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Lori Martin Lori Martin was born on April 18, 1947. She is an American actress.

Biography and Career

Lori Martin was born as Dawn Catherine Menzer, in Glendale. Her father was Russell C. Menzer, an MGM and Warner Brothers commercial artist and art director. She has a younger brother, Stephen, and an older sister, Jean.
Lori's mother took her to an agent who specialized in child actors and actresses at the age of just six.

She has appeared in several commercials including one for which her father designed the set and a Milky Way commercial, she won parts in the films Machine Gun Kelly in 1958, then in 1959 The FBI Story and Cash McCall in 1959 again. Lori also appeared in several TV shows including Medic, Wagon Train, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Leave It to Beaver, and in Whirlybirds. She also appeared on the NBC interview program Here's Hollywood.

Lori is best remembered for her role Velvet Brown in the NBC TV version of National Velvet that she did at the age of just twelve. Her name was changed from Dawn Menzer to Lori Martin as she won the role in National Velvet. The show was aired for 54 episodes between 1960 and 1962. The show was axed by NBC in 1962 due to the enormous popularity of the competing CBS show, The Ed Sullivan Show.

Lori Martin won the role of Nancy Bowden in the film Cape Fear, in 1962. After Cape Fear, Martin appeared in TV shows like Slattery's People, Sam Benedict, Breaking Point, Please Don' Eat The Daisies and My Three Sons. Later in 1966 again she appeared on big screen by being a part of film titled The Chase and in 1968 The Angry Breed.

In 1963, Lori jumped on the singing and released her only single on Bob Keane's legendary Del Fi Records.

Lori Martin got married later and has a son. She lives in Westlake Village, California.

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Birth Name: Dawn Catherine Menzer
Birth: April 18, 1947

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She is famous because of her acting in several Hollywood movies and Television appearances.

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Machine-Gun Kelly
The FBI Story
Cape Fear
The Chase
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The Angry Breed
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Once More with Feeling
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National Velvet 1960's Television Series with Lori Martin


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Category: Actors  - ( Actors Archive)

Date Added: 07 February '11

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