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Lock Martin (1916–1959)

One of the tallest actors ever, he held various odd jobs before his debut on the silver screen. He worked for Spike Jones and his City Slickers, Ardens Dairy (in California,) as a Cowboy for Public Relations and at Knotts Berry Farm, (in California) also as a Cowboy. It was while he was working as a doorman at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in ... See full bio »

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 1959 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Sideshow Giant
- Murder on the Midway (1959) ... Sideshow Giant (uncredited)
 1957 The Incredible Shrinking Man
Giant (uncredited)
 1954 The Snow Creature
Yeti (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1953 The Danny Thomas Show (TV Series)
Second House Guest
- The Visiting Englishman (1953) ... Second House Guest (uncredited)
 1953 Invaders from Mars
Mutant Carrying David to 'Intelligence' (uncredited)
 1952 Off Limits
Big Sailor (uncredited)
 1952 Million Dollar Mermaid
Giant (uncredited)
 1945 Lady on a Train
Circus Club Doorman (uncredited)
 1945 Anchors Aweigh
Giant (uncredited)
 1944 Lost in a Harem
Bobo (as J. Lockard Martin)
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 2005 Watch the Skies!: Science Fiction, the 1950s and Us (TV Movie documentary)
Gort (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

J. Lockard Martin | Junior Martin

Height:

7' 4" (2.24 m)

Spouse:

Ethel Mae Babcock (Sept. 1914 - 1972)  (his death)
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Father of nine children. See more »

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Joe Martin See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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