Appeared on Broadway in "Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me"
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4 Interviews |
7 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
3 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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[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.
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-born VP of Canada's largest steel ...
His Jiminy Glick character - an eccentric, obese celebrity interviewer