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Dean Martin

Dean Martin
Photo: ABC Television / Public domain / Wikimedia Commons

Birth Date

June 7, 1917


December 25, 1995


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color

Dark Brown


5 ft 10 in | 178 cm


76 kg | 167.5 lbs

Shoe size

10 US | 43 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Dean Martin was born in Steubenville, Ohio, United States, on June 7, 1917, was an American actor and singer.

Young Dean Martin first started performing as a nightclub singer with local bands, in early 1940s.

He got his first break with Ernie McKay Orchestra.

He landed his breakthrough as a member of comedy duo "Martin & Lewis", with comedian Jerry Lewis (1946).

He made his debut with Jerry Lewis at Atlantic City's 500 Club on July 24, 1946.

He made his big screen debut in comedy drama film My Friend Irma (1949) in role as Steve Laird.

He recorded his first single "Which Way Did My Heart Go" / "All of Me", for Diamond Records in July 1946.

Dean Martin Height and Weight

How tall was Dean Martin and what was his weight? Dean Martin's height was 5' 10" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 178 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight was 167.5 іn pоunds or 76 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Best Movies

He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Comedy or Musical for his role as Michael Haney in comedy film Who Was That Lady? (1960).

He was nominated for the Golden Laurel Award for Top Action Performance for his role as Dude ('Borrachón') in Western movie Rio Bravo (1959).

The Sons of Katie Elder (1965) Western as Tom Elder

Ocean's Eleven (1960) heist as Sam Harmon

What a Way to Go! (1964) black comedy as Leonard 'Lennie' Crawley

Airport (1970) thriller drama as Capt. Vernon Demerest

Some Came Running (1958) drama romance as Bama Dillert (professional gambler)

Kiss Me Stupid! (1964) romance comedy as Dino

The Young Lions (1958) epic World War II drama as Michael Whiteacre

He played Jamie Blake in comedy action films The Cannonball Run (1981) and Cannonball Run II (1984).

The Silencers (1966) spy action as Matt Helm

Bandolero! (1968) Western as Dee Bishop

He starred in 17 films with Jerry Lewis:

My Friend Irma (1949) as Steve Laird

My Friend Irma Goes West (1950) as Steve Laird

At War with the Army (1950) as 1st Sgt. Vic Puccinelli

That's My Boy (1951) as Bill Baker

The Stooge (1951) as Bill Miller

Sailor Beware (1952) as Al Crowthers

Jumping Jacks (1952) as Corp. Chick Allen

Road to Bali (1952) as Man in Lala's dream

Scared Stiff (1953) as Larry Todd

The Caddy (1953) as Joe Anthony

Money from Home (1953) as Herman 'Honey Talk' Nelson

Living It Up (1954) as Dr. Steve Harris

3 Ring Circus (1954) as Peter 'Pete' Nelson

You're Never Too Young (1955) as Bob Miles

Artists and Models (1955) as Rick Todd

Pardners (1956) as Slim Mosely Jr. / Slim Mosely Sr.

Hollywood or Bust (1956) as Steve Wiley

Best TV Shows

He hosted NBC variety-comedy series The Dean Martin Show (1965–1974), for which he won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama and was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety Series - Musical.

He starred in television specials:

The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast (1974–1984)

Movin' with Nancy (1967)

Swing Out, Sweet Land (1970)

Dean's Place (1975)

Dean Martin's Christmas in California (1977)

The Dean Martin Christmas Special (1980)


Attended Grant Elementary School in Steubenville.

Had Italian Sicilian ancestry.

Had older brother, William Alfonso Crocetti (1916–1968).

Played the drums, as a teenager.

He released 32 original studio albums.

He was nicknamed the "King of Cool".

He was a welterweight boxer who compiled a record of 25-11, at the age of fifteen, calling himself "Kid Crochet".

He sales as a singer over 50 million albums worldwide.

He was close friends with John Wayne, Montgomery Clift and Gary Cooper.

He was was a member of the "Rat Pack", with Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford and Joey Bishop.

He was awarded 3 Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for:

Motion Pictures at 6519 Hollywood Boulevard

Recording at 1617 Vine Street

Television at 6651 Hollywood Boulevard

He was fan of comic books.

Had a fear of elevators.

Dean died on December 25, 1995, Beverly Hills, California, United States, at age of 78.


He was married to:

Catherine Hawn (1973-1976) Martin adopted Hawn's daughter, Sasha

Dorothy Jean "Jeanne" Biegger (1949-1973) they had three children: Dean Paul, Ricci and Gina

Elizabeth Anne "Betty" McDonald (1941-1949) they had four children: Craig, Claudia, Gail and Deana


He dated Phyllis Davis (1974-1978), Inger Stevens (1968), Elizabeth Montgomery (1963), Angie Dickinson (1959), Dinah Shore (1956), Lori Nelson (1955) and June Allyson (1948).