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After studying drama at Columbia University, Jared Martin began his career in film playing Chris in his college roommate Brian De Palma⿿s crime comedy "Murder à la Mod." The following year he appeared in the comedy "The Wedding Party," another early De Palma film, featuring Robert De Niro in his first screen role. After a string of TV appearances, Martin was cast in several episodes of the cop drama"The Rookies," playing various parts from 1972 to 1975, followed by 10 episodes of the sci-fi series "The Fantastic Journey," as Varian. In 1979 he landed his breakthrough role as Steven Farlow on the soap opera "Dallas," playing the part until 1991. During this time he also landed the part of Harrison Blackwood on the sci-fi series "War of the Worlds," a series based on the classic Ray Bradbury novel made famous by the Orson Welles⿿ radio broadcas. Struggling to find strong film roles, Martin was cast in small parts in B films such as "Quiet Cool" and "Karate Warrior" throughout the ⿿80s. All but leaving acting in the ⿿90s and 2000s, Martin did perform as the narrator in Joey Grossfield⿿s short "The Sun Is One Foot Wide" in 2003.

After studying drama at Columbia University, Jared Martin began his career in film playing Chris in his college roommate Brian De Palma⿿s crime comedy "Murder à la Mod." The following year he appeared in the comedy "The Wedding Party," another early De Palma film, featuring Robert De Niro in his first screen role. After a string of TV appearances, Martin was cast in several episodes of the cop drama"The Rookies," playing various parts from 1972 to 1975, followed by 10 episodes of the sci-fi series "The Fantastic Journey," as Varian. In 1979 he landed his breakthrough role as Steven Farlow on the soap opera "Dallas," playing the part until 1991. During this time he also landed the part of Harrison Blackwood on the sci-fi series "War of the Worlds," a series based on the classic Ray Bradbury novel made famous by the Orson Welles⿿ radio broadcas. Struggling to find strong film roles, Martin was cast in small parts in B films such as "Quiet Cool" and "Karate Warrior" throughout the ⿿80s. All but leaving acting in the ⿿90s and 2000s, Martin did perform as the narrator in Joey Grossfield⿿s short "The Sun Is One Foot Wide" in 2003.

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DIRECTOR:

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  In Deeper (1995) Director

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Twin Sitters (1995)
2.
 Quiet Cool (1986) Mike Prior
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 Californians, The (1984) Narration
4.
 Sea Serpent, The (1984) Lenares
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 Lonely Lady, The (1983) George Ballantine
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 M Station: Hawaii (1980) Dana Ryan
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 Second Coming of Suzanne, The (1974) Filmmaker
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 Men of the Dragon (1974) Jan Kimbro
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