HOMES OF THE WESTERN STARS – Dean Martin part two
August 28, 2011
HOMES OF THE WESTERN STARS
SPECIAL GUEST BLOGGER
THE HOLLYWOOD YEARS – 1948 – 1995
In 1948 Dean and Jerry Lewis packed up their broods and left New York City for the film capitol of the world, Hollywood, California. The team of Lewis and Martin may not have lasted, but Dean became one of the busiest and most beloved film stars of all time, which is something one could never say about Jerry.
1948 – 1949
850 STONE CANYON ROAD – LOS ANGELES
8800 SUNSET BOULEVARD – WEST HOLLYWOOD
When Dean and Betty split up he moved out of their home and rented a small, funrished house here. They soon divorced.
8433 SUNSET BOULEVARD – HOLLYWOOD
606 NORTH BEDFORD DRIVE – BEVERLY HILLS
Hover was the proprieter of ‘Ciro’s’, (now The Comedy Store) and was living here in the 1940s. In September 1949 Dean married his second wife, Jeanne, here.
(Dean and Jeanne)
1949 – 1955
9261 WARBLER WAY – BEVERLY HILLS
The newleyweds moved here, their first home.
1317 LONDONDERRY PLACE
The Martin’s next moved here for a short stay before moving into a bigger house near the Los Angeles Country Club.
THE LOS ANGELES COUNTRY CLUB
654 WOODRUFF AVENUE – WESTWOOD
Dean could always be found on the green playing golf.
1123 MONTE VISTA, PALM SPRINGS
1955 – 1972
601 MOUNTAIN DRIVE – BEVERLY HILLS
Dean, Jeanne and the kids found their dream mansion and settled into family life. Their ‘wood and firestone’ house had three servents, six cars, swimming pool and tennis court. He paid $225,000 for the joint. He moved out in 1972 and he and Jeanne divorced.
JANUARY 1973 – JUNE 25, 1976
363 COPA DE ORO ROAD – BEL AIR
Dean married his third and final wife, Catherine Hawn, and they moved into this joint, which he shelled out $500,000 for. They moved out on June 25, 1976 and he sold the place to Tom Jones. In recent years Nicholes Cage has lived here.
With Catherine Hawn
JUNE 25, 1976 – AUGUST 1976
23544 MALIBU COLONY DRIVE – MALIBU
Dean and Catherine moved to this beach house. By August the marriage was over and he moved out.
270 PALISADES WALK – SANTA MONICA
From Malibu Dean moved here to his new bachelor diggs.
418 ROBERT LANE
2002 LOMA VISTA DRIVE – BEVERLY HILLS
511 NORTH MAPLE DRIVE – BEVERLY HILLS
LAST HOME. DIED HERE.
Bob Siler grew up in Burbank, not far from Universal Studios and Warner Brothers where they made his favorite monster movies. A long-time fan of Westerns, he still has a hard time believing that the great John Wayne could die. Bob has created many lists detailing where the famous and infamous lived, are buried, and the cars they drove. He has recently completed this list of Western Stars homes after many years. Burbank Bob now resides in Portland, Oregon.