In the 1970s, Martin performed his offbeat, absurdist comedy routines before packed houses on national tours.
Since the 1980s, having branched away from comedy, Martin has become a successful actor, as well as an author, playwright, pianist, and banjo player, eventually earning him an Emmy, Grammy, and American Comedy awards, among other honors.
– via Wikipedia Martin Short is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, writer, singer, and producer.
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.