Dec. 21st, 1941
Manhattan, New York, USA
Jared Martin's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles1987 - Aenigma
1973 - Westworld
Guest TV Roles
Dr. David Halston
Senator Nelson Dunning
Born in Manhattan, New York to Charles E. Martin, prolific cover artist and cartoonist for the New Yorker magazine,
At 14 he attended Putney school where he continued his interest in theater and discovered sports. At Columbia University ,spent a summer apprenticing with Joseph Papp's Shakespeare in the Park. After graduating college Jared tried the newspaper business, taking a job at the New York Times as copy boy ,and eventually joined Public Theater in Manhattan, where he played Laertes in the modern rock-disco Hamlet with Martin Sheen and then Cleavon Little in the title role. He continued acting off-Broadway and made an unreleased film that caught the eye of a casting director at Columbia Pictures, who encouraged him to seek a career in Hollywood.
during the mid 1970s; played notably the cult classic 'Westworld', the martial arts thriller 'Men of the Dragon', and the short lived science-fiction series, The Fantastic Journey co-starring Roddy McDowell
- Co-founded non-profit group Big Picture Alliance in 1994 to introduce inner city Philadelphia kids to filmmaking.
- Graduated from Columbia University in 1965. His roommate was 'Brian De Palma' (qv).
- Directed feature documentary "In Deeper"
- Directed dance film series "Intervals"
- Produced and wrote "Smarty Jones - Pennsylvania Champion"
- Creative Director Big Picture Alliance
- Executive Director Yu Wei Dance Collection
- Directed feature, "Music City".
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