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Martha Hyer

Martha Hyer


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Also Known As: Died: May 31, 2014
Born: August 10, 1924 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Fort Worth, Texas, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Once You Kiss a Stranger (1969) as Lee
A mentally unstable woman seduces a golfer. Together, they plot a murder scheme to kill the woman's psychiatrist and the golfer's rival.
Crossplot (1969)
An ad man tries to help a model who''''s overheard an assassination plot.
Catch As Catch Can (1968) as Luisa Chiaramonte
House of a Thousand Dolls (1967) as Rebecca
In Saigon: Some May Live (1967) as Kate Meredith
An American diplomat enlists a double agent's wife to help him find a Vietnamese assassin.
War Italian Style (1967) as Lieut. Inge Schultze
In May 1943, two American soldiers, Joe and Frank, of Italian descent are searching the North African desert for a German general called Von Kassler, when they are captured by Von Kassler aide Inge Schultze who lets them escape with fake war plans, only Joe and Frank steal the real war plans which pave way for the Allied victory. Months later, the duo once again come up against Von Kassler when they are captured at Anzio and try to outwit the Nazis a second time.
The Happening (1967) as Monica
A kidnapped gangster joins forces with the hippies who abducted him.
The Chase (1966) as Mary Fuller
A convict's escape ignites passions in his hometown.
Picture Mommy Dead (1966) as Francene Shelly
A woman is released from an asylum after the shock suffered during the death of her mother.
The Night of the Grizzly (1966) as Angela Cole
A man-killing grizzly is on the loose on the homestead.
The Sons of Katie Elder (1965) as Mary Gordon
A ranch-owner's four sons vow to avenge their father's death.
First Men IN the Moon (1964) as Kate Callender
A scientist''''s experimental space craft puts him in the path of an intergalactic invasion.
The Carpetbaggers (1964) as Jennie Denton
A young tycoon takes Hollywood by storm to quench his thirst for power.
Blood on the Arrow (1964) as Nancy Mailer
Pyro (1964) as Laura Blanco
Bikini Beach (1964) as Vivien Clements
A millionaire tries to prove that his pet chimp is as smart as the local teens.
Wives and Lovers (1963) as Lucinda Ford
A married couple, just barely getting by, has their luck change drastically when the husband finally pens a best-selling novel. But, the "nouveau riche" life becomes less than pleasurable for the wife when the husband becomes a womanizer.
The Man From the Diners' Club (1963) as Lucy
A gangster tries to use a Diner''''s Club clerk as the fall guy in a scheme to fake his own death and escape his police problems.
A Girl Named Tamiko (1962) as Fay Wilson
An American, living in Japan, tries to get a visa back to the States, but when he meets and falls in love with a traditional Japanese girl, he's torn between staying or going.
The Last Time I Saw Archie (1961) as Peggy Kramer
An Army con man tries to make a fortune out of peacetime military service.
The Right Approach (1961) as Anne Perry
Ice Palace (1960) as Dorothy Wendt Kennedy
A money-hungry white man tries to plunder post-World War I Alaska for all that he can, but goes up against a local fisherman who resents his ways, and they battle it out up until Alaska becomes a State.
Desire in the Dust (1960) as Melinda Marquand Thomas
Some Came Running (1959) as Gwen French
A veteran returns home to deal with family secrets and small-town scandals.
The Big Fisherman (1959) as Herodias
Drama that focuses on the later life of Peter, one of the closest disciples of Jesus.
The Best of Everything (1959) as Barbara Lamont
Three secretaries look for love while working in the publishing business.
Once Upon a Horse... (1958) as Miss Amity Babb
Dan and Doc are incompetent desperados who plan to give crime one more try before going straight. Miss Amity Babb is the shapely toast of Empty Cup, Colorado who sets prices by Wall Street, never loses at poker, and rules the town (and the sheriff) with a cash register in a velvet glove. When Amity and our two heroes meet, the slapstick burlesque of Western cliches grows ever wilder...
Paris Holiday (1958) as Ann McCall
American comedian Bob Hunter, on a luxury liner to France with French counterpart Fernandel, takes an interest in blonde diplomat Ann McCall while pursued by an even shapelier blonde, the mysterious Zara, who seems to be after something in Bob's possession. But he's only going to France to obtain rights to a new what are Zara and her sinister boss after? The pursuit, amorous and larcenous, continues in Paris and escalates into a full-fledged comedy thriller.
Houseboat (1958) as Carolyn Gibson
