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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 8 wins & 38 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Martin Short Show
(1999-2000)
Frankenweenie
Frankenweenie Mr. Frankenstein / Mr. Burgemeister / Nassor
(2012)
Mars Attacks!
Mars Attacks! Press Secretary Jerry Ross
(1996)
Jiminy Glick in Lalawood
Jiminy Glick in Lalawood Jiminy Glick / David Lynch
(2004)

Filmography

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 2016 Hairspray Live! (TV Movie)
Wilbur Turnblad
 2016 The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Halloween! (TV Movie)
The Cat in the Hat (voice)
 2016 Modern Family (TV Series)
Merv Schechter
- Blindsided (2016) ... Merv Schechter
 2016 The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Camping! (TV Movie)
The Cat in the Hat (voice)
 1984-2015 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Ed Grimley / Nathan Thurm / ...
- Donald Trump/Sia (2015) ... Ed Grimley (uncredited)
- Justin Timberlake (2013) ... Ned Nederlander / Himself (uncredited)
- Alec Baldwin/Christina Aguilera (2006) ... Bartender (uncredited)
- Tom Brady/Beck (2005) ... Jiminy Glick (uncredited)
 2015 Difficult People (TV Series)
Martin Short
- Pledge Week (2015) ... Martin Short
 2015 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (TV Series)
Dr. Franff
- Kimmy Goes to the Doctor! (2015) ... Dr. Franff
 2013 Kaze tachinu
Kurokawa (English version, voice)
 2013 Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return
The Appraiser / The Jester (voice)
 2012 Frankenweenie
Mr. Frankenstein / Mr. Burgemeister / Nassor (voice)
 2012 BuzzKill
Wyatt's Agent (voice, uncredited)
 2010 Tax Man (TV Movie)
The Supervisor
 2006 Khan kluay
Jai (voice)
 2004 Barbie as the Princess and the Pauper (Video)
Preminger (voice)
 2002 CinéMagique (Short)
George
 2002 Treasure Planet (Video Game)
B.E.N. (voice)
 2002 Treasure Planet
B.E.N. (voice)
 2001 Prince Charming (TV Movie)
Rodney
 1999 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie)
Mad Hatter / Chinless Idiot
 1998 The Prince of Egypt
Huy (voice)
 1998 Merlin (TV Mini-Series)
Frik
- Part 2 (1998) ... Frik
- Part 3 (1998) ... Frik
- Part 1 (1998) ... Frik
 1997 The Three Stooges Greatest Hits (TV Movie)
Emcee
 1996 Creature Crunch (Video Game) (voice)
 1993 We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story
Stubbs the Clown (voice)
 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
 1991 Pure Luck
Eugene Proctor
 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 / ...
 1989 The Big Picture
Neil Sussman - Nick's Agent (uncredited)
 1987 Cross My Heart
David Morgan
 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)
Regular
Show Show Writer (18 credits)
Show Show Producer (8 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (17 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (154 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (28 credits)

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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:

1 Print Biography | 4 Interviews | 7 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Jiminy Glick

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

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:

Son Oliver Patrick Short currently attends The University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business for marketing and film, television and theatre. He is an aspiring director/producer. 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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