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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.

Broadway stardom came with her support role in the musical "Leave It to Me" wherein she stopped the show with her mock striptease rendering of "My Heart Belongs to Daddy" while posing on top of a large cabin trunk at a Siberian railway station. Paramount saw her in this and immediately signed her up for films.

Recreated her first Broadway showstopper "My Heart Belongs to Daddy" in the film biography of Cole Porter in Night and Day (1946).

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