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Martin Short

Name in Native Language: "Martin Hayter Short" (English/EN)
Actor / Screenwriter / Comedian / Film Director | * 03/26/1950 (73) | Hamilton, Ontario (Canada)
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Martin Hayter Short (born March 26, 1950) is a Canadian and American actor, comedian, and writer. Short is known as an energetic comedian who gained prominence for his roles in sketch comedy. He has also acted in numerous films and television shows. He has received various awards including two Primetime Emmy Awards, and a Tony Award. Short was awarded as an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2019. He is known for his work on the television programs SCTV and Saturday Night Live. Short created the characters Jiminy Glick and Ed Grimley. He also acted in the sitcom Mulaney (2014–2015), the variety series Maya & Marty (2016), and The Morning Show (2019). He has also had an active career on stage, starring in Broadway productions including Neil Simon's musicals The Goodbye Girl (1993) and Little Me (1998–1999). The latter earned him a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical and the former a nomination in the same category. He has starred in comedy films such as Thre... ()
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Martin Hayter Short, CM (born March 26, 1950) is a Canadian comedian, actor, writer, singer and producer. He is best known for his comedy work, particularly on the TV programs SCTV and Saturday Night Live. He has also starred in many popular comedic films such as Three Amigos, Innerspace, Pure Luck, Jungle 2 Jungle, Mars Attacks!, Father of the Bride, and Father of the Bride Part 2.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Kids & Family | Animation

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Awards & Nominations for Martin Short

Member of The Order of Canada Primetime Emmy Awards Theatre World Award Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical Earle Grey Award Canada's Walk of Fame Officer of The Order of Canada Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy
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Movies with Martin Short as Actor(79)

as Cheese (voice)2022 Mack & Rita
as Justin Beaver (voice)2021 Back Home Again
as Franck Eggelhoffer2020 Father of the Bride Part 3 (ish)
as The Father (voice)2020 The Willoughbys
as Grandpa Frump (voice)2019 The Addams Family
as Lemondrop / Ludzinka / Blitzen (voice)2018 Elliot: The Littlest Reindeer
as himself2018 Bathtubs Over Broadway
as himself2018 Love, Gilda
as Wilbur Turnblad2016 Hairspray Live!
as himself2015 Misery Loves Comedy
as himself2015 Being Canadian
as The Appraiser / The Jester (voice)2014 Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return
as Dr. Rudy Blatnoyd, D.D.S.2014 Inherent Vice
as Mr. Frankenstein / Mr. Burgemeister / Nassor (voice)2012 Frankenweenie
as Stefano (voice)2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
as Kirk the Woodsman (voice)2011 Hoodwinked Too! Hood VS. Evil
as Thimbletack (voice)2008 The Spiderwick Chronicles
as Nathan Thurm2005 Earth to America
as Jiminy Glick / David Lynch2004 Jiminy Glick in Lalawood
as Preminger (voice)2004 Barbie as The Princess & the Pauper
as George2002 CinéMagique
as B.E.N. (voice)2002 Treasure Planet
as Rodney2001 Prince Charming
as Ooblar (voice)2001 Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius
as Dr. Desmond Forrest Oates2001 Get Over It
as Mad Hatter1999 Alice in Wonderland
as Lionel Dillard1999 Mumford
as Huy (voice)1998 The Prince of Egypt
as Murray1997 A Simple Wish
as Richard Kempster1997 Jungle 2 Jungle
as Jerry Ross1996 Mars Attacks!
as Franck Eggelhoffer1995 Father of the Bride Part II
as Hubie (voice)1995 The Pebble and the Penguin
as Clifford Daniels1994 Clifford
as Stubbs the Clown (voice)1993 We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story
as Martin Harvey1992 Captain Ron
as Franck Eggelhoffer1991 Father of the Bride
as Eugene Proctor1991 Pure Luck
as himself1990 Night Of 100 Stars III
as Nathan Thurm1990 The Earth Day Special
as himself1989 The Making of Me
as Neil Sussman - Nick's Agent1989 The Big Picture
as Ned Perry1989 Three Fugitives
as Various Roles1989 I, Martin Short, Goes Hollywood
as Shucky1987 Really Weird Tales
as David Morgan1987 Cross My Heart
as Jack Putter1987 Innerspace
as Ned Nederlander1986 ¡Three Amigos!
as Bradley Z. Coleman1983 Sunset Limousine
as himself1982 O Canada!
as Engel1979 Lost and Found
as Louie1979 The Family Man

