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Martha Hyer
Birth: Aug. 10, 1924
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA
Death: May 31, 2014
Santa Fe
Santa Fe County
New Mexico, USA

Actress. Texan born Martha Hyer had her first film role in "The Locket" in 1946 and made her last movie, "The Day Of The Wolves" in 1971. It was Hyer's performance as schoolteacher Gwen French in "Some Came Running" (1958) that earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. She also had notable film roles in "Sabrina" (1954), "Ice Palace" (1960), "The Carpetbaggers" (1964) and "The Sons Of Katie Elder" (1965). In 1966, Hyer married famed producer Hal Wallis. It was the second marriage for both and lasted until his death in 1986. Not long afterwards, she moved to Santa Fe, an area she'd fallen in love with years earlier when she had accompanied her husband there for location shooting of "Red Sky At Morning" in 1971. (bio by: Kelt Smith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Julien Capers Hyer (1894 - 1974)
  Agnes Barnhart Hyer (1892 - 1969)
 
 Spouse:
  Hal B. Wallis (1898 - 1986)
 
 Sibling:
  Agnes Ann Hyer McNabb (1920 - 2014)*
  Martha Hyer (1924 - 2014)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
Glendale
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Great Mausoleum, Sanctuary of Truth
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Kelt Smith
Record added: Jun 09, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 131148746
Martha Hyer
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Martha Hyer
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A pretty lady and a very good actress.She was good in Some Came Running with Frank Sinatra. Rest in Peace
- Sue Gartman
 Added: Dec. 17, 2014

- Frank R. Adamski
 Added: Dec. 17, 2014
RIP sweet Martha
- karl anglin
 Added: Dec. 16, 2014
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