Deana Martin is an accomplished actress and entertainer who has achieved success in all facets of the entertainment industry.  She is currently at work on her autobiography, tentatively titled "Memories are Made of This."

Ms. Martin made her television debut in 1966, performing on her father's legendary series The Dean Martin Show. She soon became a frequent guest, taking part in both musical and comedy numbers with a wide array of guests including Frank Sinatra.

After training professionally at England's Dartington College of Arts, Ms. Martin amassed an impressive array of theatrical credits appearing in English productions of Romeo & Juliet,The Taming of the Shrew, Hamlet and A Taste of Honey. Upon her return to the states, she made her North American theatrical debut along with George Hamilton in the critically acclaimed national tour of the Neil Simon play The Star Spangled Girl. She soon added to her ever growing list of stage credits with appearances in Wait Until Dark, Six Rms Riv Vu, A Shot In the Dark and The Tunnel of Love.

Concurrent with her theatrical work, Ms. Martin was a Reprise Records recording artist. Her single, "Girl of the Month Club", was a radio favorite and a chart topper. In demand as a performer, Ms. Martin appeared on many of the top television shows of the day including The Joey Bishop, Merv Griffin and Mike Douglas Shows. She also made a fabled appearance playing the dual roles of Daphne & William on a memorable episode of the popular series The Monkees entitled "Some Like it Lukewarm."

Ms. Martin was introduced to motion picture audiences in 1968's YOUNG BILLY YOUNG, a classic of the western genre, in which she co-starred with Robert Mitchum and Angie Dickinson. Her promising debut led to subsequent film appearances in STRANGERS AT SUNRISE with George Montgomery and A VOICE IN THE NIGHT with Vito Scotti. In addition to her film and television work, Ms. Martin was a busy nightclub entertainer headlining at many of the nations top showrooms including Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas and the Whisky-A-Go-Go in Hollywood.

Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Ms. Martin channeled her enthusiasm for health and excercise into a successful fitness company -- Bodies by Deana. This lead to a workout video, The Deana Martin Total Body Workout and her own talk show, The Deana Martin Show, whose 40+ episodes were broadcast on cable throughout California.

Deana's desire to continue her fathers lifelong tradition of support for various childrens charitable causes has lead to her role as spokeswoman for The Roosters -- a California based organization that supports several childrens charities throughout the country. She is a driving force behind The Dean Martin Festival; a yearly event in her fathers hometown of Steubenville, Ohio. Proceeds from this event help fund the Dean Martin Music Scholarships; awarded to worthy young people in the Steubenville area of which her father was so fond. In 2002, Deana, along with her husband, John Griffeth, successfully lobbied the Ohio State Legislature and realized their goal of having Dean Martin's birthday, June 7, declared a state holiday. Dean Martin has the distinction of being the only entertainer honored in this manner. The establishment of "Dean Martin Day" ensures the continued success of the Dean Martin Festival, a boon to the local economy, and the future endowment of the Dean Martin Scholarships.

In 2002 America watched Deana's return to television musical performance in a memorable segment of the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon. Martin and Lewis were together again as Deana and Jerry performed a touching duet of "Time After Time" in honor of her father. Recently she was invited to speak in Washington D.C. where her father, along with Sophia Loren and Robert DeNiro, where honored by the National Italian American Foundation. This event served as the launch of a new Dean Martin Music Scholarship.

Ms. Martin and her husband John Griffeth are proud parents and grandparents. 
They reside in Beverly Hills, California.

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