Martha Raye

Martha Raye
1916 - 1994

Martha Raye  American Actress


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Rest in peace.


Martha Raye was previously married to Mark Harris (1991 - 1994), Robert O'Shea (1956 - 1960), Nick Condos (1944 - 1953), Neal Lang (1941 - 1944), Bud Westmore (1937) and David Rose (1938 - 1941).

Martha Raye was in a relationship with Ed Begley (1954 - 1956).


American Actress Martha Raye was born Margaret Teresa Yvonne Reed on 27th August, 1916 in Butte, Montana, USA and passed away on 19th Oct 1994 Los Angeles, California, USA aged 78. She is most remembered for Puffnstuf, The Bugaloos, Carrie on Alice. Her zodiac sign is Virgo.

Martha Raye was in 4 on-screen matchups, including Bob Hope in Give Me a Sailor (1938), Eddie Bracken in Murder, She Wrote (1984), Ray Bolger in The Love Boat (1977) and Tim Conway in The Carol Burnett Show (1967).

Martha Raye is a member of the following lists: Academy Honorary Award recipients, American film actors and American female singers.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating1 2 years, 6 months - -
Married6 10 years, 5 months 4 years, 4 months 7 months, 29 days
Total7 10 years, 5 months 4 years, 1 month 7 months, 29 days


First Name Martha
Last Name Raye
Full Name at Birth Margaret Teresa Yvonne Reed
Alternative Name The Big Mouth, Margaret Teresa Yvonne Reed, Martha Raye
Age 78 (age at death) years
Birthday 27th August, 1916
Birthplace Butte, Montana, USA
Died 19th October, 1994
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Pneumonia
Buried Main Post Cemetery in Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Height 5' 3" (160 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Methodist
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School rofessional Children's School in New York
Occupation Text Actress, Writer
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Puffnstuf, The Bugaloos, Carrie on Alice
Year(s) Active 1934–1989
Brand Endorsement (1980's) TV: 'Spokes-Mouth' for Polident's series of commercials for its denture cleaner
Official Websites,,
Father Pete Reed
Mother Mabelle Hooper
Brother Bud Reed
Friend Jimmy Durante, Milton Berle

Martha Raye (born Margy Reed; August 27, 1916 – October 19, 1994) and nicknamed The Big Mouth, was an American comic actress and singer who performed in movies, and later on television. She also acted in plays, including Broadway. She was honored in 1969 at the Academy Awards as the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award recipient for her volunteer efforts and services to the troops.

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Martha Raye78 VirgoActress
Mark Harris72 AquariusPersonality
Robert O'Shea-Relative
Ed Begley69 AriesActor
Nick Condos73 Aquarius
Neal Lang-
Bud Westmore55 CapricornSpecial Effects
David Rose80 GeminiComposer


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Melodye RayeFemale26th July, 194477 years oldNick Condos


Alice in Wonderland1985The DuchessTV Show
Murder, She Wrote1984Sadie WinthropeTV Show
Pippin: His Life and Times1981BertheTV Movie
The Gossip Columnist1980Georgia O'HanlonTV Movie
The Concorde... Airport '791979LorettaMovie
Skinflint: A Country Christmas Carol1979Ghost of Christmas PastTV Movie
The Love Boat1977Irene Austin, ZeldaTV Show
Alice1976Carrie SharplesTV Show
McMillan & Wife1971AgathaTV Show
Pufnstuf1970Boss WitchMovie
The Phynx1970FoxyMovie
The Bugaloos1970Benita BizarreTV Show
Love, American Style1969Francis Goldman (segment "Love and the Hidden Meaning")TV Show
Clown Alley1966Washerwoman ClownTV Movie
Burke's Law1963Beulah BrothersTV Show
Billy Rose's Jumbo1962LuluMovie
The Red Skelton Hour1951Clara Appleby, Indian Maiden, SalesladyTV Show
Musical Comedy Time1950Reno SweeneyTV Show
Monsieur Verdoux1947Annabella BonheurMovie
Four Jills in a Jeep1944Martha RayeMovie
Pin Up Girl1944Molly McKayMovie
Hellzapoppin'1941Betty JohnsonMovie
Keep 'Em Flying1941Barbara Phelps, Gloria PhelpsMovie
Navy Blues1941Lilibelle BoltonMovie
The Boys from Syracuse1940LuceMovie
The Farmer's Daughter1940Patience BinghamMovie
Never Say Die1939Mickey HawkinsMovie
$1000 a Touchdown1939Martha MadisonMovie
College Swing1938Mabel GradyMovie
Give Me a Sailor1938Letty LarkinMovie
The Big Broadcast of 19381938Martha BellowsMovie
Tropic Holiday1938Midge MillerMovie
Artists & Models1937SpecialtyMovie
Double or Nothing1937Liza Lou LaneMovie
Waikiki Wedding1937Myrtle FinchMovie
Mountain Music1937Mary BeamishMovie
Rhythm on the Range1936Emma MazdaMovie
The Big Broadcast of 19371936PatsyMovie
College Holiday1936Daisy SchloggenheimerMovie
Hideaway Girl1936Helen FlintMovie
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Posted commentsView all comments (7)

wjerryzwjerryzJul 2, 2019

I give her call the credit in the world for how she treated the troops in Nam.

JinglesbelleSep 14, 2013

That is not the right Mark Harris in the picture above.

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