Actress. Also known as Claudia Martin Murrell Martin Brown Roberts. One of seven children, she was the daughter of actor and singer Dean Martin and his first wife Betty MacDonald. Born in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania, but raised in Southern California, Martin eventually followed her famous father into the acting business. Her first film role was as an eleven year old girl in the 1956 comedy, "Hollywood Or Bust." This was followed by other films including, "For Those Who Think Young" (1964), "The Ghost In The Invisible Bikini" (1966), and "Ski Fever" (1966). She also made guest appearances on the television programs, "My Three Sons", "The Donna Reed Show", and "The Dean Martin Show." In 1984, she worked as a writer on the television series, "Sunshine Factory." Martin was married to actor Kiel Martin from 1969 to 1971, with whom she had a daughter named Jesse. He died in 1990. Her father passed away in 1995. She later married Jim Roberts and moved to Reno, Nevada, where they opened up a successful printing business. Claudia Martin passed away from breast cancer in 2001, at the age of 56.
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1944–1990 (m. 1969)