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Tony Martin (Alvin Morris)

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Biography

San Francisco, California, USA
Born Alvin Morris, the son of immigrants from Poland, Tony Martin received a soprano saxophone on his tenth birthday. In his grammar school glee club, he became an instrumentalist and soprano pop singer. When in high school, he then formed his first band called "The Red Peppers", eventually joining a local orchestra leader, Tom Gerun, as a reed instrument specialist, sitting along with a future band leader, Woody Herman.

In the mid-1930s, Martin left Gerun to go to Hollywood, where he would go under his stage name, "Tony Martin". in 1937, Martin married Alice Faye. Read more...

Actor

Character: Tommy Barker

Pigskin Parade 1936

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Character: Radio Baritone Soloist

Poor Little Rich Girl 1936

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Character: Tony Renaldo

Sing, Baby, Sing 1936

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Character: Yusuf / Tony Martin

Ali Baba Goes to Town 1937

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Character: Robert Gregory

Music in My Heart 1940

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Character: Frank Merton

Ziegfeld Girl 1941

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Character: Gaylord Ravenal / Himself

Till the Clouds Roll By 1946

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Character: Allen Trent

Here Come the Girls 1953

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Character: Robert Mission in 'The New Moon'

Deep in My Heart 1954

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Character: Chief Boatswain's Mate Wm. F. Clark

Hit the Deck 1955

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Character: Himself - Performer

The 27th Annual Academy Awards 1955

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Character: Linus Quincannon

Quincannon, Frontier Scout 1956

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Character: Himself - Performer

The 31st Annual Academy Awards 1959

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Character: Himself - Co-Presenter: Music Awards

The 34th Annual Academy Awards 1962

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Character: Himself

Donny and Marie 1976

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Character: Himself - Singer

Texaco Star Theatre 1948

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Character: Pepe Le Moko

Casbah 1948

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Character: Himself

Over Easy 1977

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Character: Himself

The Dean Martin Show 1965

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Character: Himself

The Garry Moore Show 1958

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Character: Himself

Startime 1959

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Character: Himself

ABC Late Night 1973

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