Martin, Dick

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Name
Martin, Dick Gender: M
Thomas Richard Martin
born on 30 January 1922 at 23:00 (= 11:00 PM )
Place Battle Creek, Michigan, 42n19, 85w11
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 10°33' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 15°28 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 22°57'



Biography

American comedian and gag-writer who, along with Dan Rowan, created the wacky, zany and hilarious TV series "Laugh In," which ran from 1968-1972. Prior to his "Laugh In" comedic success, he worked for ten years as a bartender after coming to Los Angeles at the age of 19. As Martin worked, he was continually writing gags on the side. In 1950, he teamed up with Rowan to work the night club circuit and do guest spots on TV; 18 years later they hit the big time with "Laugh In."

Martin married Peggy Connelly in 1957 but they divorced a few years later. He and his first wife had one son. He married Dolly Read in 1971. Four years later they divorced but remarried in 1978.

As a teenager, Martin had lost a lung to tuberculosis. As he aged, he began to use an oxygen tank and died of respiratory failure on May 24, 2008 in Santa Monica, CA. He was 86.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • business associate/partner relationship with Hawn, Goldie (born 21 November 1945). Notes: Co-stars on "Laugh-In"
  • business associate/partner relationship with Tomlin, Lily (born 1 September 1939). Notes: Co-stars on "Laugh-In"

Events

  • Family : Change residence 1941 (Moved to Los Angeles)
  • Relationship : Marriage 1957 (to Peggy Connelly)
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1968 (TV series, Laugh In)
  • Relationship : Marriage 1971 (to Dolly Read)
  • Work : End Major Project 1972 (TV series, Laugh In)
  • Relationship : Divorce dates 1975
  • Relationship : Marriage 1978 (re-married Dolly Read)
  • Death by Disease 24 May 2008 in Santa Monica (Respiratory failure, age 86)
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Source Notes

Lockhart quotes B.C.in Constellations, 1977 (Same in Contemporary American Horoscopes)

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Tuberculosis
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (One son)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Work in team/ Tandem (Created Laugh In with Dan Rowan)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Financial success in field
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Comedy (Gag writer)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Night Club/ Vaudeville (Night club circuit)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV series/ Soap star (Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In)
  • Vocation : Food and Beverage : Bartender (Ten years)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book

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