Lock Martin’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Oct 12, 1916

Death Date

Jan 19, 1959

Age of Death

42 years

Cause of Death

Marfan Syndrome

Place of Death

Los Angeles County,  California,  United States

Place of burial

Forest Lawn,   Los Angeles,  California,  United States


Movie Actor

The movie actor Lock Martin died at the age of 42. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Remembered best for his role as Gort the robot in the 1951 science fiction movie The Day the Earth Stood Still, Martin is also notable for playing the Giant in several scenes that were later deleted from the 1957 movie The Incredible Shrinking Man.

Born Joseph Lockard Martin, Jr., he grew up in Pennsylvania and later lived and worked in Los Angeles, California. For the final decade of his brief life, he was married to Ethel Babcock.