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Actor Lock Martin

Lock Martin

  • Birth name:

    Joseph Lockard Martin Jr.

  • Date of Birth:

    Pennsylvania, USA

  • Height:

    7' 7" (2.31 m)


One of the tallest actors ever, he held various odd jobs before his debut on the silver screen. He worked for Spike Jones and his City Slickers, Ardens Dairy (in California,) as a Cowboy for Public Relations and at Knotts Berry Farm, (in California) also as a Cowboy. It was while he was working as a doorman at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood that his height was noticed and because of it he was chosen for the role of Gort. He also hosted a children's TV show in the Los Angeles area in the... more

Lock Martin Filmography

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Movie Invaders from Mars Invaders from Mars

as Mutant carrying David to 'Intelligence' (uncredited)

Movie The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

as Gort

Movie Lady on a Train Lady on a Train

as Circus Club Doorman (uncredited)

Movie Anchors Aweigh Anchors Aweigh

as Giant (uncredited)