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 Jeanne Martin

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Jeanne Martin

Original Name Dorothy Jean Biegger
Birth
Coral Gables, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
Death 24 Aug 2016 (aged 89)
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Section D, N.E. corner
Memorial ID 168906782 View Source
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American Model and Actress. The former beauty queen and model will best be remembered for being the second wife of legendary entertainer Dean Martin. Born Dorothy Jean Biegger, she began modeling in Miami and was voted Orange Bowl queen in 1947. The following year, she went to the Beachcomber Club in Miami to see a New Year’s Eve show starring Martin and Jerry Lewis. A week after Martin was granted a divorce from first wife Betty McDonald, he and Biegger wed on Sept. 1, 1949, in Beverly Hills with Lewis serving as best man. During their 20-year marriage, she would make several appearances on television shows such as 'The Dean Martin Show' and 'I Love Lucy'. The couple would have three children together, Dean Paul, Ricci and Gina, before parting ways in December 1969. She died from complications of cancer at her Beverly Hills home, just three weeks after the death of her son, Ricci.

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Jeanne Martin
Beloved Wife of Dean Martin
And Their Seven Children


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: the Chronicler
  • Added: 24 Aug 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 168906782
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/168906782/jeanne-martin : accessed ), memorial page for Jeanne Martin (27 Mar 1927–24 Aug 2016), Find a Grave Memorial ID 168906782, citing Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .