Short in September 2014
|Birth name||Martin Hayter Short|
March 13, 1950 |
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A
|Medium||Stand-up, film, television, theatre|
|Alma mater||McMaster University|
|Genres||Improvisational comedy, surreal humour, musical comedy, physical comedy, sketch comedy, character comedy, satire|
|Subject(s)||Canadian culture, American culture, current events, pop culture, human sexuality|
|Spouse||Nancy Dolman (m. 1980; her death 2010)|
Martin Hayter Short CM (born March 26, 1950) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, screenwriter, singer and producer. He is mostly known for hosting Second City Television and Saturday Night Live and for making the voice of Cat in the animated series The Cat in the Hat. He has won 3 Emmy Awards and a Tony Award during his 40 year career.
Short was born and raised in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada on March 26, 1950. He was educated at Westdale Secondary School and at McMaster University. He was married to Nancy Dolman from 1980 until her death in 2010. They had three children together. He currently lives in Pacific Palisades, California.
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- "Martin Short Biography (1950-) at FilmReference.com". filmreference. 2008. Retrieved June 9, 2008.
- Natalie Finn (August 23, 2010). "Martin Short Loses Wife to Cancer". E! Online. Retrieved August 23, 2010.
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