WESTPORT, Conn. -- Happy Birthday To Westport’s Pamela Sue Martin!
Pamela Sue Martin, who grew up in Westport, turns 61 on Sunday. The actress was born January 5, 1953, in Hartford.
Martin began modeling at 17, and appeared in the original film version of The Poseidon Adventure at the age of 19.
She is best known for playing Nancy Drew on The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries TV series and Fallon Carrington Colby on the ABC nighttime soap opera Dynasty.
In 1984, Martin, who has long been involved in environmental causes, appeared in a public service announcement to help save pink dolphins in the Amazon River.
She owns a theatre company in Idaho.