(biography, photos, videos) Larue Adolfo Martinez III
Hey Martinez : a biography
The famous American actor and musician Hey Martinez, known in Russia for his role as Cruz Castillo in the legendary series»Santa Barbara», born in the Californian town of Glendale in September 1948. Full name A. Martinez Adolfo Martinez III Larrue. The house of a boy called «Hey», «Little Adolfo» or «Little yo», not to be confused with his father and grandfather, who had the same names. Soon, «Hey» was the original name, and the actor didn’t have to come up with a stage name.
Martinez is in his veins flows the blood of the multinational. Hey Martinez was born in California, the patronymic of his Mexican roots, and mother – Indian, German, Irish, and even Slavic.
In the school Gay, fond of music and sports. He played in a rock band and a few seasons played basketball. He dreamed of becoming an actor is much more interested in baseball, basketball and singing. Parents who are far from art, helped find the son of a good teacher of vocals. It was the beginning of the creative biography of Eya Martinez. At age 12 he became famous as a singer, winning the contest of young talents on the Hollywood scene. The boy taught himself to play the guitar and piano.
Later, Martinez arrived at Los Angeles University, where he studied acting.
Hey Martinez: «Santa Barbara»
The debut of Martinez in the movie took place in a small role in the TV series «bonanza». Then there were the movies «the Cowboys», «Highway sessions» and «What’s cooking». In 1978, Gay appeared in the role of an Indian named «Hawk» in a small series, narrated about the first settlers of America, and in 1979 he starred in the mini-series «the Century».
But the main role of the entire cinematic biography … Martinez was the role
For ten years (1992-2002) fans of the series dutifully sat down at the screens, hearing the call sign «Santa Barbara». The artist himself considers the image of Cruz Castillo the best in his career: in this role, he starred in «Santa Barbara» from 1984 to 1992. Unlike the others, his character was never replaced. For the role of Cruz Castillo martínez was awarded the «Emmy». In 1990 he was named the best dramatic actor.
Of course, the role of Cruz Castillo is not the only work of the artist. A cinematic biography … Martinez has nearly a hundred roles. He starred in many famous TV series and detective films, the most popular of which «the Laws of Los Angeles» and «Central hospital». But the actor candidly admits that still misses Cruz Castillo.
After «Santa Barbara» Hey Martinez appeared in the popular serial movie «General hospital» where he played a gangster Roy De Lucca. The tape was filmed from 1999 to 2002. During this period, Martinez won three ALMA awards in a row.
Hey Martinez today demanded less. In September 2008 he played the role of Roy Montes in the TV series «One life to live» on ABC. In 2009, Gay played the Sheriff «SI-FI».
Hey Martinez: personal life
In 1978 Hey Martinez on the set of the television series about the American settlers-the pioneers met his future wife, actress winningham the Mare. The young people were married in 1981 but quickly realized that their marriage was a mistake. Life together is over in a few months.
All further personal life … Martinez is closely tied with Leslie Bryans, second wife. With her actor lives today. Have … and Leslie have three children: son, Dakota was born in 1987, daughters, Devon Makena and Ren Farren was born in 1990 and 1993.
Marriage … A Martinez and Leslie Bryans was ekzamenov strength from 1984 to 1992, until he starred in «Santa Barbara». The actor admits that he was very difficult to suppress romantic feeling to the actress Marcy Walker, the performer of the role Eden Capwell. Movie-love threatened to escalate into a real and EY had all the forces to resist passion.
Marriage … and Leslie managed to keep. Now between Martinez and actress Marcy Walker friendly relations. They occasionally talk on the phone. Marci lives in new York, Gay family Villa, which the actor has built on the royalties from «Santa Barbara».
Hey Martinez – extremely sociable and very hospitable people. His house always full of friends. And he is often with his family in Hawaii.
Martinez has never forgotten about his love for music. In 2003 his CD «the Scent and thorns». Music critics say that his songs – «a mixture of soul, gospel, Blues and classical guitar.»
In 1995, Hey Martinez traveled to Russia, visited Moscow and Saint Petersburg.
Hey Martinez: filmography
- Mission impossible
- The Streets Of San Francisco
- California highway patrol
- Santa Barbara
- On Christmas eve
- General hospital
- CSI: crime scene investigation
- Detective Raines
- Curse Of Chucky
Hey Martinez: photos