Millicent Martin

Born Jun 8, 1934

Millicent Mary Lillian Martin is an English actress, singer and comedienne. She is best known as the resident singer of topical songs on the weekly BBC Television satire show That Was The Week That Was (1962–63).

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1934 Birth Born on June 8, 1934.


1954 20 Years Old Martin was born in Romford, Essex. She made her Broadway debut opposite Julie Andrews in The Boy Friend in 1954. … Read More
1958 24 Years Old Martin was married to the pop singer Ronnie Carroll from 1958 until 1965, and subsequently to actor Norman Eshley, but both marriages ended in divorce. … Read More
1959 25 Years Old In London she starred in The Crooked Mile in 1959. … Read More
1963 29 Years Old One of the songs she sang on the show, the John F. Kennedy tribute "In the Summer of His Years", was released as a single and 'bubbled under' the Billboard Hot 100 chart at No 104 in 1963 (but was outcharted by a cover version by Connie Francis, which reached No 46). … Read More


1964 30 Years Old Martin had her own BBC television series between 1964 and 1966, titled Mainly Millicent for the first two series, and shortened to Millicent for the third and final series. … Read More
1966 32 Years Old She also appeared in the 1966 film Alfie starring Michael Caine.
1969 35 Years Old In 1969, Sir Lew Grade wanted to make a comedy film series that would appeal to audiences on both sides of the Atlantic starring Martin. … Read More


1975 41 Years Old In London's West End, she starred opposite Jim Dale in The Card in 1975.
1977 43 Years Old In 1977 on Jubilee Day, she appeared in a gala edition of BBC TV's The Good Old Days to celebrate the Queen's Silver Jubilee in a double act with Julia Mackenzie.


1988 54 Years Old In 1988 Martin joined the London production of the Sondheim musical Follies starring with Eartha Kitt.
1992 58 Years Old Martin appeared as Gladys Moon in 13 episodes of Moon and Son, a 1992 BBC detective series created by Robert Banks Stewart, and co-starring John Michie.


2005 71 Years Old In 2005 she had a small part in the film, Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont which starred Joan Plowright. … Read More
2008 74 Years Old In 2008, she appeared at the Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park with Topol, Linda Thorson and Lisa O'Hare in the Lerner & Lowe musical, Gigi.
2011 77 Years Old In 2011 she guest-starred opposite her former Frasier daughter, Jane Leeves, in the TV Land series Hot in Cleveland. … Read More
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