USA. See full bio »

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(age 82) in Malibu, California, USA

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 2005 Mrs. Harris (TV Movie)
Mama Tarnower
 2005 Thicker Than Water (TV Movie)
Abygail Jordan
 2005 Las Vegas (TV Series)
 2005 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Daphne Eiger
- King Baby (2005) ... Daphne Eiger
 2005 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Enid
- Old Man Quiver (2005) ... Enid
 2004 Father of the Pride (TV Series)
- Donkey (2004) ... (voice)
 2003 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
Adelle Coffin
- Adelle Coffin (2003) ... Adelle Coffin
 2002 Dancing at the Harvest Moon (TV Movie)
Harriet
 2002 Push, Nevada (TV Series)
- Storybook Hero (2002)
 2002 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
Edith Strauss
- Heartbeat (2002) ... Edith Strauss
 2002 Six Feet Under (TV Series)
Rita Piper
- The Plan (2002) ... Rita Piper
 2001 The Agency (TV Series)
- Pilot (2001)
 2001 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
Lydia
- The Dawn of a New Day (2001) ... Lydia
 2001 The Song of the Lark (TV Movie)
Mrs. Nathanmeyer
 2000 The Michael Richards Show (TV Series)
Aunt Flossie
- The Nursing Home (2000) ... Aunt Flossie
 2000 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Woman on Road
- Porno Gil (2000) ... Woman on Road
 2000 The Invisible Man (TV Series)
Gloria Howard
- Impetus (2000) ... Gloria Howard
 2000 Forever Lulu
Lulu Look-Alike
 2000 Gideon's Crossing (TV Series)
Mrs. Champion
- The Gift (2000) ... Mrs. Champion
 2000 Murder in the Mirror (TV Movie)
 1998 Profiler (TV Series)
Rose Fraley
- Perfect Helen (1998) ... Rose Fraley
 1997-1998 Suddenly Susan (TV Series)
Grandma Richmond, Jack's Grandmother
- The Thanksgiving Episode (1998) ... Grandma Richmond, Jack's Grandmother
- What a Card (1997) ... Grandma Richmond, Jack's Grandmother
 1998 Maximum Bob (TV Series)
President of the Daughters of Stars and Bars
- Good Dog Karl (1998) ... President of the Daughters of Stars and Bars
 1998 The Practice (TV Series)
Judge Lydia Winchell
- In Deep (1998) ... Judge Lydia Winchell
 1997 The Song of the Lark (Short)
Mrs. Nathanmeyer
 1997 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Mrs. Mankiewicz
 1997 ER (TV Series)
Mrs. Curwane
- One More for the Road (1997) ... Mrs. Curwane
 1996 Terror in the Family (TV Movie)
Ivy
 1995 Sisters (TV Series)
Marjorie Markham
- Renaissance Woman (1995) ... Marjorie Markham
 1995 Last Gasp
Mrs. Hardwick
 1995 The 5 Mrs. Buchanans (TV Series)
Nana Buchanan
- Becoming a Buchanan (1995) ... Nana Buchanan
 1994 Monty (TV Series)
Lois
- The Brother of the Bride (1994) ... Lois
 1993 Harts of the West (TV Series)
Beverly
- Jake's Brother (1993) ... Beverly
 1993 The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. (TV Series)
Lil Swill
- Mail Order Brides (1993) ... Lil Swill
 1993 Baywatch (TV Series)
Dick's Wife
- The Child Inside (1993) ... Dick's Wife
 1991-1993 The Pirates of Dark Water (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- The Living Treasure (1993) ... (voice)
- The Soul Stealer (1993) ... (voice)
- Sister of the Sword (1993) ... (voice)
- The Pandawa Plague (1993) ... (voice)
- The Game Players of Undaar (1992) ... (voice)
 1993 Mother of the Bride (TV Movie)
Beatrice
 1992 Child of Rage (TV Movie)
Barbara
 1992 Santa Barbara (TV Series)
Abigail Beckwithe
- Episode #1.2006 (1992) ... Abigail Beckwithe
- Episode #1.2005 (1992) ... Abigail Beckwithe
- Episode #1.2003 (1992) ... Abigail Beckwithe
- Episode #1.2002 (1992) ... Abigail Beckwithe
- Episode #1.1978 (1992) ... Abigail Beckwithe
 1991 Charlie Hoover (TV Series)
Marge
- Mother-in-Law (1991) ... Marge
 1991 A Woman Named Jackie (TV Mini-Series)
Diana Vreeland
 1991 Harry and the Hendersons (TV Series)
- The Mentor (1991)
 1990 Matters of the Heart (TV Movie)
 1990 Over My Dead Body (TV Series)
Rose Haversham
- No Ifs, Ands or Butlers (1990) ... Rose Haversham
 1990 Father Dowling Mysteries (TV Series)
