Martha Vickers

American television and film actress (1925-1971)

Martha Vickers (May 28, 1925 – November 2, 1971) was an American model and actress.

Martha Vickers
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Martha Vickers in 1945
Born
Martha Vitivker

(1925-05-28)May 28, 1925
DiedNovember 2, 1971(1971-11-02) (aged 46)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Resting placeValhalla Memorial Park
Occupation
  • Actress
  • model
Years active1943–1960
Spouse(s)
Children3.

She played minor roles in many movies during the early 1940s. She played the drug-addicted younger sister of Lauren Bacall's character in The Big Sleep (1946). She also starred in a musical, The Time, the Place and the Girl (also 1946). She also starred in Love and Learn and That Way with Women (both 1947).

Vickers died of esophageal cancer at a hospital in Los Angeles on November 2, 1971 at the age of 46.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Actress-Model Is Dead At Age Of 46". The Danville Register. Virginia, Danville. Associated Press. November 5, 1971. p. 3. Retrieved November 20, 2016 – via Newspapers.com. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)