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Martha Hyer Overview:

Actress, Martha Hyer, was born on Aug 10, 1924 in Fort Worth, TX. As of December 2018, Martha Hyer was 94 years old.



Although Hyer was nominated for one Oscar, she never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1958Best Supporting ActressSome Came Running (1958)Gwen FrenchNominated

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By Art on Aug 10, 2011 From Classic Cinema Gold

was born on August 10, 1924 in Fort Worth, Texas. She attended Northwestern University where she majored in drama and speech and was a member of Pi Beta Phi fraternity. Once she finished her formal schooling, Martha landed an uncredited bit role in 1946′s “The Locket” w... Read full article

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By monty on Aug 10, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Happy Birthday to actress (1924-present) who turns 86 today as she is still alive. The cool and sophisticated blonde actress appeared in such films as Sabrina (1954), Some Came Running (1958), Houseboat (1958), The Delicate Delinquent (1957) and The Best Of Everything (1959).... Read full article

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Martha Hyer Quotes:

Miss Amity Babb: Love is so insidious. It's constantly interfering with the pursuit of...
[fingers money]
Miss Amity Babb: true happiness.

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Martha Hyer Facts
This placid blonde was once in the running for the role of Marion Crane in Hitchcock's Psycho (1960), but lost out to Janet Leigh.

Measurements: 36 1/2-23-36 (in 1956), (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)

Was once labeled "Universal's answer to Grace Kelly".

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