Ross Martin’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) March 22, 1920

Death Date July 3, 1981

Age of Death 61 years

Cause of Death Heart Attack

Place of Death Ramona, San Diego County, California, United States

Place of Burial Mount Sinai Memorial Park and Mortuaries, Los Angeles, California, United States

Profession TV Actor

The TV actor Ross Martin died at the age of 61. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Played the role of Artemus Gordon, the Secret Service agent, and master of disguise on the CBS Western series, The Wild Wild West.

He was born Martin Rosenblatt into a Jewish family in Grodek, Poland; his family emigrated to New York when he was still an infant.

Martin had one child with his first wife, Muriel Weiss. They separated in 1965, and two years later, he remarried a successful model and documentary director Olavee Lucile Parsons and adopted her two children.

What happened to Ross Martin?

On July 3, 1981, Martin played a game of tennis at San Vincente Tennis Ranch, San Diego County Club of Ramona, California. Afterward, he suffered a fatal heart attack and was rushed to the Pomerado Hospital in Poway, California. His life could not be saved, and he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Where is he buried?

He is interred in Mount Sinai Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles. His second wife Olavee Martin joined him in 2002.

Ross Martin grave
Ross Martin’s and Olavee Martin’s final resting place



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