A Martinez

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Adolfo Larrue Martinez, III (born September 27, 1948), better known as A Martinez, is an American actor and singer with roles in the daytime soap opera Santa Barbara and the primetime dramas L.A. Law and Profiler. Martinez was born Adolfo Larrue Martinez, III in Glendale, California. His family referred to him as "A", "Little Adolfo", and "Little A" as a child to distinguish him from his father and grandfather. Over time, "A" became the name he would use. His heritage is Native American, Spanish, and Mexican. Martinez began his professional career at twelve years old as a singer earning him a talent competition title at the Hollywood Bowl. He graduated from Verdugo Hills High School in Tujunga, Los Angeles, CA. He was in a rock band in high school and was on the track team. He furthered his education and found his passion for acting at UCLA. He played on a semi-pro baseball team for five seasons. He has starred in feature films including The Cowboys, Powwow Highway, and What's Cooking?. The majority of his acting roles have been on television. He had a recurring role on All In The Family as a helper at Archie's bar.
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