Mary Martin

Name:
Mary Martin
Age:
76
Date of Birth:
Dec 1, 1913
Occupation:
Actress, Singer
Spouse:
Benjamin Jackson "Ben" Hagman, (m. 1930; Div. 1936),Richard Halliday, (m. 1940; His Death 1973)
Children:
2 Including Larry Hagman
Years active:
1938–1985
Awards:
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries,1955 Peter Pan,Best Leading Actress In A Musical,1950 South Pacific,1955 Peter Pan,1960 The Sound Of Music,1989 Kennedy Center Honors
Died:
Nov 3, 1990 (Cancer)
Resting place:
Greenwood Cemetery, Weatherford, Texas

Mary Martin - Biography Summary


Mary Virginia Martin (December 1, 1913 – November 3, 1990) was an American actress, singer, and Broadway star. A muse of Rodgers and Hammerstein, she originated many leading roles over her career including Nellie Forbush in South Pacific and Maria von Trapp in The Sound of Music. She was named a Kennedy Center Honoree in 1989. She was the mother of actor Larry Hagman.



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