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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  ...

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Mary Martin, Actress: Peter Pan. Originally a dance instructor, she came to Broadway during the Depression to begin her career as a professional actress. A daughter of Texas, she originally began work as a dance instructor until a local evangelical-adherent burned down her studio citing her work as being too sinful for ...

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Apr 2, 2014 ... Visit Biography.com and learn about the career of Mary Martin, Tony Award- winning stage actress with roles in Peter Pan, South Pacific and The Sound of Music.

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Naturally a “cockeyed optimist,” Mary Martin (b. Weatherford, TX, December 1, 1913; d. Rancho Mirage, CA, November 3, 1990) was America's favorite leading lady in the heyday of musical comedy, the winner of four Tony Awards®, and a name known in every household. She originated the parts of Nellie Forbush in South ...

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Mary Martin. Performer. Mary Martin as published in Theatre World, volume 7: 1950-1951. Mary Martin as published in Theatre World, volume 3: 1946-1947. ( b . Dec 01, 1913 Weatherford, Texas, USA - d. Nov 03, 1990 Rancho Mirage, California, USA ) Female ...

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A legendary star of the Broadway musical theater during the '40s and '50s, and one of its most charming, vivacious, and best-loved performers. Her father was a lawyer and her mother a violin teacher. She took dancing and singing lessons from an early age, married at 16, and eventually ran a dancing school herself before ...

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Nov 5, 1990 ... Mary Martin, America's favorite leading lady of musical comedy, as Ens. Nellie Forbush in "South Pacific," Maria von Trapp in "The Sound of Music" or the title role in "Peter Pan," died Saturday afternoon at her home in Rancho Mirage, Calif. She was 76 years old. She died of cancer, said Richard Grant, who ...

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Find Mary Martin biography and history on AllMusic - Singer/actress Mary Martin was, along with Ethel…

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Mary Martin Quotes. Mary Martin (1913-1990) was a popular stage actress, singer, dancer, television and movie star. Mary Martin was born in Weatherford, Texas, on December 1, 1913. As a child she was encouraged by her parents, Juanita and Judge Preston Martin, to study violin and voice. Her love of the theater was ...