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Martin Short
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5' 8"
Nancy Dolman (c. 1979 - present); 1 daughter, 2 sons

Has three children Katherine (b.1984), Oliver (b.1987) and Henry (b.1990).

(1995) Received the Earl Grey Award for his work in SCTV at the Gemini in Toronto.

Attended McMaster University in Hamilton

Was trained to be a social worker but got bit by the acting bug after taking a part in a production of "Godspell" in Toronto, Ontario.

Graduated from Westdale Highschool in Hamilton Ontario.

(1999) Won a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance in the Broadway revival of "Little Me."

Biography from Leonard Maltin's Movie Encyclopedia:

The man who gave the world Ed Grimley and Jackie Rogers, Jr., has yet to achieve in his bigscreen work the prominence he enjoyed as one of TV's brightest lights. The tightly wound comedic performer, whose expressive face and body enable him to change himself, chameleonlike, into any one of a dozen characters, is a native-born Canadian who initially wowed audiences as one of the "SCTV" comedy troupe. Short's self-created original characters, spot-on impersonations of real-life personalities (from Jerry Lewis to Katharine Hepburn), improvisational skills, and flair for physical comedy won him a berth on "Saturday Night Live" (1984-85 season) before director John Landis paired him with Steve Martin and Chevy Chase in the cowboy-hero spoof ÁThree Amigos! (1986). (He'd already debuted on-screen in 1979's Lost and Found Short was a nebbishy, reluctant hero in Innerspace (1987), then toplined his first romantic comedy, Cross My Heart (also 1987). The farcical Three Fugitives (1989) was a misfire, as was the pratfall-laden Pure Luck (1991, in which he played the world's unluckiest man), and Captain Ron (1992), in which he played it straight and Kurt Russell went for the laughs! Short's supporting roles, however, have been hilarious, indicating that this may be his ideal movie niche. He was uproarious as a wigged-out Hollywood agent in The Big Picture (1989) and as a flamboyant wedding planner with an impenetrable accent in Father of the Bride (1991). He provided a voice for We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993) and played a ten-yearold boy in Clifford (1994). His Ultimate Nerd character from TV skits was also featured in the animated TV series "The Completely Mental Misadventures of Ed Grimley" (1988-89).

Martin Short stared in:

Title Year Saw with/at: Scene On Rating
Three Amigo's 1986 With Jessica 0000-00-00 ** 1/2
Innerspace 1987 With Jessica 0000-00-00 ***
Father of the Bride 1991 Don't Remeber 0000-00-00 ***
Father of the Bride Part II 1995 2011-12-11 ** 1/2
Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius 2001 w/ Suzy and Kendra on DVD 2002-08-17 * 1/2
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted 2012 Hanna 2012-11-09 *
Frankenwennie 2012 Suzy and Hanna 2013-01-12 * 1/2
Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return 2014 Suzy and Hanna 2014-10-24 * 1/2
The Willoughbys 2020 Suzy and Hanna 2020-09-27 ** 1/2