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Kellie Noelle Martin (born October 16, 1975) is an American television actress. October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years). ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


A native of Riverside, California, Martin loved to perform for her close-knit family. She began her acting career at age seven, when her aunt Rhonda, a nanny for actor Michael Landon's children, helped Martin land a guest spot on the Landon produced series Father Murphy. Current city logo Riverside is the county seat of Riverside County, California, United States, it is also a focus city of the Greater Los Angeles Area. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Father Murphy was an American television drama series that aired on the NBC network from November 3, 1981 to September 18, 1983. ...


Among many roles in motion pictures, made-for-TV movies and television series, she is perhaps most famous for her role as Rebecca "Becca" Thatcher on the drama Life Goes On, which ran on ABC (1989–93), and for her role as med student Lucy Knight on the NBC drama ER (1998–2000). This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ... In the fictional television series ER, Lucy Knight was a medical student portrayed by actress Kellie Martin. ... NBC, (Formerly an acronym for the National Broadcasting Company until 2004), is an American television and radio network based in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... ER is a long-running serial medical drama created by novelist Michael Crichton and set primarily in the emergency room of fictional County General Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. ...


In 1994, she starred in her own series, acting alongside Tyne Daly in the CBS period drama Christy. The series was based on a popular religious novel by the author Catherine Marshall and told the story of a young missionary teacher in an isolated community in the Appalachian Mountains. The show was well received and had an avid fan base, but its ratings suffered from being moved around the television schedule in unpredictable time slots. Ellen Tyne Daly (born February 21, 1946 in Madison, Wisconsin) is an American Tony and Emmy Award winning actress. ... CBS (an abbreviation for Columbia Broadcasting System, its former legal name) is one of the largest television networks, and formerly one of the largest radio networks, in the United States. ... Christy was a brief television series that gained small note among family viewers for its general wholesomeness. ... Biography Catherine Marshall was a Christian author and the wife of well-known Presbyterian minister Peter Marshall. ... A rainy day in the Great Smoky Mountains, Western North Carolina The Appalachian Mountains (French: les Appalaches) are a vast system of North American mountains, partly in Canada, but mostly in the United States, forming a zone, from 100 to 300 miles wide, running from Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, 1... When TV viewers or entertainment professionals in the United States mention ratings they are generally referring to Nielsen Ratings, a system developed by Nielsen Media Research to determine the audience size and composition of television programming. ...


In 1995, she starred in The Face on the Milk Carton, a TV film based on the book by Caroline Cooney about a teenager who finds out she was kidnapped from her real family 12 years prior and had been raised by the parents of her kidnapper. The Face on the Milk Carton is a childrens novel written by Caroline B. Cooney. ... Caroline B. Cooney (born 1947) is an author of horror and mystery books for teenagers. ...


In 1997, she starred in the short-lived NBC drama Crisis Center, which lasted only six episodes.


In 2002, Lifetime started a television series, Fiona, based on Warren Adler's The Fiona FitzGerald Mysteries as a starring vehicle for Martin, but it was never aired. Original logo (1984-1995) 20th Anniversary logo (2004) Lifetime Television, more commonly known as Lifetime, is an American television network which as its tagline notes, is Television for Women. ... Warren Adler (born December 16, 1927 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American businessman and novelist. ...


In 2003, Martin starred in Mystery Woman, a Hallmark Channel movie about a book store owner being involved in actual crimes. It proved a popular vehicle for Martin; since 2005 she has gone on to make nine more Mystery Woman movies for Hallmark, two of which she directed. The Hallmark Channel is a cable television network that broadcasts in over 100 countries. ...


In 2006 Martin starred in the Lifetime Movie Live Once, Die Twice. Lifetime can refer to: Life expectancy, the length of time a person is alive One of the American media ventures owned by Lifetime Entertainment Services Lifetime (TV network), a cable television network Lifetime Movie Network, a cable movie network Lifetime (band), an American melodic hardcore punk band from New Jersey...


Trivia

  • Martin suffered from anorexia while filming Life Goes On and was reportedly urged to seek help by Tracey Gold
  • Martin's sister Heather lost her life to lupus erythematosus at age 19. Martin left the show "ER" after her sister's death, as she could not bear to spend so much time in even a fake hospital after being in real ones so much during her sister's illness.
  • Martin graduated from Yale University in 2001 with a degree in art history. She was a member of Saybrook College.
  • Martin married Keith Christian in 1999 in his hometown of Polson, Montana. The couple are expecting their first child in October 2006.
  • Martin appeared as a contestant during "Kids Week" on Card Sharks in 1987.
  • Kellie and Keith have welcomed their first child, a daughter named Margaret Heather Christian on November 4, 2006. The newborn baby girl was born around noon and weighed in at 8lbs.
Preceded by:
Heather North
Daphne Blake Voice
1988-1991
Succeeded by:
Mary Kay Bergman

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External links

Roxanne from A Goofy Movie (left), and Mona from Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas (right), Disney film characters voiced by Martin.

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