Mrs. Dansky
- The Ghost of a Chance Mystery (1990) ... Mrs. Dansky
 1989 Major Dad (TV Series)
Miss Shields
- Boxer Rebellion (1989) ... Miss Shields
 1989 Animal Behavior
Mrs. Norton
 1986-1989 The Golden Girls (TV Series)
Philomena Bosco / Frieda Claxton
- Foreign Exchange (1989) ... Philomena Bosco
- It's a Miserable Life (1986) ... Frieda Claxton
 1989 Columbo (TV Series)
Rose Walker
- Murder, Smoke and Shadows (1989) ... Rose Walker
 1988 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Arabia Vanderway Porter
- Old Money (1988) ... Arabia Vanderway Porter
 1988 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Hazel Brackman
- The Bald Ones (1988) ... Hazel Brackman
 1986-1988 My Sister Sam (TV Series)
Aunt Elsie
- The Aunt Elsie Crisis: Day One (1986) ... Aunt Elsie
 1987 Frank's Place (TV Series)
Mrs. Weisberger
- Season's Greetings (1987) ... Mrs. Weisberger
 1987 Buck James (TV Series)
Helen Gallagher
- Too Close to Home (1987) ... Helen Gallagher
 1987 Proud Men (TV Movie)
Laura
 1987 Home Fires (TV Movie)
The Judge
 1986 Valerie (TV Series)
Aunt Josephine
- One of a Kind (1986) ... Aunt Josephine
 1985-1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Margaret's Mother (segment "A Saucer of Loneliness") / First Nun (segment "If She Dies")
- The Once and Future King/A Saucer of Loneliness (1986) ... Margaret's Mother (segment "A Saucer of Loneliness")
- If She Dies/Ye Gods (1985) ... First Nun (segment "If She Dies")
 1986 Mr. Sunshine (TV Series)
Grace D'Angelo
- Take My Ex-Wife Please! (1986) ... Grace D'Angelo
- Great Expectations (1986) ... Grace D'Angelo
- Leftwich in Love (1986) ... Grace D'Angelo
- Fear of Falling (1986) ... Grace D'Angelo
- Too Many Cooks (1986) ... Grace D'Angelo
 1984 All of Me
Divorce Lawyer
 1983 The Winter of Our Discontent (TV Movie)
Mrs. Baker
 1983 Doctor Detroit
Margaret Skridlow
 1983 The Thorn Birds (TV Mini-Series)
Sister Agatha
- Part 1 (1983) ... Sister Agatha
 1983 I Take These Men (TV Movie)
Doris
 1982 Richard II (Video)
Duchess of York
 1982 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Mrs. Stevenson
- Tweety and Ralph (1982) ... Mrs. Stevenson
 1982 Some Kind of Hero
Hilda
 1975-1982 Insight (TV Series)
Elaine Ritter / Dr. Gersten / Emma
- All Out (1982) ... Elaine Ritter
- The Needle's Eye (1981) ... Dr. Gersten
- Welcome Home (1975) ... Emma
 1982 Prime Suspect (TV Movie)
Sonia Lindstrom
 1981 Dear Teacher (TV Movie)
Karen Lipner
 1981 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Edith Tannen, R.N.
- Operation Murder (1981) ... Edith Tannen, R.N.
 1980 A Small Circle of Friends
Mrs. Baxter
 1980 The Golden Honeymoon (TV Movie)
Cora Hartsell
 1979 Angie (TV Series)
Aunt Cooper
- Family Feud (1979) ... Aunt Cooper
 1979 Family (TV Series)
Virgina Kabel
- Thanksgiving (1979) ... Virgina Kabel
 1979 Mrs. R's Daughter (TV Movie)
Mrs. Bergson
 1979 The Runaways (TV Series)
Helen Rossmore
- Throwaway Child (1979) ... Helen Rossmore
 1978 Outside Chance (TV Movie)
Allison
 1978 Katie: Portrait of a Centerfold (TV Movie)
Aunt Isabel
 1977 A Circle of Children (TV Movie)
Doris Fleming
 1976-1977 Visions (TV Series)
Mrs. Gregg / Annie
- The War Widow (1976) ... Annie
 1976 Number One (Short)
Teacher
 1976 Jackson County Jail
Allison
 1975 The Other Side of the Mountain
June Kinmont
 1975 Ellery Queen (TV Series)
Olivia Burns
 1974 Remember When (TV Movie)
Annie Hodges
 1974 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series)
Catherine
- The Book of Murder (1974) ... Catherine
 1973 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Prof. Talmadge
- Most Feared in the Jungle (1973) ... Prof. Talmadge
 1973 Room 222 (TV Series)
Marie
- Can Nun Be One Too Many? (1973) ... Marie
 1972-1973 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
Mrs. Holden / Beatrice Cohen
- The Pool House (1973) ... Mrs. Holden
- Murder in the Abstract (1972) ... Beatrice Cohen
 1973 The Young Nurses
Woman Reporter
 1972 The Sixth Sense (TV Series)
Dora Hallam
