|Who is it?||Actress, Make Up Department|
|Birth Day||July 15, 1927|
|Birth Place||Decatur, Illinois, United States|
|Age||93 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||March 4, 2010(2010-03-04) (aged 82)\nMalibu, California, U.S.|
Her first husband was musical Composer Robert Emmett Dolan, whom she married on March 17, 1948; they had one son, Casey Martin Dolan. Her second husband, Harry Gesner, is the father of her younger son, actor Zen Gesner.
Her first film role was The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956). Her other film roles included The Mugger (1958), For Love of Ivy (1968), Goodbye Columbus (1969), Doctor Detroit (1983), All of Me (1984), and Chuck Russell's cult film A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987) where she played the role of Amanda Krueger, the mother of killer Freddy Krueger. Her last film role was in Thicker than Water (2005).
Martin starred on Mr. Sunshine. Other well-known roles included the 1983 miniseries The Thorn Birds and the soap opera Santa Barbara. She had a recurring role on The Drew Carey Show as Mrs. Lauder. She made many guest appearances on various television series, including Ben Casey, The Untouchables, The Twilight Zone, two episodes of The Fugitive , The Invaders, Star Trek: The Next Generation as Victoria Miller in the season 1 episode "Haven", and Rose, the secretary of murderer Alex Brady in the Columbo television movie, Murder, Smoke and Shadows. In 1965, she played co-murderer Beth Fuller in the Perry Mason episode "The Case of the Fatal Fortune".
She died Thursday, March 4, 2010, at her Malibu home. She was 82. Martin suffered from emphysema.