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Martin Balsam

Born Nov 4, 1919

Martin Henry Balsam was an American actor. He is known for his Oscar-winning role as "Arnold Burns" in A Thousand Clowns and his role as "Detective Milton Arbogast" in Psycho.

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1919 Birth Born on November 4, 1919.


1941 21 Years Old Martin Balsam made his professional debut in August 1941 in a production of The Play's the Thing in Locust Valley.
1947 27 Years Old In 1947, he was selected by Elia Kazan and Lee Strasberg to be a player in the Actors Studio television program. … Read More


1952 32 Years Old In 1952, Balsam married his first wife, actress Pearl Somner. … Read More


1963 43 Years Old He married his third wife, Irene Miller, in 1963. They divorced in 1987 and had two children, Adam and Zoe. … Read More
1965 45 Years Old In 1965, he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Arnold Burns in A Thousand Clowns.
1967 47 Years Old In 1967, he won a Tony Award for his appearance in the 1967 Broadway production of You Know I Can't Hear You When the Water's Running. Balsam played Washington Post editor Howard Simons in the 1976 blockbuster All the President's Men. … Read More


1973 53 Years Old In 1973, he played Dr. Rudy Wells when the Martin Caidin novel Cyborg was adapted as the TV-movie, The Six Million Dollar Man, though he did not reprise the role for the subsequent weekly series.
1976 56 Years Old He appeared as a spokesman/hostage in the 1976 TV movie Raid on Entebbe and as a detective in the 1977 TV movie Contract on Cherry Street. … Read More


1996 76 Years Old Died on February 13, 1996.
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