Nan Martin

Nan Martin

  • Born on
    • July 15th, 1927
  • Died on
    • March 4th, 2010
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Nan Martin (July 15, 1927 – March 4, 2010) was an American actress who starred in movies and on television. Born in Decatur, Illinois and raised in Santa Monica, California, her first film role was The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956). Her other film roles included The Mugger (1958), Doctor Detroit (1983), All of Me (1984), 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 is in 2005's Thicker than Water. Martin starred on Mr. Sunshine. Her other well known roles were in the 1983 miniseries The Thorn Birds and on the soap opera Santa Barbara. She had a recurring role on the ABC hit TV series The Drew Carey Show as Mrs. Lauder. She made many guest appearances on various television series, some of those appearances range from Ben Casey, The Untouchables, The Twilight Zone, and Star Trek: The Next Generation as Victoria Miller in the season 1 episode "Haven", and she played Rose, the secretary of murderer Alex Brady in the Columbo television movie, Murder, Smoke and Shadows. She appeared on two episodes of The Golden Girls: first as the mean-spirited and nasty Frieda Claxton, who was told to drop dead by Rose Nylund, which she did. She also portrayed Philomena, a friend of Sophia Petrillo's from Sicily, who claimed that Dorothy was really her daughter and not Sophia's. Description above from the Wikipedia article Nan Martin,licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Acting (20 Credits)

2005Greener Mountains as M
2005Mrs. Harris as Mama Tarnower
2001Shallow Hal as Nurse Tanya Peeler
2000Big Eden as Widow Thayer
2000Forever Lulu as Lulu Look-Alike
2000Cast Away as Kelly's Mother
1996Terror in the Family as Ivy
1995Last Gasp as Mrs. Hardwick
1992Child of Rage as Barbara
1987A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors as Nun
1984All of Me as Divorce Lawyer
1983Doctor Detroit as Margaret Skridlow
1982Some Kind of Hero as Hilda
1976Jackson County Jail as Allison
1975The Other Side of the Mountain as June Kinmont
1969Goodbye, Columbus as Madame Patimkin
1968For Love of Ivy as Doris Austin
1965The Art of Love as Margo (as Nancy Martin)
1963Toys in the Attic as Charlotte Warkins (uncredited)
1956The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit as Polly Lawrence

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