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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 Frankenweenie (2012), The Martin Short Show (1999) and Mars Attacks! (1996). He was previously married to Nancy Dolman. See full bio »
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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Mulaney (TV Series)
Lou Cannon / Lou
- Power Moves (2014)
- Sweet Jane (2014) ... Lou
- Halloween (2014) ... Lou Cannon
- The Doula (2014) ... Lou Cannon
- Pilot (2014) ... Lou Cannon
 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 / ...
- Tom Brady/Beck (2005) ... Jiminy Glick (uncredited)
- Christopher Reeve/Santana (1985) ... Various
 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
 1972 Right On (TV Series)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Little Me. Musical comedy (revival). Music by Cy Coleman. Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh. Material adaptation by Neil Simon. Based on a novel by Patrick Dennis. Choreographed by Rob Marshall. Associate Director: Cynthia Onrubia. Associate Choreographer: Cynthia Onrubia. Assistant Director: J.V. Mercanti. Directed by Rob Marshall. ... 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:

What's great about being a character actor is you know that you can survive forever. It's not about the gloss of your eyebrows . . One of my great influences was Don Knotts as Barney Fife." See more »

Trivia:

Met future Second City collaborator Dave Thomas in college in 1970 where they began acting together. Short appeared with Thomas in a production of "MacBeth" with Short as Lennox and Thomas as Banquo. A legendary production of "Godspell" in 1972 would include Thomas, plus other funsters Gilda Radner, Eugene Levy, Paul Shaffer and Andrea Martin. His future wife Nancy Dolman was Radner's understudy.... See more »

Trademark:

Short stature See more »

Nickname:

Shorty See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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