TV Shows/Series with Martin Short as Actor(69)

as Self - Celebrity Guest2022 Password
as Leprechaun2021 Schmigadoon!
as Oliver Putnam2021 Only Murders in the Building
as Dick Lundy2019 The Morning Show
as Self - Panelist2019 Lights Out with David Spade
as Gordie (voice)2017 Big Mouth
as Himself - Host2016 Maya & Marty
as Dr. Franff2015 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
as Murder victim2015 The Last Man on Earth
as Poppy Stilton (voice)2014 BoJack Horseman
as Lou2014 Mulaney
as himself2013 Hollywood Game Night
as Judge2012 Canada's Got Talent
as himself2012 Inside Comedy
as Self - Panelist2010 The Marriage Ref
as himself2010 Conan
as Merv Schechter2009 Modern Family
as Leonard Winstone2007 Damages
as Garrison Cootes2005 How I Met Your Mother
as Steward Havens2005 Weeds
as Uncle Jack2003 Arrested Development
as himself2001 Good Day Live
as Jiminy Glick2001 Primetime Glick
as himself2000 Curb Your Enthusiasm
as himself1999 The Early Show
as Sebastian Ballentine / Henry Palaver1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
as Self - Host1999 The Martin Short Show
as himself1997 The View
as Self - Guest1997 The View
as Self - Guest1996 The Rosie O'Donnell Show
as himself1996 Muppets Tonight
as himself1996 The Daily Show
as himself1995 MADtv
as Marty Short1994 The Martin Short Show
as Self - Guest1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien
as Guthrie Frenel (voice)1989 The Simpsons
as Johnny Appleseed1985 Tall Tales & Legends
as Melvin1977 The Love Boat
as Self - Various Characters1975 Saturday Night Live
as Self - Cameo (uncredited)1975 Saturday Night Live
as himself1975 Saturday Night Live
as Self - Host1975 Saturday Night Live

Movies with Martin Short as Crew(4)

TV Shows/Series with Martin Short as Crew(7)

Production/Executive Producer2021 Only Murders in the Building
Production/Executive Producer2001 Primetime Glick
Creator/Creator2001 Primetime Glick
Creator/Creator1994 The Martin Short Show
Writing/Writer1981 SCTV Network 90
Writing/Writer1975 Saturday Night Live

Full Name: Martin Short
Born: Sunday, 03/26 1950 (March) in Hamilton, Ontario (Canada) (current age: 73 years + 335 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: McMaster University, Westdale Secondary School
Spouses (current/former): Nancy Dolman
Father: Charles Patrick Short
Mother: Olive Grace Hayter
Related to: Clare Short
Influenced by/Role models: Stan Laurel, Harpo Marx, Jerry Lewis, Dick Van Dyke
Other names for Martin Short (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Martin Hayter Short"
"Jiminy Glick"
"มาร์ติน ชอร์ต"
Martin Short frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (40x, Actor)
Tress MacNeille (36x, Actress)
Fred Armisen (35x, Actor)
Bill Hader (32x, Actor)
Patton Oswalt (28x, Actor)
Kenan Thompson (28x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (26x, Actress)
Tina Fey (25x, Actress)
Jimmy Fallon (25x, Actor)
Tom Hanks (23x, Actor)
Will Ferrell (23x, Actor)
Steve Martin (14x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2633, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 02/14/2024