Dean Martin’s Spy Movies

Celebrity Q&A, People
on February 25, 2012

How many Matt Helm spy movies did Dean Martin make? Was there one titled The Ravagers ?

—Michael Duarte, Pontotoc, Miss.

Martin made four Matt Helm spy-spoof flicks between 1966 and 1969: The Silencers, Murderers' Row, The Ambushers and The Wrecking Crew . The Ravagers was next up when Martin decided to halt the series. The singer-actor died in 1995 at age 78 of respiratory failure resulting from emphysema.