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 Lori Martin

Lori Martin

Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 4 Apr 2010 (aged 62)
Oakhurst, Madera County, California, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea, Specifically: Ashes scattered with her husband Charles off the South Coast of Maui near Mamalu Bay, Hawaii
Memorial ID 53272328 · View Source
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Hollywood child actress who started her life in commercials (Chrysler) being the first and followed by several others. She won parts in "Machine Gun Kelly", "The FBI Story" for Warner Bros. Lori went on to appear in several popular television series at the time, before the age of 12.In 1960, having taken part in auditions for a television series that was to run for 54 episodes, she changed her name from Dawn Catherine Menzer to Lori Martin and became a household name in "National Velvet" In 1962, with the series pulled, she appeared in "Cape Fear" with Gregory Peck. After that she made several more films and television appearances finding time also to release some records, featuring her talented voice.In 1970 she put her career on hold and later married, having a son. Lori once said, "When I grow up I want to be normal" and that she was.
Sadly after the death of her husband Charles of cancer in 1999 Lori suffered from ill health which led up to her taking her own life.
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lori Martin (18 Apr 1947–4 Apr 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53272328, ; Maintained by Malcolm James (contributor 46620809) Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea, who reports a Ashes scattered with her husband Charles off the South Coast of Maui near Mamalu Bay, Hawaii.