Martha Stewart

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Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart

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Martha Stewart

Date of Birth

Date of Birth: October 07, 1922
Date of Passing: February 17, 2021
Birthplace: Bardwell, Kentucky
Obituary: Hollywood Reporter

Martha Stewart was an American actress.

Stewart began her as a singer with bandleaders Glenn Miller and Harry James, and launched her Hollywood career with a singing and dancing role in the 1945 film Doll Face (with Vivian Blaine and Perry Como).

Stewart is best remembered for two film roles: the best friend of Joan Crawford's character in Otto Preminger's Daisy Kenyon (1947), and murdered hatcheck girl Mildred Atkinson in Nicholas Ray's 1950 film noir In a Lonely Place, opposite Humphrey Bogart.

Martha Stewart was an American actress.

Stewart began her as a singer with bandleaders Glenn Miller and Harry James, and launched her Hollywood career with a singing and dancing role in the 1945 film Doll Face (with Vivian Blaine and Perry Como).

Stewart is best remembered for two film roles: the best friend of Joan Crawford's character in Otto Preminger's Daisy Kenyon (1947), and murdered hatcheck girl Mildred Atkinson in Nicholas Ray's 1950 film noir In a Lonely Place, opposite Humphrey Bogart.

Her other film roles include 1946's Johnny Comes Flying Home, and I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now in 1947, as well as Are You With It? (with Donald O'Connor), Aaron Slick From Punkin Crick (with Alan Young and Dinah Shore), and Convicted (with Glenn Ford and Broderick Crawford). Her final film role came with the 1964 beach romp Surf Party.

Stewart's TV credits include guest appearances in episodes of Our Man Higgins, The Alfred Hitchcock Hour and My Three Sons. She co-hosted a short-lived variety show, Those Two, from 1952 to 1953, and appeared as herself on The Milton Berle Show, Cavalcade of Stars, The Jackie Gleason Show, The Colgate Comedy Hour, and The Red Skelton Hour.

Stewart died February 17, 2021. She was 98.

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