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Ross Martin

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Birthday
22, 1920
Birthplace
Horodok, Ukraine
Death Date
Dec 3, 1981 (61)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
22, 1920
Birthplace
Horodok, Ukraine
Death Date
Dec 3, 1981 (61)

About

Played the role of Artemus Gordon, the Secret Service agent and master of disguise on the CBS Western series, The Wild Wild West.

Before Fame

He chose to pursue acting, starting out on radio and stage comedy before getting a role on Broadway.

Trivia

Despite suffering a broken leg and a heart attack that nearly killed him, he could not stay away from the TV cameras for long.

Family Life

He was born Martin Rosenblatt into a Jewish family in Grodek, Poland; his family emigrated to New York when he was still an infant.

Associated With

While he was recovering from injuries, CBS filled his role with a cast of characters that included Alan Hale, Jr. - the Skipper from Gilligan's Island.