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Actor Martin Short

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Actor Martin Short

Actor Martin Short

Actor Martin Short

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Another SCTV alum, Short went on to Saturday Night Live, bringing his character Ed Grimley along with him. He's had his own TV shows, The Martin Short Show, and Prime Time Glick. His film career includes Father of the Bride, Captain Ron, and voiceovers for films such as The Prince of Egypt. This interview originally aired on Jan. 30, 1989.