Birth Name: Martin Short
Birth Place: Hamilton, Ontario, CA
He was born Martin Hayter Short on March 26, 1950, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, the son of Charles Short, a steel company executive, and Olive Hayter, a violinist and concertmaster for the Hamilton Symphony Orchestra, both of whom died when Short was in his late teens. He developed a fascination for show business at an early age, staging imaginary talk shows in his bedroom that even included an applause track. Despite this interest, he did not plan to become a performer; his initial focus was medicine before shifting to social work as a student at McMaster University in Hamilton.While at university, Short was encouraged to audition for a Toronto production of "Godspell" by friend and fellow...
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