An Italian socialite on the run signs on as housekeeper for a widower with three children.
Battle Hymn (1957) as Mary Hess
A minister resists turning to violence while trying to help orphans during the Korean War.
Kelly and Me (1957) as Lucy Castle
Flop vaudeville performer Len Carmody is adopted by Kelly, a trained dog abandoned by Malo's dog act. When Kelly joins Len's ho-hum song and dance, a popular comedy act is born. On the train, Len meets young Mina Van Runkel, daughter of a movie producer in desperate need of new talent (it's 1930). Successful in making "dog pictures," can Len stand being second banana to Kelly? Complications: a pallid romantic triangle...and the reappearance of Kelly's original owner.
The Delicate Delinquent (1957) as Martha Henshaw
Sidney Pythias (Jerry Lewis) is the a bumbling janitor picked up by cop Darren McGavin as a teenage gang member worth saving from delinquency. With McGavin's help, Sidney works his way through the Police Academy to become a cop too.
Mister Cory (1957) as Abby Vollard
Cory, an ambitious Chicago slum kid with a knack for gambling, gets a busboy job at a posh Wisconsin resort...where his real purpose is to gamble with the staff and guests and romance rich young ladies. Setbacks follow, but Cory eventually rises to a high position in the world of professional gambling. But he just can't forget the glamorous Vollard sisters. And now he has even farther to fall...
My Man Godfrey (1957) as Cordelia [Bullock]
A bedraggled man becomes the butler of an eccentric household.
Red Sundown (1956) as Caroline Murphy
When his life is saved in a shootout by a fellow gunman whose life he in turn had saved, Alex Longmire promises to give up his way of life. Riding into town he finds the only job available is deputy to sheriff Jade Murphy, an honest man caught between small farmers and a local cattle baron. And he has a pretty daughter. So Longmire decides to stay and see if he can use his expertise with firearms for good.
Showdown at Abilene (1956) as Peggy Bigelow
Paris Follies of 1956 (1955) as Ruth Harmon
Francis in the Navy (1955) as Betsy Donevan
Wyoming Renegades (1955) as Nancy Warren
Phil Carey, Gene Evans, Martha Hyer, William Bishop, Douglas Kennedy, Don Beddoe. Butch Cassidy tries to enlist former outlaw Phil Carey in his lawless gang but is thwarted by Carey''s fiancee (Martha Hyer) and her task force of women sharpshooters. One of the minor villains is Aaron Spelling, who in 1960 was to launch himself to fame as the producer of Zane Grey Theatre and later as the idea man behind "Charlie''s Angels".
Kiss of Fire (1955) as Felicia
In 1700, news that the king of Spain is dying comes to the Spanish outpost in Santa Fe, New Mexico. For some reason, lovely Princess Lucia, the preferred heir, is in this remote location. To get her back to Europe without running afoul of the Viceroy of Mexico (who backs another heir) will require a guide friendly with the Indians: outlaw El Tigre, whom the princess (initially) despises. The highly hazardous journey is made more so by presence of turncoats in the group...
Lucky Me (1954) as Lorraine Thayer
When the members of a musical troupe take cleaning jobs, their lead singer falls for a famous songwriter.
Battle of Rogue River (1954) as Brett McClain
A U.S. agent is caught between Oregon settlers and the Indians.
Riders to the Stars (1954) as Dr. Jane Flynn
Early astronauts try to solve the mysteries of space travel by capturing a meteor.
Sabrina (1954) as Elizabeth Tyson
Two wealthy brothers fall for the chauffeur's daughter.
Down Three Dark Streets (1954) as Connie Anderson
An FBI Agent takes on the three unrelated cases of a dead agent to track down his killer.
The Scarlet Spear (1954) as Christine
Cry Vengeance (1954) as Peggy Harding
Ex-cop Vic Barron crossed the wrong mobsters; his wife and child were killed and he himself scarred, framed and imprisoned. On release, Vic has but one desire, revenge on still-hiding Tino Morelli. The trail leads to the isolated city of Ketchikan, Alaska, where Vic finds his enemy...also the latter's charming little daughter...and tavern owner Peggy Harding, who's fascinated by the soft-spoken but volcanic Vic. And someone they're not expecting has violent designs on them...
Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953) as Janie
Lester and Orville accidentally launch a rocket which is supposed to fly to Mars. Instead it goes to New Orleans for Mardi Gras. They are then forced by bank robber Mugsy and his pal Harry to fly to Venus where they find a civilization made up entirely of women, men having been banished.
So Big (1953) as Paula Hempel
A schoolteacher-turned-farmer fights to save the land and her son.
Geisha Girl (1952) as Peggy Burns
