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Martin Hayter Short OC (born March 26, 1950) is a Canadian American actor, comedian, singer, and writer. He is known for his work on the television programs SCTV and Saturday Night Live. He has starred in comedy films such as Three Amigos (1986), Innerspace (1987), Three Fugitives (1989), Captain Ron (1992), Clifford (1994), Mars Attacks! (1996), Jungle 2 Jungle (1997), and The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006). Short created the characters Jiminy Glick and Ed Grimley. He also acted in the sitcom Mulaney (2014-2015), the variety series Maya and Marty (2016), and The Morning Show (2019). He currently stars in the Hulu comedy series Only Murders in the Building (2021) for which he earned a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a Critics Choice Television Award nomination.

Short also provided voice-work for films like The Pebble and the Penguin (1995), Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genuis (2001), Treasure Planet (2002), The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008), and the DreamWorks Animation film, Madagascar franchise (2012-2019). He has also had an active career on stage, starring in the Broadway plays The Goodbye Girl (1993) and Little Me (1998–1999). The latter earned him a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical and the former a nomination in the same category.

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