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Martin Short

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Martin Short

Canadian American actor, comedian, writer, and producer add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1950.

Countries: United States (69%), Canada (20%), France (4%)

Main connections: Eugene Levy, Gilda Radner, Wall Street

Linked to: Westdale Secondary School, American Broadcasting Company, PBS, Stelco

 

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Martin Short was born in 1950 add something


1962

His eldest brother, David, was killed in a car accident in 1962 when Short was 12 add something


1970

His mother died of cancer in 1970, his father two years later of complications from a stroke add something

 

Short dated Gilda Radner in the 1970s add something


1971

Short attended Westdale Secondary School and graduated from McMaster University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work in 1971 add something


1972

Short met Canadian comic actress Nancy Dolman in 1972 during the run of "Godspell" add something

 

Gilda Radner - In Toronto, she made her professional acting debut in the 1972 production of "Godspell" with future stars Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin, Victor Garber, and Martin Short

 

Paul Shaffer - Shaffer began his music career in 1972 when Stephen Schwartz invited him as the musical director for the Toronto production of "Godspell", starring Victor Garber, Gilda Radner, Martin Short, Eugene_Levy, Dave Thomas and Andrea Martin


1976

David Steinberg - A new version of the show was produced in Canada in 1976 and featured Joe Flaherty, John Candy, Dave Thomas, Andrea Martin, and Martin Short


1977

Short was encouraged to pursue comedy by McMaster classmates Eugene Levy and Dave Thomas, whom he joined in the improvisation group The Second City in Edmonton, Alberta in 1977 add something


1979

He worked solely in Canada through 1979 add something

 

In 1979, Short starred in the U.S. sitcom "The Associates" about a group of young novice lawyers working at a Wall Street law firm add something

 

John Charles Walters Company - The company produced "The Associates", a TV sitcom about a small group of young Wall Street lawyers which ran during the 1979 television season starring Martin Short


1980

Dolman's brother, screenwriter/director Bob Dolman , married their close friend and colleague Andrea Martin, in 1980 add something

 

In 1980, he joined the cast of "I'm a Big Girl Now", a sitcom starring Diana Canova and Danny Thomas add something


1985

Dolman retired from show business in 1985 to be a stay-at-home mom and raise her family add something

 

In 1985, Short starred in the one-hour Showtime special, "Martin Short: Concert for the North Americas" add something


1986

Johnny Appleseed - Shelley Duvall's "Tall Tales & Legends" featured Johnny Appleseed, as played by Martin Short, in 1986


1987

Annette O'Toole - In 1987's "Cross My Heart", a romantic comedy, O'Toole had a leading role opposite Martin Short


1989

In 1989, Short headlined another one-hour comedy special, this time for HBO, "I, Martin Short, Goes Hollywood", Short's classic send-up of all things Hollywood add something


1991

La Chevre - An American remake of this film was made in 1991, starring Martin Short and Danny Glover, entitled "Pure Luck"


 

Short resumed work in the theater, playing a lead role in the 1993 musical version of the Neil Simon film "The Goodbye Girl", on Broadway, receiving a Tony award nomination and an Outer Critics Circle award add something

 

The Goodbye Girl - "The Goodbye Girl" was subsequently developed into a 1993 Broadway musical of the same name starring Martin Short and Bernadette Peters


1994

Short has had three television shows called "The Martin Short Show", including a sitcom, "The Martin Short Show", 1994; a sketch comedy show, "The Show Formerly Known as the Martin Short Show", 1995; and a syndicated talk show "The Martin Short Show", which ran from 1999 to 2000 add something

 

Charles Grodin - Grodin portrayed the frustrated uncle, alongside Martin Short in the 1994 comedy "Clifford"

 

Tom Scharpling - He has cited his major comedy influences as Chris Elliott's "Get a Life", "SCTV", "Saturday Night Live", and the 1994 absurdist comedy "Clifford" starring Martin Short


1997

In 1997, he appeared as Wall Street broker Richard Kempster in "Jungle 2 Jungle" alongside Tim Allen add something


1998

Patrick Dennis - There have been several revivals of "Little Me", most recently in 1998 with Martin Short, who won a Tony Award for Best Actor


 

He had the lead role in the 1999 Broadway revival of the musical "Little Me", for which he received a Tony award and another Outer Critics Circle award add something

 

He has appeared on stage and won the Tony award for Leading Actor in a Musical for the 1999 Broadway revival of "Little Me" add something


2001

Sean Maguire - In 2001, Maguire played the title role in the TV-film "Prince Charming", alongside Bernadette Peters, Christina Applegate and Billy Connolly - with Martin Short as his assistant, Rodney

 

Julie Delpy - In late 2001, she appeared alongside comedian Martin Short in the 30-minute film CinéMagique, a theatre-show attraction presented several times daily at Walt Disney Studios Park in Disneyland Resort Paris


2003

In 2003, Short took to the stage once again in the critically acclaimed Los Angeles run of "The Producers" add something

 

Michael McKean - McKean had a regular role as the brassy, heavily made-up bandleader Adrian Van Horhees in Martin Short's Comedy Central series, "Primetime Glick", and in 2003, he guest starred on "Smallville", the Superman prequel in which his wife stars as Martha Kent

 

Jason Alexander - Returning to the stage in 2003, Alexander was cast in a successful run, opposite Martin Short, in the Los Angeles production of Mel Brooks' "The Producers"


2004

In 2004, he wrote and starred in "Jiminy Glick in Lalawood" with Jan Hooks as his wife, Dixie Glick add something

 

Toronto International Film Festival - In 2004, TIFF was featured as the site of murder mystery in the film "Jiminy Glick in Lalawood", a comedy film starring Martin Short


2006

The show toured several cities in the spring of 2006, prior to opening on Broadway in August 2006; the show closed in January 2007 add something


2007

The cast album was released on April 10, 2007, and is available from Ghostlight Records, an imprint of Sh-K-Boom Records add something


2010

He joined the FX drama "Damages" as lawyer Leonard Winstone in 2010 add something

 

Nancy Dolman Short died on August 21, 2010, from ovarian cancer add something


2011

In 2011, Short joined the cast of "How I Met Your Mother" for its seventh season, playing Marshall Eriksen's manic boss and was a judge on the first and only season of "Canada's Got Talent" add something

 

He shot a new comedy special for television in Toronto in September 2011 add something

 

Dina Pugliese - On October 17, 2011, Martin Short announced on "Breakfast Television" that Pugliese will be the host of "Canada's Got Talent", the Canadian version of the hit international franchise which is scheduled to air early 2012


 

The special aired on CBC Television on April 3, 2012, and garnered Short a nomination for Best Lead Actor in a Comedy Program or Series at the 1st Canadian Screen awards add something


2013

He, along with Steve Martin and Chevy Chase appeared on an episode of "Saturday Night Live" as part of the "Five-Timers Club", on March 9, 2013, which is all of the those who have hosted the show for five or more times add something


2014

Beginning October, 2014, Short stars in the Fox sitcom, "Mulaney", playing the boss of the show's central character, creator/writer/producer John Mulaney add something

 

Short's memoir, covering his forty-year career in show business, "I Must Say: My Life as Humble Comedy Legend", was released on November 4, 2014 add something


2016

On May 31, 2016, Martin Short debuted a new variety show on NBC, "Maya & Marty" add something

 

Maya Rudolph - It was later announced that she would star in variety series "Maya & Marty" with Martin Short, which debuted on May 31, 2016