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Birth Name: Tony Martin
Born: 12/25/1913
Birth Place: San Francisco, California, USA
Death Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 07/27/2012

He was born Alvin Morris on Dec. 25, 1912 in San Francisco, CA to Jewish immigrant parents. As a young man, Martin learned to play the saxophone, which was given to him by his grandmother. The future star formed his first band in high school called The Red Peppers before joining Tom Gerun's Orchestra as a reed instrument player. He traveled with the band - which also included future bandleader Woody Herman - to places such as Chicago, IL, where they performed at the 1933 World's Fair. After college, he left Gerun's orchestra, moved to Hollywood, and adopted the stage name Tony Martin. One of his first film appearances was a minor role as a sailor in the 1936 musical comedy "Follow the Fleet... Continue Bio >>


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