Andrea Martin Biography

 

Andrea Martin Biography

Date of Birth: January 15, 1947 (69)
Birth Place: Portland, ME, USA
Gender: Female

Andrea was most recently seen in the feature film, Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, and starring in the half?hour single?camera television comedy, “Working the Engels,” produced by Halfire?CORE Entertainment for Shaw Media and NBC. A veteran of television, stage and film, Andrea Martin won Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Awards for her performance in the Broadway revival of Pippin. Her theatre credits include the Lincoln Center Theater adaptation of Moss Hart’s Act One; My Favorite Year, for which she received Tony, Drama Desk and Theatre World Awards; the recent revival of Fiddler on the Roof; Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein (Tony, Drama Desk Award nominations); Exit the King (Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle Award nominations); Oklahoma! (Tony, Drama Desk Award nominations); Candide (Tony, Drama Desk Award nominations); and the legendary Toronto production of Godspell in which she co?starred with future collaborators and SCTV alumni Martin Short, Eugene Levy, and Dave Thomas. On SCTV, Martin not only earned two Emmy Awards for her writing, but also created some of television’s most indelible sketch comedy characters. Martin has done extensive voice work in television and film (The Simpsons, Anastasia, The Rugrats 3 Movie) and made memorable guest appearances on hit shows such as “30 Rock” and “Nurse Jackie.” Her film appearances include The Producers, Wag the Dog, Hedwig and the Angry Inch and My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Martin was born in Portland, Maine and splits her time between Toronto and New York.

Andrea Martin Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Andrea Martin, Act One
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Andrea Martin, Pippin
 
Drama League Awards - 2013 - Distinguished Performance Award
Andrea Martin, Pippin
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Andrea Martin , Pippin
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Andrea Martin, Pippin
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2010 - Best Leading Actress (Play)
Andrea MartinLove, Loss, and What I Wore
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2010 - Best Theatrical Special Event
Andrea MartinFinal Days! Everything Must Go!
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Andrea Martin, Exit the King
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Andrea Martin, Exit the King
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Featured Actress in a Musical
Andrea Martin, The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Andrea Martin, Young Frankenstein
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical
Andrea Martin, Oklahoma
 
Tony Awards - 2002 - Featured Actress in a Musical
Andrea Martin, Oklahoma!
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical
Andrea Martin, Candide
 
Tony Awards - 1997 - Featured Actress in a Musical
Andrea Martin, Candide
 
Theatre World Awards - 1993 - Performance
Andrea Martin, My Favorite Year
 
Tony Awards - 1993 - Featured Actress in a Musical
Andrea Martin, My Favorite Year
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1992 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical
Andrea Martin, My Favorite Year

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