Notable for her appearances in episodes of NYPD Blue, Ned & Stacey, Without a Trace, and numerous other television series, Martin is also known for her appearance in the 2009 Star Trek film.
When she was twenty-one, she moved to Los Angeles and was cast in the 1992 science fiction movie Mindwarp.
She was once a roommate of CSI: Miami and All My Children star Eva LaRue.
She and her three siblings grew up in Medina, Ohio, as the children of a Mexican-American mother.
She appeared with Charlotte Ross in a 2007 Lifetime movie titled Christmas in Paradise.