Mary Martin (actress)

Mary Martin (born Norma Martin, and sometimes credited as Marty Martin, especially early on in her career) was a silent film actress who was active in Hollywood in the 1910s.[1][2] Mary was born in Fresno, California.[3] In 1914, she moved to Santa Barbara, where she quickly began appearing in a string of silent films with the American Film Company, also known as Flying A Studios.[4][5] She married actor-director Rae Berger in 1916 and seems to have retired from acting around 1917.[6]

Mary Martin
Norma Martin
OccupationSilent film actress
Spouse(s)Rae Berger

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ "Fresno Girl a Good Comedian". The Fresno Morning Republican. 14 Sep 1914. Retrieved 2021-03-27.
  2. ^ "News and Gossip of the Stage and Screen". The Sunday Telegram. 24 Sep 1916. Retrieved 2021-03-27.
  3. ^ "Fresno Girl Is Starred in Movie". The Fresno Morning Republican. 15 Sep 1914. Retrieved 2021-03-27.
  4. ^ "Film Star Back Home". The Fresno Morning Republican. 28 Mar 1915. Retrieved 2021-03-27.
  5. ^ "With Film Folks". The Chicago Tribune. 29 Jun 1914. Retrieved 2021-03-27.
  6. ^ "Cupid Directing This Interesting Life Drama". The Santa Barbara Daily News and the Independent. 23 Aug 1916. Retrieved 2021-03-27.