Martin, Mary

Martin, Mary,

1913–90, American musical comedy star, b. Weatherford, Tex. From Martin's first stage appearance in Leave It to Me (1938), she starred in several enormously successful musicals, including One Touch of Venus (1943), South Pacific (1949); Peter Pan (1954), and The Sound of Music (1959). Her buoyant singing voice and high-spirited temperament won her widespread popularity. Her films included The Great Victor Herbert (1939) and, for television, Peter Pan and Annie Get Your Gun.

Martin, Mary (Virginia)

(1913–90) stage and film actress; born in Weatherford, Texas. Beginning with her 1938 debut in Leave It to Me, where she sang the showstopping "My Heart Belongs to Daddy," she was known for her down-to-earth portrayals. She starred in several huge hits, most notably as Nellie Forbush in South Pacific (1949), ("I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair" and other songs), Peter Pan (1954), and The Sound of Music (1959).
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Hell At The Gates by journalists John Lee and Daniel McConnell includes interviews with Cowen, the late Brian Lenihan, Eamon Ryan, Micheal Martin, Mary Harney and many others, who recount the inside story behind the actions of their government.
From today until December 13, Birmingham Hippodrome, 0844 338 5000 FOOD BBC Good Food Show The ultimate day out for foodies, with the likes of Michel Roux Jr, James Martin, Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood, Tom Kerridge and The Hairy Bikers cooking live.
The ultimate day out for foodies, not least because you can watch top chefs like Michel Roux Jr, James Martin, Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood, Tom Kerridge and The Hairy Bikers cooking live.
Roberta Martin, Mary Thomas Burke, Judy Miranti, Jane Chauvin, Martha Alexander--they were all women who helped me see how I could fit into an organization and what contributions I could make.
On board for Britannia's maiden British Isles cruise will be James Martin, Mary Berry and Theo Randall with Edinburgh Kirkwall, Liverpool, Dublin Bay and St Peter Port among the ports of call.
The show runs from June 12-16, with James Martin, Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood also among those taking the stage (www.
But working with high-profile cooks such as Martin, Mary Berry, Gino, Paul Rankin, Ainsley Harriott, Rachel Allen, Jean-Christophe Novelli, Brian Turner and Lesley Waters is just a small part of Jill's exciting, if tiring, job.
Worcester: Beverly Boachie, Danielle Martin, Mary Mooshian, Lindsay Pellerin, Michael White, Daniel Zinkus
Loving husband of Catherine and loving father to Anne, John, Patricia, Martin, Mary and Joseph.
Dr Conway was married to Mary for 42 years and the couple have four children, Martin, Mary, Simon and David.
LIVES INTERTWINED June Ricardson, holding a picture of Martin, Mary Bell and Gitta Sereny