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Martha S. Shelley (Haworth)

Current Location:: Escondido, San Diego County, California, United States
Birthdate: (93)
Birthplace: Bardwell, Carlisle, Kentucky, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Lucian Paul Haworth and Grace Haworth
Widow of David Shelley, Il
Ex-wife of Joe E. Lewis and George Samuel O'Hanlon
Mother of David Shelley
Sister of Jerenett Haworth and William Haworth

Occupation: Jazz singer, film actress
Managed by: Private User
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About Martha Stewart

From iMdb

Born in rural Kentucky as Martha Haworth, she and her family relocated to Brooklyn, where her father worked as a businessman. Following her high school graduation she was recommended to partake in a singing contest held by a local radio station from friends and was so successful that she worked professionally as a singer during the Second World War during which she was discovered. After breaking into films in 1946 she was often cast as best friends, starlets, good girls, and secretaries in a three decade film and TV career.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Treetops


  1. Martha Stewart still alive? Alt Film Guide. last modified: Nov 24, 2014
  2. http://davidshelleyandbluestone.com/bio/david.html "David Shelley is the son of Jazz singer / actress Martha Stewart and grandson of the late George Gard "Buddy" Desylva who was a top songwriter ("Birth of the Blues", "Sunny Boy" and the "Best things in Life are free"), film producer and record executive."
  3. Lillian Lorraine: The Life and Times of a Ziegfeld Diva (Google eBook) Nils Hanson.  McFarland, Sep 1, 2011 - Performing Arts - 220 pages.  Page 183.
  4. Wikipedia
  5. Variety obituary 2012
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Martha Stewart's Timeline

1922
October 7, 1922
Bardwell, Carlisle, Kentucky, United States
1957
November 23, 1957
Age 35
Santa Monica, California, United States