- Martha Vickers
Martha Vickers Born Martha MacVicar
May 28, 1925
Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.
Died November 2, 1971(aged 46)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress Years active 1943–1960 Spouse A. C. Lyles (1948–1949)
Mickey Rooney (1949–1951)
Manuel Rojas (1954–1965)
Martha Vickers (May 28, 1925 – November 2, 1971) was an American television and film actress.
Early life and career
She played minor roles in several films during the early 1940s, and by the end of the decade she had progressed to featured supporting roles, including the role of Carmen Sternwood, the nymphomaniac younger sister of Lauren Bacall's character in The Big Sleep (1946). During the 1950s, Vickers' film career stalled, however she continued to act in television until her final performance in 1960.
Personal life and death
Vickers was married three times; to A. C. Lyles (March 15, 1948 – May 1949), Mickey Rooney (June 3, 1949 – September 25, 1951) and actor Manuel Rojas (October 1, 1954 – 1965). Each marriage ended in divorce. Vickers had one son with Mickey Rooney, and two daughters with Rojas.
Film Year Film Role Notes 1943 Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man Margareta Uncredited Captive Wild Woman Dorothy Colman Credited as Martha MacVicar Top Man High school girl Uncredited
Alternative title: Man of the Family
Hi'ya, Sailor Hostess Uncredited 1944 This Is the Life Girl Uncredited Marine Raiders Sally Parker Credited as Martha MacVicar The Mummy's Ghost Miss McLean, a student Uncredited The Falcon in Mexico Barbara Wade Credited as Martha MacVicar 1946 The Big Sleep Carmen Sternwood The Time, the Place and the Girl Victoria Cassel 1947 The Man I Love Virginia "Ginny" Brown That Way with Women Marcia Alden Love and Learn Barbara Wyngate 1948 Ruthless Susan Duane 1949 Daughter of the West Lolita Moreno Bad Boy Lila Strawn Alternative title: The Story of Danny Lester Alimony Kitty Travers aka Kate Klinger 1955 The Big Bluff Valerie Bancroft Alternative title: Worthy Detectives 1957 The Burglar Della 1960 Four Fast Guns Mary Hoag Television Year Title Role Notes 1952 The Unexpected 1 episode 1953-1951 General Electric Theater Louise
2 episodes 1954 Ford Theatre Nancy 2 episodes The Whistler Louise 1 episode 1955 Fireside Theater Ellen Weston
2 episodes 1956 The Millionaire Ruth Murdock 1 episode 1957 Playhouse 90 1 episode 1959 Perry Mason Sheila Hayes 1 episode 1960 The Rebel Bess Weed
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