Graham Patrick Martin is an American actor best known for his role as oldest son Trent Pearson on the television sitcom The Bill Engvall Show, from 2007-2009.
Martin was born in Thibodaux, Louisiana. He first attended French Woods Festival for the Performing Arts in Hancock, N.Y., in the summer of 2000 where he first appeared on stage as Louis in The King and I.
Returning to Louisiana, Martin signed up for an after-school drama program, and performed lead roles in such productions as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Huckleberry Finn and William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. While participating in that program, he went on to perform in four other Shakespeare plays.
In fall 2003, Martin auditioned for his first professional stage role and was cast as Young Ebenezer and Cratchit Child #2 in Christopher Durang’s Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge, for which he was nominated for the Best Performance by a Child Actor Award at the 2004 Big Easy Awards.
In spring 2004, he performed the role of Chips in Tennessee Williams’ A House Not Meant to Stand.
Martin has performed in numerous stage productions, landing lead roles as Danny Zuko in Grease, Bugsy in Bugsy Malone, Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls, and other featured roles like Rum-Tum Tugger in Cats, Young Joe Hardy in Damn Yankees, Bill Sykes in Oliver and Kenny in Fuddy Meers.
Martin made his feature film debut in Jack Ketchum’s Girl Next Door and has also guest starred on Law and Order: Criminal Intent.