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Martin Short was born on March 26, 1950 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada as Martin Hayter Short. He is an actor and writer, known for The Martin Short Show (1999), Frankenweenie (2012) and Mars Attacks! (1996). He was previously married to Nancy Dolman. See full bio »
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Mulaney (TV Series) (pre-production)
- Power Moves (2014)
 2014 Working the Engels (TV Series) (post-production)
Chuck Pastry
- Jenna vs. Big Pastry Part II (2014) ... Chuck Pastry
- Jenna vs. Big Pastry (2014) ... Chuck Pastry
 2012 I, Martin Short, Goes Home (TV Movie)
Martin Short / Martin Short age 17 / Charlie Short / ...
 2011 Long Story Short (TV Movie)
Martin
 2010 Tax Man (TV Movie)
 1984-2006 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Ed Grimley / Nathan Thurm / ...
- Alec Baldwin/Christina Aguilera (2006) ... Bartender
- Tom Brady/Beck (2005) ... Jiminy Glick (uncredited)
- Howard Cosell/Greg Kihn (1985) ... Ed Grimley / athlete / Nathan Thurm
- Christopher Reeve/Santana (1985) ... Various
 2005 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Sebastian Ballentine / Henry Palaver
- Pure (2005) ... Sebastian Ballentine / Henry Palaver
 2001 Prince Charming (TV Movie)
Rodney
 1999 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie)
Mad Hatter / Chinless Idiot
 1998 Merlin (TV Mini-Series)
Frik
 1997 The Three Stooges Greatest Hits (TV Movie)
Emcee
 1993 Screen One (TV Series)
Harrison Kilray
- Money for Nothing (1993) ... Harrison Kilray
 1992 Shelley Duvall's Bedtime Stories (TV Series)
Narrator
 1991 Maniac Mansion (TV Series)
Eddie O'Donnell
- Down & Out in Cedar Springs (1991) ... Eddie O'Donnell
 1990 The Dave Thomas Comedy Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1990)
 1989-1990 The Tracey Ullman Show (TV Series)
Lou, football fan / Doc the Elvis Presley freak
- Dawg Day Afternoon (1990) ... Lou, football fan
- Needle in a Haystack (1989) ... Doc the Elvis Presley freak
 1989 Andrea Martin... Together Again (TV Movie)
Dr. August Allwoman / Kennedy
 1989 I, Martin Short, Goes Hollywood (TV Movie)
Lawrence Orbach / Bradley P. Allen / Ed Grimley / ...
 1983 Sunset Limousine (TV Movie)
Bradley Z. Coleman
 1982-1983 SCTV Network (TV Series)
Various / Various (Featuring)
- Midnight Cowboy II (1983) ... Various
- South Sea Sinner (1983) ... Various
- Sweeps Week (1983) ... Various
- Bobby Bittman's Retirement (1983) ... Various
- SCTV Classifieds/Vic Arpeggio (1983) ... Various
 1982 Miss Peach of the Kelly School (TV Series) (voice)
 1981 Taxi (TV Series)
Mitch Harris
- Jim Joins the Network (1981) ... Mitch Harris
 1981 SCTV (TV Series)
Pancho
- The Cisco Kid (1981) ... Pancho (voice)
 1979 The Family Man (TV Movie)
Louie
 1978 For the Record (TV Series)
Weepy
- Cementhead (1978) ... Weepy
 1975 Peep Show (TV Series)
 1972 Cucumber (TV Series)
Smokey the Hare
- Ecology ... Smokey the Hare
 1972 Right On (TV Series)
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TV commercial: VISA credit card See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 6 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jiminy Glick

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his 2006 Broadway show "Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me"] This is satire. I am a satirist. Modern-day society has this obsession with needing to know every ounce of angst about performers' lives, to the point that it becomes more important than whether they can perform. See more »

Trivia:

He was Mel Brooks' first choice to star opposite Nathan Lane as Leo Bloom in his Broadway version of "The Producers". In 2000 Short was hosting his short-lived talk show, The Martin Short Show (1999), and Brooks and Lane appeared as guests on the same episode--during which, sitting between Lane and Short, Brooks pulled out the contract for "The Producers", wanting them both to sign it right there... See more »

Trademark:

His Jiminy Glick character - an eccentric, obese celebrity interviewer See more »

Nickname:

Shorty See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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martin short is annoying! zippofreak
Was great in Law + Order SVU DarkRealityX
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Let's us all say a prayer for him fischettialex39
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