Martha was born in Ridgewood, NJ on December 23, she currently lives in New York State with her husband Michael McMahon; he is a NYC Police Officer. They have a child together; Michael is now 2 was born on May 29th 1998.
Martha rejoined the cast in 1993; she previously played the role from May 1985 to October 1989.
She won a daytime emmy in 1987 for Outstanding Ingenue in a drama series and she has been nominated five times for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series.
Martha began acting on Broadway in the musical hit Annie, in which she played the role of July and was the understudy to the lead.
Martha also guest starred in the CBS tv movie of the week When the Cradle Falls; She appeared in numerous primetime series including…..
Murder she wrote, Kate and Allie, Jake and the Fatman, In the Heat of the Night, Doggie Howser, The Young Riders, Parker Lewis, Over my Dead Body, Pros and Cons with James Earl Jones, and Hearts are Wild as Lainie Kazen’s daughter.
This will be Martha’s sixth year as the host of the Annual Daytime Television Salutes St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Benefit where the daytime stars of ABC, CBS and NBC meet the fans and treat them to live musical performances. And the fans have a chance to bid on auction items for which the proceeds go to the hospital.
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