- Witness Within (1972) ... Dora Hallam
 1969-1972 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Eleanor Garnett / Susan Crane
- The Hunters (1972)
- Scapegoat (1969) ... Eleanor Garnett
- The Fraud (1969) ... Susan Crane
 1971 Longstreet (TV Series)
Mrs. Franklin
- The Girl with the Broom (1971) ... Mrs. Franklin
 1971 The Young Lawyers (TV Series)
Elsa Novak
- And the Walls Came Tumbling Down (1971) ... Elsa Novak
 1971 Bewitched (TV Series)
Martha Berkley
- Samantha and the Troll (1971) ... Martha Berkley
 1970 Lancer (TV Series)
Lizzie Cramer
- Goodbye, Lizzie (1970) ... Lizzie Cramer
 1970 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Grand Duchess Teresa
- The Choice (1970) ... Grand Duchess Teresa
 1969 Medical Center (TV Series)
Anne Filbey
- The Crooked Circle (1969) ... Anne Filbey
 1969 Goodbye, Columbus
Mrs. Ben Patimkin
 1969 Mannix (TV Series)
Frances Jordan
- The Odds Against Donald Jordan (1969) ... Frances Jordan
 1969 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Mrs. Barnes
- Hello Mother, My Name Is Julie (1969) ... Mrs. Barnes
 1968 Three in the Attic
Dean Nazarin
 1968 For Love of Ivy
Doris Austin
 1967 The Invaders (TV Series)
Dr. Maria McKinley
- Valley of the Shadow (1967) ... Dr. Maria McKinley
 1966 The Trials of O'Brien (TV Series)
Margo
- Alarums and Excursions (1966) ... Margo
 1965 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Beth Fuller
- The Case of the Fatal Fortune (1965) ... Beth Fuller
 1965 The Art of Love
Margo (as Nancy Martin)
 1965 Bus Riley's Back in Town
Mrs. Nichols
 1964/II Hamlet
Gertrude
 1964 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Congresswoman Marian Snell / Paula Decker
- The Iron Maiden (1964) ... Congresswoman Marian Snell
- Search in a Windy City (1964) ... Paula Decker
 1964 The Reporter (TV Series)
Irene
- Rope's End (1964) ... Irene
 1963 The Defenders (TV Series)
Grave Havelock
- Climate of Evil (1963) ... Grave Havelock
 1963 Toys in the Attic
Charlotte Warkins
 1963 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Laura Ford
- The Incredible World of Horace Ford (1963) ... Laura Ford
 1963 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Sophie Clayton
- Where Ignorant Armies Clash (1963) ... Sophie Clayton
 1962 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Stella Kurtz
- Bird in the Hand (1962) ... Stella Kurtz
 1962 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Liza Bowers
- All the Clocks Are Ticking (1962) ... Liza Bowers
 1962 The New Breed (TV Series)
Margaret
- Wings for a Plush Horse (1962) ... Margaret
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Lady Percy
- Henry IV (1960) ... Lady Percy
 1959 Sunday Showcase (TV Series)
Nancy
- People Kill People Sometimes (1959) ... Nancy
 1958 The Mugger
Claire Townsend
 1957 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
- Victoria Regina (1957)
 1956 The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit
Polly Lawrence (uncredited)
 1955 Studio 57 (TV Series)
- Center Ring (1955)
 1953 Hollywood Opening Night (TV Series)
- My Boss and I (1953)
 1952 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
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Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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J.B (1958). Drama. Written by Archibald Macleish. Production Designed by Boris Aronson. Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard. Directed by Elia Kazan. ANTA Playhouse: 11 Dec 1958- 24 Oct 1959 (364 performances). Cast: Raymond Massey (as "Mr. Zuss"), Christopher Plummer (as "Nickels"), Nan Martin (as "Sarah"), Lane Bradbury, Bert ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Nancy Martin
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Personal Quote:

[on acting on television] Television keeps actors in the chips and out of the cold.

Trivia:

Trained for the theater at UCLA. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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