Nan Martin

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Nan Martin (July 15, 1927 – March 4, 2010) was an American actress who starred in movies and on television. Born in Decatur, Illinois and raised in Santa Monica, California, her first film role was The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956). Her other film roles included The Mugger (1958), Doctor Detroit (1983), All of Me (1984), A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987) where she played the role of Amanda Krueger, the mother of killer Freddy Krueger. Her last film role is in 2005's Thicker than Water. Martin starred on Mr. Sunshine. Her other well known roles were in the 1983 miniseries The Thorn Birds and on the soap opera Santa Barbara. She had a recurring role on the ABC hit TV series The Drew Carey Show as Mrs. Lauder. She made many guest appearances on various television series, some of those appearances range from Ben Casey, The Untouchables, The Twilight Zone, and Star Trek: The Next Generation as Victoria Miller in the season 1 episode "Haven", and she played Rose, the secretary of murderer Alex Brady in the Columbo television movie, Murder, Smoke and Shadows. She appeared on two episodes of The Golden Girls: first as the mean-spirited and nasty Frieda Claxton, who was told to drop dead by Rose Nylund, which she did. She also portrayed Philomena, a friend of Sophia Petrillo's from Sicily, who claimed that Dorothy was really her daughter and not Sophia's.

Most Popular Nan Martin Trailers

Total trailers found: 21

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors Trailer (1987)

27 February 1987

It's been many years since Freddy Krueger's first victim, Nancy, came face-to-face with Freddy and his sadistic, evil ways.

Shallow Hal Trailer (2001)

01 November 2001

A shallow man falls in love with a 300 pound woman because of her "inner beauty".

A Small Circle of Friends Trailer (1980)

12 March 1980

In the late 1960s, three Harvard students Jessica (Karen Allen), Leo (Brad Davis) and Nick (Jameson Parker) grow close as they undergo personal changes, but their friendship is jeopardized by romantic feelings both men develop for Jessica.

Big Eden Trailer (2000)

18 April 2000

Big Eden is a tiny fictional town in northwestern Montana, as Preston Sturges or Frank Capra might have envisioned it.

Toys in the Attic Trailer (1963)

31 July 1963

Julian Berniers returns from Illinois with his young bride Lily Prine to the family in New Orleans. His spinster sisters Carrie and Anna welcome the couple, who arrive with expensive gifts.

Loving Couples Trailer (1980)

24 October 1980

Two couples swap partners for a frisky holiday, but everyone ends up at the same hotel. Comedy.

Dancing at the Harvest Moon Trailer (2002)

20 October 2002

A betrayed wife (Jacqueline Bisset), whose husband leaves her after 25 years, returns to the lake where she first fell in love and begins an affair with the son (Eric Mabius) of her first love.

Goodbye, Columbus Trailer (1969)

01 January 1969

A Jewish man and a jewish woman meet and while attracted to each other find that their worlds are very different.

The Winter of Our Discontent Trailer (1983)

06 December 1983

This story tells those self-denials of an honest man what necessary to reach his object of life.

Murder in the Mirror Trailer (2000)

19 January 2000

Mary meets Paul, marries Paul and when Paul is murdered becomes the number one suspect. While the police are preparing their case against her she begins her own investigation which takes her to the seedy parts of town and begins to expose her husbands very secret double life.

Three in the Attic Trailer (1968)

01 January 1968

In the swinging sixties three girls discover they have the same boyfriend who has been playing around with them all while vowing fidelity to each.

Mother of the Bride Trailer (1993)

27 February 1993

A mother's plans for her daughter's wedding are complicated when her ex-husband, who abandoned the family more than 20 years earlier, shows up.

Greener Mountains Trailer (2005)

25 June 2005

Greener Mountains is a family friendly, coming-of-age story about finding your place in the world.

For Love of Ivy Trailer (1968)

17 July 1968

When it was released in 1968, For Love of Ivy was the first mainstream Hollywood film to depict a mature romantic relationship between a black man and woman.

Last Gasp Trailer (1995)

30 August 1995

A Mexican Indian spirit possesses a heartless real estate developer.

The Mugger Trailer (1958)

01 November 1958

A police shrink tries to identify and capture an elusive mugger that scars his female victims before stealing their purse.

Mrs. R's Daughter Trailer (1979)

19 September 1979

A small-town team is raped while on an outing with a group of men. The local authorities mishandle the case, leading to the the acquittal of the accused rapist.

The Other Side of the Mountain Trailer (1975)

14 November 1975

A female skiing champion is paralyzed in a tragic skiing accident. Her girlfriend is taken out of competition when she contracts polio.

The War Widow Trailer (1976)

28 October 1976

Originally broadcast by KCET (PBS) on their dramatic showcase series, "Visions," this sweet, quiet film is set during World War I.

The Young Nurses Trailer (1973)

01 March 1973

Sexy young nurses apply special therapy in their daily rounds, as they work against a drug ring operl

The Other Side of the Mountain: Part II Trailer (1978)

10 February 1978

The Other Side of the Mountain Part 2 is a 1978 film directed by Larry Peerce. It stars Marilyn Hassett and Timothy Bottoms.