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.
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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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Loving Dad of Geraldine, Martin, Mary, Lorraine, Paul and Kieran.
Beloved wife of Martin, much loved mother to Andrew, Martin, Mary and Michael, dear mother-inlaw to Allison, Josephine and Ruth, devoted nana to Craig, Joseph, Sean, Christopher, Siobhan, Elaine, Sophie, Shannon, Declan and Casey and great nana to Edith, Keira, Conall, Phoebe, Libby, Ciaran and Cameron.
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.
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