19 august, 1957
Martin Donovan was born on August 19, 1957 in Reseda, California, USA as Martin R. Smith. He is an actor, known for Insomnia (2002), The Opposite of Sex (1998) and The Sentinel (2006). He has been married to Vivian Lanko since 1984. They have two children.
Is an accomplished stage actor.
Has enjoyed a long, valued association with writer/director Hal Hartley, starring in several of his films including Simple Men (1992) and Amateur (1994), both of which were selected for the Cannes Film Festivals, Trust (1990), Surviving Desire (1993), Flirt (1995) and The Book of Life (1998), the last mentioned being shown at the New York Film Festival.
Has two sons with actress/wife Vivian Lanko. They lived in New York City for many years before relocating to Vancouver, Canada.
Attended Los Angeles Pierce College for 2 years, then the American Theater Arts, a combined conservatory and theater company in Los Angeles.
Born Martin Smith, one of four children in Reseda, California. His family was Irish American and he was raised Catholic.