31 March 1959|
Liverpool, United Kingdom
|Died||11 March 1992
|Cause of death||Suicide|
|Occupation||Actor and designer|
|Organization||Action for ME|
|Known for||Bugsy Malone (1976)|
|Television||The Day After Tomorrow (1975)|
Martin Lev (31 March 1959 – 11 March 1992) was an English child actor.
Life and career
Born in Liverpool, Lev started acting at the age of 16, playing David Bowen in the NBC made-for-TV film The Day After Tomorrow (1975) and Dandy Dan in the Alan Parker musical film Bugsy Malone (1976). He then left acting and worked as a designer.
Lev was a founder and former director of Action for ME, a self-help group for sufferers, as he was, of myalgic encephalomyelitis. He committed suicide on 11 March 1992 in Ealing, London at the age of 32.
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