Yukon Gold (1952) as Marie Briand
Wild Stallion (1952) as Caroline Callan
A horse hunter pursues a white colt that ran off when his parents were killed.
Oriental Evil (1952) as Sheryl Banning
The Kangaroo Kid (1951) as Mary Corbett
Tex Kinnane (Jock Mahoney as Jock O'Mahoney), posing as a stage driver, goes to Australia to investigate a series of robberies at Goldstar. He makes friends at the saloon with Baldy Muldoon (Alex Kellaway) and barmaid Stella Grey (Veda Ann Borg). Lawyer Vincent Moller (Douglass Dumbrille), the leader behind the robberies, learns Tex's real identity, and frames a plot to blame the crimes on Tex.
The Lawless (1950) as Caroline Tyler
A newspaper editor takes on the cause of oppressed migrant workers.
Outcast of Black Mesa (1950) as Ruth Dorn
Salt Lake Raiders (1950) as Helen Thornton
When a man sent to prison for murder escapes while being transferred, Rocky is sent to bring him in. When he catches him in a ghost town the man claims to be innocent and was trying to clear himself by finding the stolen money that was never recoveded at the time of the killing. But then they find themselves prisoners of an outlaw gang that is also after the money.
Frisco Tornado (1950) as Jean Martin
U.S. marshal sets out to end an insurance scam: salesmen provide cowtown folk with insurance against outlaw activity, outlaws who work for the insurance salesmen.
Rustlers (1949) as Ruth Abbott
Two cowboys get mixed up in rustling and counterfeit schemes.
The Clay Pigeon (1949) as Receptionist
A man awakens from a coma to discover he's accused of treason.
Roughshod (1949) as Marcia
A rancher tries to save his fellow stagecoach passengers from a murderous enemy.
The Judge Steps Out (1949) as Catherine Bailey [Struthers III]
A judge flees the pressures of professional and family life for a job as a short-order cook.
The Velvet Touch (1948) as Helen Adams
After accidentally killing her lecherous producer, a famous actress tries to hide her guilt.
Gun Smugglers (1948) as Judy Davis
A young boy threatens to follow in his outlaw brother''s footsteps.
Thunder Mountain (1947) as Ellen Jorth
"Thunder Mountain" is the first of Tim Holt's 29 postwar westerns spread over the five year period from June, 1947 to June, 1952. While the film has one Zane Grey title, it has more elements in it from Grey's "To the Last Man" than from Grey's "Thunder Mountain", a not uncommon practice by RKO when dealing with the works of Zane Grey. This one had Marvin Harley (Tim Holt) returning to his Arizona ranch and finding it about to be sold for taxes. It has been in charge of his Mexican-Irish friend Chito Rafferty (Richard Martin.) Local saloon-keeper Trimble Carson (Harry Woods), his friend Johnny Blue (Tom Keene as Richard Powers) and Sheriff Bagley (Harry Harvey) have information that the ranch is to be the site of a dam and plot to obtain it. Plus, neighboring ranchers Ellen Jorth (Martha Hyer) and her brothers, Chick (Steve Brodie) and Lee (Robert Clarke), are antagonistic toward Hayden because of an old family feud between the Jorths and Haydens. Ellen and Hayden meet while looking for boundary markers between their lands and find stakes bearing the name of the water company. They conclude that Carson is trying to revive the old feud in hopes that one of the firey Jorths will kill Hayden. Later, Carson and Blue kill Chick by bashing his head with a rock so that Hayden, who is known not to carry a gun, will be charged with the murder. Hayden is jailed, but learns from family attorney James Gardner (Jason Robards, the father who was never billed as Jason Robards Sr., ) that there is still money in his ranch account that will pay the taxes, but the crooked sheriff stalls on accepting the payment. Chito and dance-hall girl Ginger Kelly (Virginia Owen) find evidence implicating Carson in the killing of Chick Jorth. Chito rescues Hayden from the jail, and they go after Carson and Blue. The latter are killed in a gun battle, the feud is settled and peace reigns as Hayden pairs off with Ellen, and Chito with Ginger.
Born to Kill (1947) as Maid
A murderer marries a young innocent then goes after her more experienced sister.
The Woman on the Beach (1947) as Mrs. Barton
A coast guardsman begins to think his mistress's blind husband can really see.
The Locket (1946) as Bridesmaid
A dark personal secret drives a young woman to use every man she encounters.

Cast (special)

Way They Were, The (1981)
A music and comedy reunion of celebrity graduates from Northwestern University.
Broadway (1955) as Pearl
The story of a nightclub dancer who becomes involved in the murder of a gangster. Based on the 1926 Broadway play by Philip Dunning and George Abbott.

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