Martin E. Brooks

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Martin E. Brooks
Born
Martin Baum

(1925-11-30)November 30, 1925
DiedDecember 7, 2015(2015-12-07) (aged 90)
OccupationActor
Years active1951–1996
Partner(s)Edie Landau (1993–2015; his death)

Martin E. Brooks (born Martin Baum; November 30, 1925 – December 7, 2015) was an American character actor. He was known for playing scientist Dr. Rudy Wells in the television series The Six Million Dollar Man (1973–1978) and its spin-off, The Bionic Woman (1976–1978). He played Wells in three television movies: The Return of the Six-Million-Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman (1987), Bionic Showdown: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman (1989) and Bionic Ever After? (1994). He had roles in Knots Landing, General Hospital, and Dallas. He also appeared in many Broadway productions. Brooks also wrote two novels.

Brooks was born in The Bronx, New York. He grew up in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He served his country as a paratrooper during World War II.

Brooks died from natural causes on December 7, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. He was 90.[1]

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  1. "Martin E. Brooks, Actor on 'The Six Million Dollar Man,' Dies at 90". The Hollywood Reporter. December 7, 2015. Retrieved December 8, 2015.

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