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Pamela Sue Martin


Pamela Sue Martin is a well-fame American actress. Pamela Sue Martin is widely known for playing the role of detective Nancy Drew in ABC’s “The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries.”

Early Life

Pamela Sue Martin opened her eyes to this world on 5th January 1953, in Westport, Connecticut, the United States. According to the astrological chart, she has a birth sign of Capricorn and is currently 71 years old. She belongs to Caucasian ethnicity while she is an American citizen.

She was born to Thomas Martin (father) and  Margaret Martin (mother). Meanwhile, she seems to be the only child of her parents and she has not mentioned her siblings in any kind of interviews. Martin has not disclosed anything regarding her childhood life in front of the media or the public.

Pamela Sue Martin – Education

Talking about her academic qualification, she went to Staples High School and completed her graduation in 1971. However, she has not disclosed her further studies. She may have dropped out of college to pursue a career in acting.

Professional Career

When Pamela Sue Martin was just 17 years old, she started her modelling career. As a model, she appeared on several magazine covers including ‘Us Magazine,’ ‘TV Guide,’ ‘Ingenue,’ ‘New Woman Magazine,’ and ‘Dawn Magazine.’

She made her acting debut in the 1972 film named “The Poseidon Adventure.” She made her big screen debut when she was 19 years old. That same year, she was also cast in another movie “To Find a Man,” a comedy-drama film also starring Lloyd Bridges and Darren O’Connor.

Next year, she played the role of Gail Dorn in the television film “The Girls of Huntington House” which was directed by Alf Kjellin. In the year 1974, she appeared in a couple of films such as “Our Time” and “Buster and Billie.” Meanwhile, she also played Sally Underwood in the TV movie “The Gun and the Pulpit” that same year.

Pamela Sue Martin

Caption: The poster of the ABC series, The Hardy Boys Nancy Drew Mysteries (Source:

Martin played Nancy Drew in ABC’s “The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries” from 1977 to 1978. She appeared in Lewis Teague’s romantic drama “The Lady in Red” shortly after the series ended. Additionally, she appeared in an episode each of “Fantasy Island” and “The Love Boat.”

Other Television and Movie Works

She later joined the cast of “Dynasty” playing the role of Carrington Colby from 1981 to 1984. In 1985, she played the role of Lillian Weller in the film “Torchlight.” That same year, she hosted an episode of the late-night live television show “Saturday Night Live.”

From the late 1980s to the early 1990s, she appeared in television series and television movies such as “Strong Medicine” (1986), “J.J. Starbuck” (1987), and “The Saint: The Software Murders” (1990).

In 1990, Martin also appeared in ‘A Cry in the Wild,’ a coming-of-age survival drama film. She co-starred with Jared Rushton, Stephen Meadows, and Ned Beatty. In the years since she has appeared in episodes of “That ’70s Show” and “The L Word.”

She was then cast in the films “Soupernatural” (2010) and “McTaggart’s Fortune” (2014). In the 2017 television film “My Christmas Prince,” the actress portrayed a leading character’s mother. She was last seen playing the role of Harriet Grosset in the 2019 TV series “Nancy Drew.”


Working in the entertainment industry for over four decades, she has won name, fame, and money respectively. In 1994, she won the Bambi Awards for “Dynasty.”

Net Worth 2024

Martin’s net worth is estimated to be $4 million as of 2023. Aside from that, she earns $53,888 per year. Furthermore, she appears to be able to live a lavish and luxurious lifestyle.

Relationship Status

Talking about her personal life, Pamela Sue Martin is single at the moment. Meanwhile, she has not shared anything related to her present relationship status. In the past, she was married thrice. Firstly, she was married to Jorge Brusch. They married on the 14th of February 1979 and divorced in the year 1980.

Pamela Sue Martin

Caption: Pamela Sue Martin with her ex-husband and their son (Source: Listal)

Later, she married Manuel Rojas on the 22nd of August 1982. Rojos is an American Chilean Writer. Their relationship also did not last long and divorced in October 1987. After this, she married to married Burce Allen in May 1990. With the marital relationship, they have a son named Nicolas Allen. Meanwhile, they divorced in the year 1998.

Pamela Sue Martin – Body Measurements

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Caption: Pamela Sue Martin posing for a photo (Source: Pinterest)

Martin stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs around 54 kg. Additionally, she has a pair of blue eyes and dark brown hair colour.

Social Media

Martin does not appear to be active on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.