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Nan Martin

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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Born:
Jul 15, 1927 In Decatur, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
68
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie Greener Mountains 2005-06-25
Known For
Poster of Shallow Hal
Poster of Six Feet Under
Poster of Curb Your Enthusiasm
Poster of Star Trek - The Next Generation
Filmography
Movie Greener Mountains M 2005-06-25
Series Nip Tuck Unknown 2003-07-22
Movie Dancing at the Harvest Moon Harriet Finnigan 2002-10-20
Series Push, Nevada Unknown 2002-09-17
Movie Shallow Hal Nurse Tanya Peeler 2001-11-01
Series Crossing Jordan Unknown 2001-09-24
Series Six Feet Under Unknown 2001-06-03
Series Curb Your Enthusiasm Unknown 2000-10-15
Series CSI - Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
Series The Invisible Man Unknown 2000-06-09
Movie Big Eden Widow Thayer 2000-04-18
Movie Murder in the Mirror 2000-01-19
Series Maximum Bob Unknown 1998-08-04
Series The Practice Unknown 1997-03-04
Series Profiler Unknown 1996-09-21
Movie Last Gasp Mrs. Hardwick 1995-08-30
Series The Drew Carey Show Mrs. Louder 1995-09-13
Series The 5 Mrs. Buchanans Unknown 1994-09-24
Series ER Unknown 1994-09-19
Series Chicago Hope Unknown 1994-09-18
Series Monty Unknown 1994-01-11
Series The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. Unknown 1993-08-27
Movie Mother of the Bride Beatrice 1993-02-27
Series A Woman Named Jackie 1991-10-13
Series Major Dad Unknown 1989-09-17
Series Baywatch Unknown 1989-04-23
Series Star Trek - The Next Generation Unknown 1987-09-28
Movie A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors Sister Mary Helena / Amanda Krueger 1987-02-27
Series L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
Series Mr. Sunshine 1986-03-28
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 1985-09-27
Series The Golden Girls Unknown 1985-09-14
Series Santa Barbara Unknown 1984-07-30
Movie Doctor Detroit Margaret Skridlow 1983-05-06
Movie The Winter of Our Discontent Mrs. Baker 1983-12-06
Series St. Elsewhere Unknown 1982-10-26
Movie Loving Couples Nurse 1980-10-24
Movie A Small Circle of Friends Mrs. Baxter 1980-03-12
Series Hart to Hart Unknown 1979-09-22
Movie Mrs. R's Daughter Mrs. Bergson 1979-09-19
Series The Runaways Unknown 1978-04-27
Movie The Other Side of the Mountain: Part II June Kinmont 1978-02-10
Movie The Other Side of the Mountain June Kinmont 1975-11-14
Series Ellery Queen Unknown 1975-09-11
Movie The Young Nurses Woman Reporter 1973-03-01
Series The Streets of San Francisco Unknown 1972-09-16
Series The Sixth Sense Unknown 1972-01-15
Series Columbo Unknown 1971-09-15
Series Room 222 Unknown 1969-09-11
Movie Goodbye, Columbus madame Patimkin 1969-01-01
Movie Three in the Attic Dean Nazarin 1968-01-01
Series The Mod Squad Unknown 1968-09-24
Movie For Love of Ivy Doris Austin 1968-07-17
Series Lancer Unknown 1968-09-24
Series Mannix Unknown 1967-09-16
Series Mission Impossible Unknown 1966-09-17
Series The F.B.I. Unknown 1965-09-19
Series The Trials of O'Brien Unknown 1965-09-18
Movie Bus Riley's Back In Town Mrs. Nichols 1965-03-24
Series Bewitched Unknown 1964-09-17
Series The Fugitive Unknown 1963-09-17
Movie Toys in the Attic Charlotte Warkins 1963-07-31
Series The New Breed Unknown 1961-10-03
Series Ben Casey Unknown 1961-10-02
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 1959-10-02
Movie The Mugger Claire Townsend 1958-11-01
Series Perry Mason Unknown 1957-09-21
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24