Dick Martin

Television Personality
Born Jan 30, 1922

Thomas Richard "Dick" Martin was an American comedian and director, best known for his role as the cohost of the sketch comedy program Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In from 1968 to 1973.

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1922 Birth Born on January 30, 1922.


1952 30 Years Old Martin graduated from Michigan State University. Early in his career, Martin was a staff writer for Duffy's Tavern, a radio situation comedy. In 1952, Martin and Dan Rowan formed the comedy team Rowan and Martin, and played in nightclubs across the United States and overseas. … Read More


1962 40 Years Old In 1962 Martin worked solo, playing next-door neighbor to Lucille Ball during the first season of her comeback sitcom The Lucy Show.
1966 44 Years Old The duo returned to the nightclub circuit until 1966, when they were tapped to host the summer replacement series for the Dean Martin Show. … Read More
1971 49 Years Old Martin married Playboy Playmate and Beyond the Valley of the Dolls star Dolly Reed on August 22, 1971.


1975 53 Years Old They divorced in 1975, but remarried in 1978 and remained married until his death. … Read More


2008 86 Years Old Martin died on May 24, 2008, of breathing complications in Santa Monica, California. … Read More
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