Martin has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his television work located at 6667 Hollywood Boulevard.
Martin served in the Army Air Corps during World War II.
Martin graduated from UC-Berkeley with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1949.
Martin produced one feature film, The Mephisto Waltz, in 1971.
Martin was one of the first TV producers to film his shows at night.
During his prime, Martin never had an agent. He claimed he put the money he would have spent on an agent's fees back into production.
Many conservatives criticized Martin's programs for having excessive amounts of violence.
Martin was nicknamed "Big Daddy" by the employees at his production company.
Martin's first series at QM Productions, The New Breed, was unsuccessful.
Martin worked as an adjunct professor in drama at UC-San Diego after selling his production company.
Many liberals criticized Martin's shows, which often featured law enforcement officials, as being too right-wing and authoritarian in nature.
Republic Studios now owns the rights to Martin's film library with the exception of The FBI.
Martin's estate still owns the partial rights to his show The FBI along with Warner Brothers.
Martin sold his production company, QM Productions, to Taft Broadcasting in 1978 but later returned to the company in the 1980s.
Martin's first wife, Madelyn Pugh, was a writer for I Love Lucy.
Martin had two children with second wife Muffet Webb: a son named Cliff and a daughter named Jill.
Martin had one child with first wife Madelyn Pugh, a son named Michael.
Martin was married twice: first to Madelyn Pugh and then to Muffet Webb.
Martin perfected a formula whereby the one-hour drama would be divided into acts and each act would end on a cliffhanger for the commercial break.
Martin's shows often featured a narrator.
Martin had at least one show on the air for twenty-one consecutive years. This is still an industry record.
During the 1960s and 70s Martin produced more hours of network TV programming than any other independent producer in Hollywood.
Though the Bureau had previously criticized several episodes of The Untouchables for which Martin was exective producer, he received the full co-operation of FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover when making The FBI.