Martin Short made his debut with ‘Godspell,’ a musical. ‘Lost and Found’ marked his first film. He also appeared in ‘The Associates,’ a critically lauded sitcom. Short shot to fame with television programs like ‘Saturday Night Live,’ and ‘SCTV.’
His performances in movies like ‘Father of the Bride,’ where he starred as Franck Eggelhoffer; ‘Three Amigos,’ where he played Ned Nederland; and ‘Innerspace’ have been well-received.
Some of his other notable roles in films include ‘Three Fugitives,’ ‘Father of The Bride Part II,’ ‘Captain Ron,’ ‘Mars Attack!,’ ‘Pure Luck,’ and ‘Jungle 2 Jungle.’
He has lent his voice in video games like ‘Treasure Planet,’ and ‘Creature Crunch,’ and also voiced the character of ‘Cat in the Hat’ in ‘The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!.’ He also made guest-appearances on various shows, including ‘How I Met Your Mother,’ ‘Damages,’ ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm,’ ‘Weeds,’ and ‘Arrested Developments.’
Larry ‘Doc’ Sportello is a good-hearted but inept stoner who works as a private investigator. His former lover, Shasta suddenly shows up and asks him to prevent her rich lover, Wolfmann, from being committed to insane asylum by Wolfmann’s wife. Doc soon finds himself tangled in the psychedelic world of drugs and corrupt LAPD.
Recently divorced Helen Grace and her three children, Mallory, Jared and Simon, have just moved into an isolated old house owned by their great, great uncle Arthur Spiderwick. But when Jared finds an old Guide book, written by Arthur and comes to know about supernatural creatures living in the same house, disturbing incidences begin to occur on daily basis.
Earth is surrounded by a fleet of Martians spaceships who initially claim to have come in peace. But they soon kill the entire U.S. Congress and later assassinate President James Dale. Earth survives when it is accidentally discovered that Martians die on hearing Slim Whitman’s song “Indian Love Call” which is then played all over the world.
The story focuses on Jim Hawkins, a young man residing in planet Montressor and his journey to the Treasure Planet, from where he hopes to bring back the hidden treasure in order to rebuild his family inn. Based on Robert Louis Stevenson's 1883 novel, Treasure Island, the film is set in outer space and was nominated for Best Animated Feature at the 75th Academy Awards.
The Disney adaptation of the Book of Exodus is an animated retelling of the life of Moses. It follows Moses’ journey from an Egyptian prince, to his final destination of leading the Hebrew slaves in Egypt to their freedom, to Mount Sinai, away from his brother Pharaoh Rameses II.
Victor, a school boy, is heartbroken after losing his pet dog Sparky in a car accident, but succeeds in reviving him using science experiment. Getting a wind of this, his school-friends blackmail him into sharing the secret and then resuscitate their own dead pets. The ‘monster’ Sparky creates fright in the neighborhood, and soon the town is swarming with more such ‘monsters.’
An animated comedy, Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted is the third film in the series and showcases four animals still trying to get back to their home in Central Park Zoo of New York. In this instalment, Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman join a travelling circus in Europe, all the while trying to evade capture by an overzealous animal control officer.
Martin Short Awards
|AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Mel Brooks||Outstanding Variety Special||2014|
|SCTV Network 90||Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program||1983|