Martha Vickers was born on May 28, 1925 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
On November 2, 1971, Martha Vickers passed away in Hollywood,
California, from cancer of the oesophagus, at the age of 46.
Sometimes Martha Vickers is credited as Martha MacVicar.
Martha Vickers performed under her real name Martha MacVicar
Martha Vickers got her start in the entertainment field as a model, before being signed by David O Selznick. However, at the age of 21, she made her big splash, gaining notice and acclaim from her performance in Warner Brothers' THE BIG SLEEP, where she played the wild sister of Lauren BeCall, Carmen, who gets into a lot of trouble.
In the 1950s', Martha Vickers found work as an actress in TV series, including: THE UNEXPECTED, G.E. TRUE THEATER, THE WHISTLER, THE MILLIONAIRE and PERRY MASON.
Vickers is the mother of Teddy Rooney, a son born when she was married to Micky Rooney.
Martha also has two children, from her third marriage to Manuel Rojas.
Martha Vickers also found work for her craft in TV series, including: THE UNEXPECTED, G.E. TRUE THEATER, THE WHISTLER, THE MILLIONAIRE and PERRY MASON.
Martha Vickers' other notable credits include...