Ross Martin1920 — 1981 Age: 61 years old
Born in Grodek, Poland, Ross Martin grew up on New York City's Lower East Side. He spoke Yiddish, Polish, and Russian before even learning English and later added French, Spanish, and Italian to his amazing repertoire. Despite academic training (and receiving honors in) business, instruction, and law, M. Martin chose a career of acting. His first film was the George Pal production Conquest of Space (1955). Soon after, he caught the eye of Blake Edwards who cast him in a number of widely varied roles, culminating with a fantastic part in The Great Race (1965).
March 22, 1920, Gródek Jagiellonski, Lwowskie, Poland [now Horodok, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine]
July 3, 1981
1955 Conquest of SpaceAndre Fodor 1958 The Colossus of New YorkDr. Jeremy 'Jerry' Spensser 1958 Underwater WarriorSgt. Joe O'Brien 1962 GeronimoMangus 1962 Experiment in TerrorGarland Humphrey 'Red' Lynch 1962 Icarus Montgolfier Wright 1963 The CeremonyLe Caq 1965 The Great RaceBaron Rolfe Von Stuppe 1965 The Man from Button WillowAndy Svenson 1973 Dying Room OnlyJim Cutler 1973 The Return of Charlie ChanCharlie Chan 1974 Skyway to DeathMartin Leonard 1979 The Wild Wild West RevisitedArtemus Gordon 1979 Donovan's KidMayor Stokes 1980 More Wild Wild WestArtemus GordonLimited to the 15 most popular items