Martha Hyer

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Martha Hyer

Retired American film actress add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1924.

Countries: United States (60%), India (20%), (20%)

Main connections: Hal B. Wallis, Vincente Minnelli, Louise Fazenda

Linked to: Beach Party film, Arlington Heights High School

 

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Martha Hyer was born in 1924 add something


1927

Hal B. Wallis - Wallis was married twice, to actress Louise Fazenda from 1927 until 1962, and to actress Martha Hyer from 1966 until his death in 1986


1946

After completing her education, her first film appearance was an uncredited part in "The Locket" in 1946 add something


1953

She had roles in "So Big" , "Sabrina" , "The Delicate Delinquent" in 1956 , "Houseboat" and "Once Upon a Horse" add something


 

Her most significant role came as the love interest of Frank Sinatra in "Some Came Running" for director Vincente Minnelli in 1958, for which she received a nomination for the Academy award for Best Supporting Actress add something


1960

In the 1960s, Hyer would play in films like "The Best of Everything" , "Ice Palace" , "Desire in the Dust" , "The Carpetbaggers" , "First Men in the Moon" , "Blood on the Arrow" and "The Sons of Katie Elder" , "Night of the Grizzly" , among many others add something


1966

Hyer married producer Hal B. Wallis in 1966, and the couple remained together until his death in 1986 add something


1973

Her last film was "Day of the Wolves" in 1973 add something


1990

Her autobiography, "Finding My Way: A Hollywood Memoir", was published in 1990 add something


Martha Hyer died in 2014 add something

 

She lived until May 31, 2014 when she died in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where she had lived for many years, at age 89 of natural causes add something