Nan Martin was an American actress who was active in the industry from 1952 to 2005 and has total of 138 acting credits in her name. She is well known for her appearance in A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors as the mother of Freddy Krueger.

How old is Nan Martin? Is she still alive?

Nan Martin was born July 15, 1927, in Decatur, Illinois, and raised in Santa Monica, California. She was of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

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She is not alive as she died at the age of 82 on March 4, 2010, in Malibu, California, U.S. The reason for her death was due to lung disease.

Regarding education, she completed her schooling from Santa Monica High School.

Married Twice; Mother Of Two

The late actress, Nan Martin married twice in her lifetime. Her first marriage with a Broadway conductor, and composer Robert Emmett Dolan on March 17, 1948. However after 19 years of marriage they decided to separate.

After three years of first divorce, she remarried with Harry Gesner on February 14, 1970. However their marriage took a sad ending in 2010 after the death of Nan Martin due to lung disease.


She has shared two sons: Casey Martin Dolan (b. January 7, 1954) with her ex-husband Robert Emmett Dolan and Zen Gesner (b. June 23, 1970) with second Harry Gesner.

She also has three grandchild from her younger son Zen and his wife Cynthia: Finn Harry Gesner, Rory Farrelly Gesner, Tuck John Gesner.

Nan Martin’s grandchild
Source: Instagram @zengesner

Her Net Worth and Career

Nan Martin earned huge amount from her career as a actor in her life time but she never mentioned about her earning and net worth.

While talking om her acting career, she made her onscreen debut from her appearance in the TV series, Schlitz Playhouse. Following years she was cast in the TV series named Hollywood Opening Night.

After this she has worked in several movies and series and has total 138 acting credit in her name. Some of her notable work includes The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, Sunday Showcase, The New Breed, The Untouchables, The Defenders, The Art of Love, The Invaders, Calling Dr. Gannon, The F.B.I., The Streets of San Francisco, Jackson County Jail, The Runaway, The Golden Honeymoon, Prime Suspect, The Thorn Birds, A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, Star Trek: The Next Generation, CBS Summer Playhouse, Santa Barbara, The Drew Carey Show, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

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