Marta Martin

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Marta Martin
Born September 10, 1966
Medina, Ohio, U.S.

Marta Alicia Martin (born September 10, 1966) is an American television and film actress.

Personal life[edit]

Martin was born in Medina, Ohio. She is of partial Mexican heritage on her mother's side. She is one of four children. She relocated to California at the age of 19.


In 1987, Martin came to Los Angeles on a Greyhound bus with $500. After a series of odd jobs, she landed her first film role (performing under the name “Marta Alica”) in the film Mindwarp co-starring Bruce Campbell. Her roommate during her first years in Los Angeles was soap opera and CSI: Miami star Eva LaRue. They remain best friends to this day.

Martin spent much of the 1990s guest-starring in a variety of network sitcoms and dramas, including NYPD Blue, Dharma & Greg, Players, and Ned & Stacey. She was part of the original cast of the ABC drama Brothers & Sisters, before the cast was overhauled prior to premiering.[citation needed]

Her most recent television work was the 2007 Lifetime movie Christmas in Paradise co-starring Eureka star Colin Ferguson. She co-starred in the 2009 film release Skills Like This which won the Audience Award at the 2007 SXSW Film Festival.[citation needed]


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