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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 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 6 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Grease: Live (TV Special) (pre-production)
Coach Calhoun (rumored)
 2015 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (TV Series)
Dr. Franff
- Kimmy Goes to the Doctor! (2015) ... Dr. Franff
 1984-2013 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Ed Grimley / Nathan Thurm / ...
- Justin Timberlake (2013) ... Ned Nederlander / Himself (uncredited)
- Tom Brady/Beck (2005) ... Jiminy Glick (uncredited)
- Christopher Reeve/Santana (1985) ... Various
 2010 Tax Man (TV Movie)
 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
 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
- 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
 1972 Right On (TV Series)
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "The Goodbye Girl" on Broadway. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 4 Interviews | 7 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jiminy Glick

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I don't really tour. I'll do three show here, three shows there. I like to not go too long not being in front of an audience. It's like the Tin Man in 'The Wizard of Oz' not being oiled. The more you don't do something, the rustier you become. If you do a show once a year, you're going to walk out there and just worry about lines. See more »

Trivia:

Older brother David was killed in a car accident in 1962. His mother, Olive Grace (Hayter) Short, who was of English and Irish descent, was a child prodigy of the violin, and the first female concert-mistress in North America. She was concert-mistress for the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra. She married Short's father, Charles Patrick Short, in 1935 - an Irish VP of Canada's largest steel company ... 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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