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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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Jul 15, 1927 In Decatur, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie Mrs. Harris 2006-02-25
Known For
Poster of Shallow Hal
Poster of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Poster of Star Trek: The Next Generation
Poster of Eames Lounge Chair
Movie Mrs. Harris Mama Tarnower 2006-02-25
Movie Thicker Than Water Abygail Jordan 2005-03-12
Movie Greener Mountains M 2005-06-25
Series Nip/Tuck Unknown 2003-07-22
Series Push, Nevada Unknown 2002-09-17
Movie Dancing at the Harvest Moon Harriet Finnigan 2002-10-20
Series Crossing Jordan Lydia 2001-09-24
Series Six Feet Under Unknown 2001-06-03
Movie Shallow Hal Nurse Tanya Peeler 2001-11-01
Movie Murder in the Mirror Unknown 2000-01-19
Movie Forever Lulu Lulu Look-Alike 2000-01-01
Movie Big Eden Widow Thayer 2000-04-18
Movie Cast Away Kelly's Mother 2000-12-22
Series Curb Your Enthusiasm Unknown 2000-10-15
Series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Daphne Eiger 2000-10-06
Series The Invisible Man Unknown 2000-06-09
Series Maximum Bob Unknown 1998-08-04
Series The Practice Unknown 1997-03-04
Movie Terror in the Family Ivy 1996-04-16
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 Monty Unknown 1994-01-11
Series Chicago Hope Unknown 1994-09-18
Series ER Mrs. Curwane 1994-09-19
Series The 5 Mrs. Buchanans Unknown 1994-09-24
Movie Mother of the Bride Beatrice 1993-02-27
Series The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. Unknown 1993-08-27
Movie Child of Rage Barbara 1992-09-24
Series A Woman Named Jackie Unknown 1991-10-13
Movie Matters of the Heart Unknown 1990-12-26
Series Baywatch Unknown 1989-04-23
Series Major Dad Unknown 1989-09-17
Movie Animal Behavior Mrs. Norton 1989-10-27
Movie A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors Nun 1987-02-27
Movie Proud Men Laura 1987-10-01
Series Star Trek: The Next Generation Victoria Miller 1987-09-28
Series Mr. Sunshine Unknown 1986-03-28
Series L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
Series The Golden Girls Philomena Bosco 1985-09-14
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 1985-09-27
Series Santa Barbara Unknown 1984-07-30
Movie All of Me Divorce Lawyer 1984-09-21
Series The Thorn Birds Sister Agatha 1983-03-27
Movie I Take These Men Doris 1983-01-05
Movie Doctor Detroit Margaret Skridlow 1983-05-06
Movie The Winter of Our Discontent Mrs. Baker 1983-12-06
Movie Prime Suspect Sonia Lindstrom 1982-01-20
Series St. Elsewhere Unknown 1982-10-26
Movie Some Kind of Hero Hilda 1982-04-02
Movie The Golden Honeymoon Cora Hartsell 1980-02-04
Movie Loving Couples Nurse 1980-10-24
Movie A Small Circle of Friends Mrs. Baxter 1980-03-12
Movie Mrs. R's Daughter Mrs. Bergson 1979-09-19
Series Hart to Hart Unknown 1979-09-22
Movie Outside Chance Allison 1978-01-01
Movie The Other Side of the Mountain: Part II June Kinmont 1978-02-10
Series The Runaways Unknown 1978-04-27
Movie Katie: Portrait of A Centerfold Aunt Isabel 1978-10-23
Movie The Gardener's Son Mrs. Gregg 1977-01-06
Movie A Circle of Children Doris Fleming 1977-03-10
Movie Jackson County Jail Allison 1976-03-31
Movie The War Widow Annie 1976-10-28
Series Ellery Queen Unknown 1975-09-11
Movie The Other Side of the Mountain June Kinmont 1975-11-14
Movie The Young Nurses Woman Reporter 1973-03-01
Series The Sixth Sense Unknown 1972-01-15
Series The Streets of San Francisco Unknown 1972-09-23
Series Columbo Rose Walker 1971-09-15
Movie Goodbye, Columbus Madame Patimkin 1969-01-01
Series Room 222 Unknown 1969-09-11
Movie Three in the Attic Dean Nazarin 1968-01-01
Movie For Love of Ivy Doris Austin 1968-07-17
Series The Mod Squad Unknown 1968-09-24
Series Lancer Unknown 1968-09-24
Series The Invaders Dr. Maria McKinley 1967-01-10
Series Mannix Unknown 1967-09-16
Series Mission: Impossible Unknown 1966-09-17
Movie Bus Riley's Back in Town Mrs. Nichols 1965-03-24
Movie The Art of Love Margo (as Nancy Martin) 1965-06-30
Series The F.B.I. Unknown 1965-09-19
Series The Trials of O'Brien Unknown 1965-09-18
Series Bewitched Unknown 1964-09-17
Series The Fugitive Congresswoman Marian Snell 1963-09-17
Movie Toys in the Attic Charlotte Warkins (uncredited) 1963-07-31
Series Ben Casey Unknown 1961-10-02
Series The New Breed Unknown 1961-10-03
Series The Twilight Zone Laura Ford 1959-10-02
Movie The Mugger Claire Townsend 1958-11-01
Series Perry Mason Unknown 1957-09-21
Movie The Buster Keaton Story Edna 1957-05-01
Movie Eames Lounge Chair Unknown 1956-01-01
Movie The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit Polly Lawrence 1956-04-12
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24