Mary Martin Overview:

Legendary actress, Mary Martin, was born Mary Virginia Martin on Dec 1, 1913 in Weatherford, TX. Martin died at the age of 76 on Nov 3, 1990 in Rancho Mirage, CA .



She was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Recording and Radio. Martin was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Had a reputation for never missing a performance and for never uttering profanities in public, on or off stage.

Was offered the role of Miss Ellie on "Dallas" (1978) when Barbara Bel Geddes left the show due to health problems. She turned it down. Had she accepted, she would have played the mother of JR Ewing, who was played by Martin's son, Larry Hagman.

Her daughter, Heller Halliday, was born on November 4, 1941, in Los Angeles. She insisted her second child was going to be a girl and she was right. Her godmothers were Judith Anderson and Jean Arthur.

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