Dean Paul Martin

Actor and Singer
Born Nov 17, 1951

Dean Paul Martin was an American entertainer, noted as a tennis player, a singer and actor, and a military pilot.

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1951 Birth Born on November 17, 1951.


1965 13 Years Old At age 13 he joined Desi Arnaz Jr. and Billy Hinsche in the pop group Dino, Desi, & Billy, which had a few minor hits in the US between 1965 and 1968, landing in the Top 30 twice. … Read More


1979 27 Years Old He co-starred with Ali MacGraw in the 1979 film Players, starring as a professional tennis player, for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award as Best New Star of the Year—Male.
1981 29 Years Old Martin, an avid pilot, obtained his pilot's license at age 16 and became an officer in the California Air National Guard in 1981. … Read More


1982 30 Years Old He married Olympic gold medalist ice skater Dorothy Hamill in 1982, and they divorced in 1984.
1985 33 Years Old He later starred in the TV series Misfits of Science which aired during the 1985-1986 television season. … Read More
1987 35 Years Old He died in 1987 when his Air National Guard F-4 Phantom jet fighter departed March Air Force Base and crashed in California's San Bernardino Mountains during a snowstorm, killing him and his Weapons Systems Officer, Captain Ramon Ortiz. Martin is buried in the Los Angeles National Cemetery, a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs cemetery in Los Angeles, California. Martin married actress Olivia Hussey in 1971; they had one child, Alexander, and divorced in 1978.
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