Martha Gehman

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Martha Gehman is an American actress, perhaps best known for her role as Ophelia in the 1985 cult classic The Legend of Billie Jean.[1][2]

She also had supporting roles in The Flamingo Kid,[3] F/X, Threesome and A Kiss Before Dying.

Gehman has a twin sister, Abbie, and is the daughter of actress Estelle Parsons and Richard Gehman.[4]


  1. ^ Pantoga, Elfrieda. Billie Jean Pulls Punches, Milwaukee Sentinel, July 26, 1985
  2. ^ Christian Slater has suddenly grown up, Bartow Press, February 12, 1996 (does not mention Gehman, but notes "cult" status of this film)
  3. ^ Blank, Ed. Traditional values put to the test in an effective 'Flamingo Kid', Pittsburgh Press, December 28, 1984
  4. ^ Parsons, Gehman stage real mother-daughter act, Chicago Sun-Times, November 23, 1989 ("Estelle Parsons... Now, the actress' own daughter, Martha Gehman, will appear with her on a New York stage. Gehman is an attractive blonde (her twin sister, Abbie, is an editor of the fashion magazine Mirabella).")

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