Mostly Credited As: Martha Plimpton
Sometimes Credited As: Martha Carradine
Birth Name: Martha Campbell Carradine
Date Of Birth: November 16, 1970 (Age 45)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: New York City, New York
Height: 5' 5" (1.65 m)
Born in New York City, her parents are actors Keith Carradine and Shelley Plimpton. Her parents met while performing in the original Broadway run of Hair. The two never married and split up before she was born), Plimpton was raised by her mother on New York's Upper West Side. Her grandfather was actor John Carradine and she is the niece of Robert and David Carradine. She is a cousin of the late writer and editor George Plimpton and animator/cartoonist Bill Plympton. She attended the Professional Children's School in Manhattan.
She made her acting debut at age eight when her mother brought her on stage in costume for the curtain call of the Broadway play The Leaf People. Her film debut two years later with a bit part in Rollover (1981).