Martin Short

Biography: A great comedic performer, whose expressive face and body enable him to change himself, into any one of a dozen characters. He is a native-born Canadian who initially wowed audiences as one of the "SCTV" comedy troupe. He received the Earl Grey Award for his work in SCTV at the Gemini in Toronto, 1995. Short's self-created original characters, spot-on impersonations of real-life personalities (from Jerry Lewis to Katharine Hepburn), improvisational skills, and flair for physical comedy won him a berth on "Saturday Night Live" (1984-85 season) before director John Landis paired him with Steve Martin and Chevy Chase in the cowboy-hero spoof Three Amigos (1986).
He is currently living with his wife, Nancy Dolman, his 3 children - 1 daughter (Katherine born in 1984) and 2 sons (Oliver born in 1987 and Henry, born in 1990). The 5'8" year old man, and graduated from Westdale High School in Hamilton Ontario before attending McMaster University in Hamilton. He was trained to be a
A great comedic performer, whose expressive face and body enable him to change himself, into any one of a dozen characters. He is a native-born Canadian who initially wowed audiences as one of the "SCTV" comedy troupe. He received the Earl Grey Award for his work in SCTV at the Gemini in Toronto, 1995. Short's self-created original characters, spot-on impersonations of real-life personalities (from Jerry Lewis to Katharine Hepburn), improvisational skills, and flair for physical comedy won him a berth on "Saturday Night Live" (1984-85 season) before director John Landis paired him with Steve Martin and Chevy Chase in the cowboy-hero spoof Three Amigos (1986).
He is currently living with his wife, Nancy Dolman, his 3 children - 1 daughter (Katherine born in 1984) and 2 sons (Oliver born in 1987 and Henry, born in 1990). The 5'8" year old man, and graduated from Westdale High School in Hamilton Ontario before attending McMaster University in Hamilton. He was trained to be a social worker but got bit by the acting bug after taking a part in a production of "Godspell" in Toronto, Ontario.
His brother died when he was 12. By 20 years of age, both his parents also passed away.
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Martin Short's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 53
Highest Metascore: 83 The Wind Rises
Lowest Metascore: 20 Hoodwinked Too! Hood VS. Evil
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 19
  2. Negative: 3 out of 19
19 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
50 Misery Loves Comedy Apr 24, 2015 Himself tbd
60 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Jun 8, 2012 Stefano 6.6
40 America the Beautiful Aug 1, 2008 Himself 5.0
41 Jiminy Glick in Lalawood May 6, 2005 Producer / Character / Written By / Jiminy Glick/David Lynch 5.7
60 Treasure Planet Nov 5, 2002 B.E.N. 7.9
52 Get Over It Mar 9, 2001 Dr. Desmond Forrest Oates 8.3
52 Mars Attacks! Dec 13, 1996 Press Secretary Jerry Ross 6.6
49 Father of the Bride Part II Dec 8, 1995 Franck Eggelhoffer 8.7
51 Father of the Bride Dec 20, 1991 Franck Eggelhoffer 8.9