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Martha Raye, comedian, actress and the only woman buried in the Special Forces cemetery at Fort Bragg, NC.

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Martha Raye & Buster Keaton. March 06, 1956. (Photo by Louis Liotta/New York Post Archives / (c) NYP Holdings, Inc. via Getty Images)

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Martha Raye (1916 - 1994) - American comedien and USO worker, The only woman buried in the Special Forces cemetary at Ft.Bragg. Hollywood doesn't make 'em like this any more.

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Martha Raye (August 27, 1916 – October 19, 1994) was an American comic actress and standards singer who performed in movies, and later on television. She was honored in 1969 with an Academy Award as the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award recipient for her volunteer efforts and services to the troops.

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Martha Raye in Give Me a Sailor 1938 // Cast Martha Raye as Lett Larkin Bob Hope as Jim Brewster Betty Grable as Nancy Larkin Jack Whiting as Walter Brewster Clarence Kolb as Captain Tallant // Release date(s) August 14, 1938 Running time 80 mins. Country United States Language English

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The Death of Martha Raye. Buried with full military honors because of her service in WW2.

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