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Marta Kristen born Birgit Annalisa Rusanen on February 26, 1945, in Norway is an American actress best known for her role as the character "Judy Robinson" in the cult television series Lost in Space. Kristen, a stunning blond who perfectly filled out her futuristic costume, was likely the reason many grown men watched the show, which seemed to be aimed at the adolescent crowd. She was born to a Finnish mother and a German soldier father who was killed during World War II. She was adopted in 1949 by an American couple from Detroit, Michigan and was renamed Marta. She moved to Los Angeles, California with her family in 1959 and is a graduate of Santa Monica High School. Image File history File links Martakristen2. ... Image File history File links Martakristen2. ... February 26 is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Lost in Space is a science fiction TV series produced between 1965 and 1968 by television producer Irwin Allen. ... Combatants Allied Powers Axis Powers Commanders {{{commander1}}} {{{commander2}}} Strength {{{strength1}}} {{{strength2}}} Casualties 17 million military deaths 7 million military deaths {{{notes}}} World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a military conflict that took place between 1939 and 1945. ... Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes - this motto was adopted after the disastrous 1805 fire that devastated the city) Nickname: The Motor City and Motown Location in Wayne County, Michigan Founded Incorporated July 24, 1701 1815  County Wayne County Mayor... Official language(s) English de-facto Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 11th 96,889 mi² / 250,941 km² 239 miles / 385 km 491 miles / 790 km 41. ... This article is about the largest city in California. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 3rd 410,000 km² 402. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Santa Monica High School (SMHS), informally known as Samohi or just Samo, is a secondary school located in Santa Monica, California which was founded in 1884. ...


Her first success in acting was the role of Lorelei in the 1965 movie Beach Blanket Bingo. She would later star in Lost in Space and make numerous guest appearances on television shows. When her daughter was born in 1969 she began making television commercials and would eventually star in over 40 of them. In recent years she has starred in the 1998 television movie Lost in Space Forever and had a cameo role in the 1998 movie Lost in Space. She also appeared in the A&E Biography Jonathan Harris, Never Fear Smith Is Here in 2002. 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link goes to calendar). ... [][[]]{{}}§£ǎťŤŇΔδÖËχΧφğΜ ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday For other uses, see Number 1969. ... From the earliest days of the medium, television has been used as a vehicle for advertising in some countries. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... In 1998, New Line Cinema produced a feature-length motion picture adaptation of the 1965-68 CBS televison series Lost In Space. ... The A&E Network is a cable and satellite television network based in New York City. ... Sir Thomas Malory wrote the most famous fictional biography of the Middle Ages with Le Morte dArthur about the life of King Arthur. ... Jonathan Harris in the Twilight Zone television episode Twenty-Two Jonathan Harris (November 6, 1914–November 3, 2002), born Jonathan Charasuchin, was a character actor best known for his TV work as Bradford Webster in The Third Man and Dr. Zachary Smith in Lost in Space. ... 2002 (MMII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Her personal life has has revolved around discovering her roots, caring for her daughter, and now caring for her grand-daughter. On a trip to Finland in 1969 she located her birth mother and an older sister that she had never met and in 1997 she discovered a brother residing in Australia. She met her second husband, Kevin Kane, in 1974 and the two are still married. 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ...


See also

A stage name, or a screen name for movie stars, is a pseudonym used by performers and actors. ... Lost in Space is a science fiction TV series produced between 1965 and 1968 by television producer Irwin Allen. ... Jonathan Harris in the Twilight Zone television episode Twenty-Two Jonathan Harris (November 6, 1914–November 3, 2002), born Jonathan Charasuchin, was a character actor best known for his TV work as Bradford Webster in The Third Man and Dr. Zachary Smith in Lost in Space. ...

Reference

  • Marta Kristin IMDb Page
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MARTA KRISTEN PHOTO GALLERY #3 (645 words)
She was named Marta in honor of Marta Bentzen, the Oslo social worker who assisted the Soderquists with the voluminous red tape attached to an international adoption.
Marta was accepted and cast in Taming of the Shrew and Little Women at Will-O-Way in summer stock when she was fourteen.
Marta loves to travel, especially in the Far East to trek in the Himalayas, although that has been put on hold while she is helping to raise her granddaughter, Lena.
Marta Kristen (1430 words)
Marta's '60s began when the lovely fifteen-year-old actress was on "The Loretta Young Show" and "My Three Sons," in fact from '60-'64 she was on that latter show three times, each time playing a different character -- first Peggy Meredith, then Linda Francis, and finally Lorraine Pendleton.
Not until '69 was Marta able to revisit her real mother in Finland, and when she went back she met her older sister for the first time, whom she didn't know even existed...
Marta is an avid traveler and claims in her bio to love treks to the Himalayas...
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