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Martin Short Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1950
Place of Birth Hamilton, Canada
Age 71 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
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Martin Short

Martin Hayter Short is a Canadian actor, comedian, singer and writer. He is known for his work on the television shows SCTV and Saturday Night Live. He has appeared in comedies such as Three Amigos, Innerspace, Three Fugitive, Father of the Bride, Pure Luck, Captain Ron, Father of the Bride Part II, Mars Attacks !, Jungle 2 Jungle and The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Proposition . Short created the characters Jiminy Glick and Ed Grimley. Short has also appeared in the films Prince of Egypt, Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, The Spiderwick Chronicles, Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, Frankenweenie and PBS series The Cat in the Hat Knows a lot about That! as title character. He also had an active stage career, with Broadway plays The Goodbye Girl and Little Me. The second person won him the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical and the first was nominated in the same category.

Birth nameMartin Hayter Short
BornMarch 26, 1950, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
MediumStand-up, film, television, theatre
NationalityCanadian, American
Alma materMcMaster University
GenresImprovisational comedy, surreal humour, musical comedy, physical comedy, sketch comedy, character comedy, satire
Subject(s)Canadian culture, current events, pop culture, human sexuality
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About Martin Short

Comic Saturday Night Live starred in the 1996 film Jungle to Jungle and 1986. He played roles in the 1996 film Three Amigos and the 1994 film Clifford. He also voiced Madagascar 3 in 2012.

Martin Short before fame

He appeared in a Godspell product on stage debut alongside fellow actors Mars Attacks!, Victor Garber, and Gilda Radner.

Achievement of Martin Short

He wanted to pursue a career in social work before becoming an actor.

Martin Short family life

Her brother-in-law is Emmy Award-winning screenwriter Bob Dolman. He was married to Eugene Levy from 1980 until his death in 2010 and he has three children named Katherine, Henry and Oliver. Before getting married, he dated comedian Nancy Dolman.

Associations of Martin Short

It appeared in Gilda Radner 1 & 2 with Father of the Bride.

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Latest information about Martin Short updated on May 10 2021.

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