Appeared (as "Dr. Egelhofer"; Broadway debut) in "Hazel Flagg" on Broadway. Musical satire/comedy. Book by Ben Hecht
. Music by Jule Styne
(also producer). Lyrics by Bob Hilliard. Based on a story by James Street. Based on the film Nothing Sacred
(1937), screenplay by Ben Hecht
. Musical Director: Pem Davenport
. Choral ...
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Did You Know?
On the hazards of a job requiring changes in appearance: "I went home one afternoon to pick up a script without bothering to change, and a half an hour later the Beverly Hills Police were at my door because a neighbor had reported a suspicious stranger lurking around Ross Martin's house. I had to peel off my beard to prove who I was."
With a penchant for playing villains, he received a Golden Globe nomination for his terrifying role in Experiment in Terror
(1962). As a promotion and publicity stunt for the film, Columbia chose to withheld the identity of Martin from the press until the film opened. It helped bring interest to the film, but in the long run, hurt the unknown Martin.
Chameleonic acting skills