Martin Mull

Biography: A classically trained artist, Martin fell into acting by stages.

While still a student and struggling artist, Martin began writing songs and performing. First as part of a group called Soop, he performed on one album called In the Soop. Subsequent albums were under his own name, although pianist Ed Wise (who was with MM in the previous group) continued to perform with him. His break into acting came when Norman Lear offered him a role on the soap opera parody Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman. After this character was killed off (followed quickly by the assassination of Mary Hartman itself because star Louise Lasser burned herself out), Lear cast him in another parody, Fernwood 2Night, which poked fun at small-town talk shows. This was set in Fernwood, Ohio, the fictional home of Mary Hartman. For the second season, the show was renamed America 2Night. The locale was changed to a small town near Los Angeles so that big stars could appear on the show from time to time. After
A classically trained artist, Martin fell into acting by stages.

While still a student and struggling artist, Martin began writing songs and performing. First as part of a group called Soop, he performed on one album called In the Soop. Subsequent albums were under his own name, although pianist Ed Wise (who was with MM in the previous group) continued to perform with him.

His break into acting came when Norman Lear offered him a role on the soap opera parody Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman. After this character was killed off (followed quickly by the assassination of Mary Hartman itself because star Louise Lasser burned herself out), Lear cast him in another parody, Fernwood 2Night, which poked fun at small-town talk shows. This was set in Fernwood, Ohio, the fictional home of Mary Hartman. For the second season, the show was renamed America 2Night. The locale was changed to a small town near Los Angeles so that big stars could appear on the show from time to time.

After America 2Night, Martin appeared in numerous movies and had a recurring character on Roseanne. Currently he can be seen as the Principal on Sabrina, the Teenaged Witch.

But as far as MM was concerned, this was just a side trip. His real love was, and is, in his painting. If he got some money from his acting or singing/songwriting (one of his songs was covered by Sonic Youth), it was more to buy "more tubes of paint" than anything else.
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Martin Mull's Scores

Average career score: 47
Highest Metascore: 67 Two and a Half Men: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 15 Dads: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 5
  2. Negative: 1 out of 5
5 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
15 Dads: Season 1 Sep 17, 2013 Crawford 3.8
tbd Two and a Half Men: Season 10 Sep 27, 2012 Russell 3.9
tbd Two and a Half Men: Season 9 Sep 19, 2011 Russell 3.8
tbd American Dad!: Season 6 Oct 3, 2010 Father Donovan 7.9
tbd Two and a Half Men: Season 8 Sep 20, 2010 Russell 6.8
tbd American Dad!: Season 5 Jan 3, 2010 Father Donovan 7.6
49 Eastwick: Season 1 Sep 23, 2009 Milton Philmont 8.5
tbd Two and a Half Men: Season 7 Sep 21, 2009 Russell 7.3
tbd American Dad!: Season 4 Jan 25, 2009 Father Donovan 7.2
tbd Two and a Half Men: Season 6 Sep 22, 2008 Russell 8.0
tbd American Dad!: Season 3 Oct 7, 2007 Father Donovan 7.7
tbd Danny Phantom: Season 3 Aug 20, 2007 Vlad Masters/Plasmius 8.2
tbd American Dad!: Season 2 Apr 23, 2006 Father Donovan 7.6
tbd Danny Phantom: Season 2 Jun 24, 2005 Vlad 8.6
41 American Dad!: Season 1 Feb 6, 2005 Father Donovan 7.6
tbd Danny Phantom: Season 1 Apr 3, 2004 Vlad 8.0
67 Two and a Half Men: Season 1 Sep 22, 2003 Russell 8.0
tbd Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Season 4 Sep 24, 1999 Willard Kraft 3.9
tbd Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Season 3 Sep 25, 1998 Mr. Willard Kraft / Willard Kraft 4.6
tbd Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Season 2 Sep 26, 1997 Willard Kraft 4.8
65 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Season 1 Sep 27, 1996 Mr. Willard Kraft 5.9
tbd Roseanne: Season 9 Sep 17, 1996 Leon 4.3
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 4 Sep 2, 1996 Guest tbd
tbd Roseanne: Season 8 Sep 19, 1995 Leon Carp 5.0
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 3 Sep 4, 1995 Guest tbd
tbd Roseanne: Season 7 Sep 21, 1994 Leon Carp 5.3
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 2 Aug 29, 1994 Guest 10
tbd Roseanne: Season 6 Sep 14, 1993 Leon Carp 5.3
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 1 Aug 30, 1993 Guest 6.3
tbd Family Dog: Season 1 Jun 23, 1993 Skip Binsford tbd