Martin Short - Quotes

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All these things that enter your head are assignments. You write them up and then throw them out there and if someone wants to do it, your assignment is done.

All these things that enter your head are assignments. You write them up and then throw them out there and if someone wants to do it, your assignment is done.

People do think I'm Jewish. But we're Irish Catholic. My father had a brogue. ---->>>

I think I'm funny because my family, my siblings were funny. ---->>>

No one is any one thing.

No one is any one thing.

I've chosen to treat my life more like a party than something to stress about. ---->>>

What's great about being a character actor is you know that you can survive forever. It's not about the gloss of your eyebrows. ---->>>

I pretend I'm one of the royal family when I'm in a hotel and that the hotel belongs to me - it is a palace. ---->>>

Someone once asked me what was the weirdest question I was ever asked. And I was stymied. ---->>>

You try to figure out things to keep yourself interested. It's very easy to get lulled. ---->>>

What I learned, a little too late, was that the 'traditional' Martin Short target viewer weighs under 300 pounds. Unfortunately, I was on during daytime. ---->>>

All you're trying to do in an improvisation is get as much material as possible for the editing room. ---->>>

I hate to lull the audience into letting them think that something is something. It's always fun to defy expectations. ---->>>

David Lynch and I almost made a movie together in the late '80s. We had lots of dinners and lunches. He's a very cool, hip guy. This film, let's face it, is like an homage to him, I would imagine he'd find it funny. ---->>>

I know if I were to drop dead now, people would probably write nice things in the obit. ---->>>

My mother was the concert master of the symphony. Absurdity and eccentricity were not criticized. ---->>>

Being the youngest of five, you're adored, you're fueled with confidence. ---->>>

I have a kind of objective luxury about my career. ---->>>

I think loss can fuel how you lead your whole life. ---->>>

I've never done an improvised movie as a fictitious character. I think that's the challenge. ---->>>

One of my great influences was Don Knotts as Barney Fife. ---->>>

Sometimes people get passionate about the obscure jokes. ---->>>

I have sometimes imagined my own death and brought myself to tears. ---->>>

I've done lots of improv things but not a whole movie. ---->>>

You go through publicists because it's easy for a publicist to say to another publicist, 'No'. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 03-26, 1950
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Occupation: Actor
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Martin Hayter Short CM (born March 26, 1950) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, writer, singer, and producer. He is known for his work on the television programs SCTV and Saturday Night Live. He has starred in comedy films, such as Three Amigos (1986), Innerspace (1987), Three Fugitives (1989), Father of the Bride (1991), Pure Luck (1991), Father of the Bride Part II (1995), Mars Attacks! (1996) and Jungle 2 Jungle (1997), and created the characters, Jiminy Glick and Ed Grimley (wikipedia)