Andrea Martin Biography

 

Andrea Martin Biography

Date Of Birth:
January 15, 1947 (68)
Birth Place:
Portland, ME, USA
Gender:
Female

Andrea Martin will next be seen 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 recently won Tony®, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Awards for her performance in the current Broadway revival of Pippin. Her theatre credits include 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 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. She will next be seen on screen in the forthcoming feature film, Night at the Museum 3. She will return to Broadway this season in the Lincoln Center Theater adaptation of Moss Hart’s Act One. Martin was born in Portland, Maine and splits her time between Toronto and New York.

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