Martin, Vivian, 1893-1987

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Vivian Martin, actress, was born in Michigan, 22 July 1893. She made her stage debut in 1901 in CYRANO DE BERGERAC and was then seen in PETER PAN and LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY. As an adult she acted in numerous Broadway shows and then turned to the cinema where she appeared in silent films for Paramount Pictures. After her marriage to Arthur W. Samuels in 1926, Miss Martin retired from the stage and screen. Vivian Martin died 16 March 1987.

From the guide to the Vivian Martin papers, 1901-1976, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.)

Vivian Martin, actress, was born in Michigan, 22 July 1893.

She made her stage debut in 1901 in CYRANO DE BERGERAC and was then seen in PETER PAN and LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY. As an adult she acted in numerous Broadway shows and then turned to the cinema where she appeared in silent films for Paramount Pictures. After her marriage to Arthur W. Samuels in 1926, Miss Martin retired from the stage and screen. Vivian Martin died 16 March 1987.

From the description of Papers, 1901-1976. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455439

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creatorOf Martin, Vivian. Papers, 1901-1976. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Martin, Vivian. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1951. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Vivian Martin papers, 1901-1976 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
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Birth 1891-07-22

Death 1987-03-16

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