Martha Raye

Martha Raye bio

Birth Name: Margaret Teresa Yvonne Reed

Occupation: Movie Actress

Place Of Birth: Butte

Date Of Birth: August 27, 1916

Date Of Death: October 19, 1994

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Martha Raye was born on the 27th of August, 1916. She was best known for being a Movie Actress. Lively movie star who entertained the troops with Bob Hope and appeared in Monsieur Verdoux in 1947 and The Concorde…Airport ’79 in 1979.

Martha Raye was born in Butte. She appeared in her parents’ Vaudeville acts when she was three years old. She earned the nickname The Big Mouth while entertaining U.S. troops, but not for her talkativeness – it was meant literally.

Martha Raye was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Martha Raye was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Margaret Teresa Yvonne Reed is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Martha’s Margaret Teresa Yvonne Reed attended rofessional Children’s School in New York.


Martha Raye’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Martha Raye’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Martha Raye kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Martha Raye was born in the Year of the Dragon.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Margaret Teresa Yvonne Reed
NICKNAME: The Big Mouth
RELIGION: Methodist
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Martha Raye was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Martha Raye was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Martha Raye had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Martha Raye’s birth sign is Virgo and she had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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