Dusty Farlow, the character he played was supposed to have been killed off--dying in a plane crash but was so popular that he was brought back.
Jared Martin was a fine athlete in his younger days. Besides being active on several sports teams while in high school and college, he was a member of the CBS team for the Battle Of The Network Stars. Mr. Martin appeared as a representative of the series, Dallas, in his role as Dusty Farlow.
Jared Martin's student filmmakers in The Big Picture Alliance have made over 300 student films in the last twelve years.
Jared Martin has directed over thirty films in different genres over the years.
Jared Martin has a self-acknowledged great interest in Chinese culture. Mr. Martin became fascinated with Chinese culture when filming "Il Ragazzo dal kimono d'oro" for director Fabrizio De Angelis in Hong Kong, in 1987.
Jared Martin graduated from Columbia with a BA in English Literature and a minor in Art History.
In 2006, Jared Martin authored "Dazhengzhoa: 1000 Year Old Chinese Village". This work was a story in pictures and commentary of Mr. Martin's latest journey to China.
Jared Martin is the creative director of the Yu Wei Dance Collection in Philadelphia.
Jared Martin hosted a weekly talk-show in Philadelphia on the local PBS station.
Jared Martin has added educator to his list of working credits. He has taught acting classes at the University Of The Arts in Philadelphia.
Jared Martin is 6'3".
Jared Martin's nickname is "Lusty Dusty". This comes from his role as Dusty Farlow on the hit series "Dallas". Mr.Martin's Dusty Farlow character was a very serious love interest of Suellen Ewing for a time on the series.
Jared Martin has won several awards for his directing skills. These include directing awards from The Chicago Film Festival, Cine Eagle, The Cyndi Awards and Intercom.
Jared Martin has been involved in directing in the last few years. The following are a number of projects that he has directed: "Music City" a feature film, "Intervals" a dance film series, and "In Deep" a feature documentary.
Jared Martin has been married three times. His wives are Nancy Fales (1963-1977 and the mother of his son Christian born in 1967), Carol Vogel (1979-1984), and Yu Wei (2000-Present).
Jared Martin graduated from Columbia in 1965. His roommate there was future director Brian De Palma.
Jared Martin in his youth worked as a copy boy for "The New York Times". Mr. Martin also wrote capsule reviews for "The New York Times" Sunday Book Review Section while employed at the newspaper.
Jared Martin was one of the founders of The Big Picture Alliance. This is a non-profit group that introduces filmmaking to inner city children in Philadelphia.