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Lock Martin (Joseph Lockard Martin Jr.)

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Biography

Pennsylvania, USA
One of the tallest actors ever, he held various odd jobs before his debut on the silver screen. He worked for Spike Jones and his City Slickers, Ardens Dairy (in California,) as a Cowboy for Public Relations and at Knotts Berry Farm, (in California) also as a Cowboy. It was while he was working as a doorman at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood that his height was noticed and because of it he was chosen for the role of Gort. He also hosted a children's TV show in the Los Angeles area in the 50s called 'The Gentle Giant'. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Circus Club Doorman

Lady on a Train 1945

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Character: Second House Guest

Make Room for Daddy 1953

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Character: Sideshow Giant

Peter Gunn 1958

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Character: Mutant Carrying David to 'Intelligence'

Invaders from Mars 1953

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