Martin Short

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Martin Hayter Short is an actor, writer, and producer from Hamilton, Ontario who's best known for his comedy work, particularly on the TV programs SCTV and Saturday Night Live.

Martin Short is a master of impersonation and personification and has created over the years many memorable characters, most notably Jiminy Glick, Franck, the Wedding Consultant, aged impresario Irving Cohen, spurious entertainer Jackie Rodgers Jr., fey current-events commentator Troy Soren, industrialist and art patron Bradley P. Allen, nervous attorney Nathan Thurm and man-child Ed Grimley.