Martha Vickers
Date of Birth
May 28, 1925
Birth Place:
Ann Arbor, MI

Biography

In films from 1942, model and cover girl Martha Vickers acted under her given name of MacVicar in her earliest screen assignments. She wasn't "Vickers" until her breakthrough film The Big Sleep (1946), in which she was cast as Carmen Sternwood, Lauren Bacalls debauched, thumb-sucking younger sister. The most famous of Vickers' three husbands was Mickey Rooney, to whom she was wed from 1949 to...