Date of Birth:
18 November 1929
John McMartin played in 7 movies in the Comedy, Drama, Romance, Music, Crime, Mystery, Thriller, Music genres.
John McMartin got succeed with average imdb rating 6.3.
Originated the part of Oscar in "Sweet Charity" on Broadway opposite Gwen Verdon. Later starred in the film version in the same role opposite Shirley MacLaine.
Made his off-Broadway debut with Eileen Brennan in "Little Mary Sunshine" in 1959, won a Theatre World Award, and married one of the show's producers, Cynthia Baer.
Won the role of Oscar in "Sweet Charity" on Broadway and took it to film a few years later with a chance for stardom, but preferred the stage and returned to NY.
In 1962, he was cast in Stephen Sondheim's "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" but was cut from the show. Nine years later, he starred in Sondheim's hit show "Follies."
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