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Martin Short          

Iconic Comedian, Actor & Writer; Known for "Only Murders in the Building"

Martin Short, a celebrated comedian, writer, singer and actor, has won fans and accolades in television, film and theater since his breakout season on "Saturday Night Live" over 30 years ago.

Initially a professional stage actor, Short first appeared in a Toronto production of Godspell. He then joined The Second City improv company, making his Emmy-winning television debut on the Second City Television Network before joining "Saturday Night Live" as up-and-coming talent. Short made his film debut in Three Amigos!, a success followed with roles in globally-renowned films such as Clifford, Madagascar 3, Frankenweenie, and the Father of the Bride series, among others. Short has won a Tony award, Theatre World Award, and Outer Critics Circle Award for his work on Broadway in shows such as Little Me, The Goodbye Girl, and Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me.

Short’s Netflix special with Steve Martin, An Evening You Will Forget For The Rest Of Your Life, received 4 Emmy nominations. Their tours, Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t, and The Funniest Show in Town at the Moment, were smashing successes reflecting Short’s ability to connect with audiences worldwide. Martin and Short also star together in Hulu’s must-watch comedy series, "Only Murders in the Building."

Short has been awarded the Order of Canada, a star on the Canadian Walk of Fame, and a Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award from the Governor-General of Canada. Short’s memoir, "I Must Say: My Life as a Humble Comedy Legend," was a New York Times bestseller. A legendary performer with decades of blockbuster projects under his belt, Short speaks to a life of perseverance, dedication, and humor.


Review: Short, Martin have true comedic chemistry
A familiar voice introduced the first headliner at Pinewood Bowl on a brisk September Sunday: "One of the greatest entertainers in the world, Steve ... me!" A night of faux celebrity bravado followed for a contractually obligated hour and 51 beneath the stars as Steve Martin and Martin Short traded barbs and stage time. And it ended with "The Voice" finalist Hannah Huston bringing out two glasses of bubbly for the stars.
Who Is Marketing Genius Merv on ‘Modern Family’? That’s Martin Short
In the Modern Family episode 'Blindsided', while Luke and Manny (Rico Rodriguez) both run for class president and Cam (Eric Stonestreet) proves he’ll do anything to keep his star football player from leaving, Phil (Ty Burrell) tries to help his daughter Haley (Sarah Hyland) with her promotion business. Ty introduces Haley to a marketing genius named Merv Schechter.
Martin Short on book "Life As a Humble Comedy Legend" and show ...
Actor Martin Short calls himself a "humble comedy legend." It has been a busy few months for the versatile funnyman -- he's released a new book and has ...
Martin Short Nears Deal for NBC's Lorne Michaels Comedy
Martin Short is poised to turn game show host for NBC. The Emmy winner and former Saturday Night Live castmember is wrapping up a negotiation to join the ...
Martin Short Is Hollywood's Most Beloved Comedian—Here's Why ...
The comedian has never carried a movie or anchored a sitcom—but his iconic oddball characters endure in the American pantheon of funnies, says David ...

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