Quick Facts Martin Donovan

  • NameMartin Donovan
  • Birth Name Martin Paul Smith
  • Birth Year1957
  • Birth month08
  • FatherGayne Paul Smith
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Birth PlaceReseda, Los Angeles, California, United States
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ProfessionAmerican film, stage and television actor
  • MarriedYes
  • Married to Vivian Lanko
  • EducationCrespi Carmelite High School, Pierce College
  • Siblings3
  • MotherAgnes Mary Regan

Martin Donovan is an American film, stage and television actor, widely known for his role as Ralph Touchett in the movie The Portrait of A Lady.  For his role, Donovan won National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Donovan is married to an actress Vivian Lanko and has two children from their relationship. To know in details about Donovan’s childhood, relationship, affairs, career, education, marriage, award, children, net worth, divorce, and salary, keep scrolling. 

Martin Donovan Early life and Education

Martin Donovan was born as Martin Paul Smith, on 19th August 1957, in Reseda, Los Angeles, California, United States. He was born to middle-class parents Gayne Paul Smith and  Agnes Mary Regan. Donovan grew up along with his three siblings. 

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Donovan belongs to an American nationality and holds white ethnicity. After completing his high school from Crespi Carmelite High School, Donovan attended Pierce College for two years. 

Martin Donovan Career

Hard Choices made his acting debut appearing in the movie Hard Choices as Josh in 1985. After that, Donovan starred in a comedy Trust portraying the role of Matthew Slaughter. His other movie roles are in,

  • Surviving Desire-1991
  • Scam-1993
  • The Opposite of Sex-1998
  • Living Out Loud-1998
  • Desire-2000
  • Insomnia-2002
  • Shadows and Lies-2010
  • Ant-Man-2015
  • Indian Horse-2017

Furthermore, Donovan made his series debut through 1987 miniseries At Mother’s Request. He gained a wide recognition after his portrayal role of Ralph Touchett in the series The Portrait of A Lady.

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Moreover, he also played the role of Peter Scottson in the series Weeds alongside, Kevin NealonMary-Louise ParkeAllie GrantHemky MaderAlexander GouldDemián BichirHunter Parrish, Justin KirkPablo SchreiberKate del Castillo etc. His other move appearances include,

  • Malcolm X-1992
  • Simple Men-1992
  • South Beach-1993
  • The Adventures of Pete & Pete-1993
  • Wonderland-2000
  • Pasadena-2001
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit-2003
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation-2003
  • Law & Order-2006
  • Rogue-2013
  • Legends of Tomorrow-2016
  • Lethal Weapon-2017

Martin Donovan Personal Life

Aged 60, the versatile actor Martin Donovan is one of the loving and caring husbands as well as fathers. Donovan is married to an actress Vivian Lanko. The duo exchanged their vows in 1984. They are blessed with two sons, Micah Donovan born in 1996 and Austin Donovan born in 1990.

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Donovan and his wife Vivian is living happily with their children. Since their wedding, they have maintained a peaceful relationship without facing any rumors of divorce and extramarital affairs. But they make rare public appearances together. Besides this, Donovan hasn’t dated any other girls. 

Martin Donovan Net worth

Being such a renowned personality, Martin Donovan earns a handsome amount of money from his acting career. He has been active in the acting field since long and has starred in several movies and television series. 

Allocating information from several sources as of 2018, it is found out that Donovan has an estimated net worth of $18 million. Analyzing his hard work an dedication, Donovan’s net worth is sure to be increased in upcoming days.