Martin Short

Movie Actor

Birthday March 26, 1950

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace Hamilton, Canada

Age 73 years old

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Saturday Night Live comic who starred in the 1996 film, Jungle to Jungle, and the 1986 film Three Amigos. He played roles in the 1996 film Mars Attacks! and the 1994 film Clifford. He also provided his voice for Madagascar 3 in 2012.

Before Fame

He appeared in a production of Godspell as his stage debut alongside fellow actors Victor Garber,Gilda Radner, and Eugene Levy.


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

Family Life

His brother-in-law is the Emmy-winning screenwriter Bob Dolman. He was married to Nancy Dolman from 1980 until her death in 2010 and he has three children named Katherine, Henry and Oliver. Previous to his marriage, he dated comedian Gilda Radner.

Associated With

He appeared in Father of the Bride 1 & 2 with Steve Martin.


Martin Short Highlights
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