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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 27 September 1948Glendale, California, USA
Birth NameAdolph Larrue Martinez III
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

A Martinez was born on September 27, 1948 in Glendale, California, USA as Adolph Larrue Martinez III. He is an actor and writer, known for Santa Barbara (1984), General Hospital (1963) and Powwow Highway (1989). He has been married to Leslie Bryans since 1982. They have three children. He was previously married to Mare Winningham.

Spouse (2)

Leslie Bryans (1982 - present) (3 children)
Mare Winningham (1981 - 29 January 1982) (divorced)

Trivia (8)

Two daughters (Devon Makena, Ren Farren) and one son (Dakota Lee)
A native Californian of blended heritage (Mexican and Apache on his father's side, Piegan Blackfeet and Northern European on his mother's) he played Native Americans in several of his early western films.
Made his singing debut at age 12 at the Hollywood Bowl where he won a talent competition.
Played five seasons on a semi-pro baseball team.
Was in a rock-and-roll band in high school and ran track.
Won a daytime Emmy award for his hunky role as Cruz in the soap opera Santa Barbara (1984).
When he was a child, his family referred to him as "A" or "Little A" to distinguish him from his father and grandfather, also named Adolpho. The nickname stuck and he eventually took "A Martinez" as his stage name.
Auditioned for the role of Ramiro Martinez in The Deadly Tower (1975).

Personal Quotes (2)

How beautiful is Marcy Walker? She's exquisite, and in so deep a way.
We have a similar method of approaching the tasks of acting, Marcy [Walker] and I, and that similarity made it possible for us to build an early trust with one another.

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