Olavee Grindrod was the wife of Ross Martin. Olavee Grindrod husband, Ross Martin is an American radio, voice, stage, film and television actor. He was best known for his role as Artemus Gordon in a CBS series called The Wild Wild West, which aired from 1965 to 1969. He was born March 22, 1920 and he died at age 61 on July 3, 1981.
Olavee Grindrod was Ross’ second wife. Ross married her after his first wife, Muriel Wiess, died of cancer in 1965. Aside being known as the wife of Ross, Olavee was also an actress known for roles in few movies.
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In this article, you will get to know all the available personal information about Ross Martin wife, Olavee. You will also get to know about the marriage between Olavee and Ross. Keep reading to be informed!!
Olavee Grindrod : Bio Summary
|Full Name||Olavee Grindrod|
|Famous as||wife of Ross Martin|
|Age||78 years old at the time of death|
|Date of Birth||November 1926|
|Place of Birth||United States of America|
|Children||Rebecca (Martin) Schacht and George Martin|
Olavee Grindrod Age, Birthplace, Nationality, Wikipedia
Olavee Grindrod was born under the name Olavee Lucile Parson, on November 2, 1924. She died at age 78 on February 3, 2002 in the United States of America. She was born in Dill, Oklahoma, United States of America. She was an American by nationality. Her zodiac sign was the Scorpio.
She was the daughter of Louie F Parsons and Eva Lois Parsons Morton, natives of Oklahoma. She grew up and had most oh her childhood in Oklahoma.
Olavee pursued a career in modeling, and was one of the top models in Southern California in her days. She was worked as a documentary director.
Her career in the modeling industry did not rise her to the level of fame her marriage to Ross Martin brought her.
How did Olavee Grindrod and Ross Martin meet?
Incase you are eager to know the how the love story between the two lovers started, brace yourself and keep reading because it is an interesting one.
The two, Olavee Grindrod and Ross Martin met in a discotheque. Ross met Olavee because he was a poor pool player. One night after Ross had lost in a pool game, he decided to enter a Beverley Hills discotheque bar to grab a drink. It was at the bar that he met Olavee and another lady with one of his friends.
The two got talking and everything started from there. They started dating and eventually got married on September 10, 1967. After the wedding ceremony, the couple settled together in a home Ross had owned for several years in Beverley Hills.
Because of Ross’ love for pool game, Olavee bought her husband a pool table in the dinning room at the cost of dinning table and chairs.
Olavee had two children from a previous relationship, Rebecca (Martin) Schacht and George Martin. The two children adopted by Ross.
All throughout their marriage, they did not have children together. The lived together in their Beverley Hills house until Ross died due to a fatal heart attack in July 1981.
Ross Martin died after a tennis game at San Vincente Tennis Ranch, San Diego County Club of Ramona, California. He was declared dead upon arrival at a nearby hospital. He was succeeded by his wife, Olavee Grindrod and his adopted children, Rebecca Martin and George Martin.
Rebecca Martin is now a singer and a song writer, George Martin on the other hand is a record producer.
Where is Olavee Grindrod now?
Incase you want to know where Ross Martin wife, Olavee Grindrod is, she is dead. The former model and film director, died in February 2002, 22 years after her husband died of a heart attack. She died in Beverley Hills, California.
She might have died a natural death, since no one has disclosed her cause of death. She died at age 78.
She was succeed by her two children, Rebecca and George.