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Andrea Martin

Andrea Martin, actress,

B: January 15, 1947 in Portland, Maine

Andrea Martin first appeared in children’s theatre. Later as a teenager, she made her professional debut as a singer at Portland’s annual Armenian Dance and Picnic. After earning her degree from Maine’s Emerson College, she moved to New York City and almost immediately landed the role of Lucy in a stage production of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Following her heart to Toronto, she appeared with Martin Short, Gilda Radner and Victor Garber in Godspell. Other stage roles followed and one day she was invited to join the Second City troupe as they were developing a TV variety series. After spending two years with the stage version of Toronto’s Second City she costarred in the TV series that ran under different names for another seven years. During the series she was nominated for 10 Emmy Awards winning two for writing. She was also nominated for Best Actress. As part of the cast of Second City’s 15th Anniversary Special, she earned two American Comedy Award nominations. In 1992, she made her Broadway debut in the musical My Favorite Year earning a Tony award for Featured Actress in a Musical. In 2005 she hosted the 25th Annual Genie Awards. At the time she was on Broadway in a revival of Fiddler on the Roof. In June of 2013 Andrea Martin won her second Tony Award for “best performance in a featured role by an actress” for her role in the Broadway production of Pippin. It also won “best consume design for a musical” for Canadian Dominique Lemieux. Primarily an American who spent a great part of her early career in Canada, Andrea is an American who is considered to be an “honourary” Canadian by all of her fans in this country.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

It’s Not Just You, Murray! (1964)

Foxy Lady (1971)
Cannibal Girls (1973)
Black Christmas (1974)
The Rimshots (TV-1976)
Torn Between Two Lovers (TV-1979)

Wholly Moses! (1980)
The Robert Klein Show (TV-1981)
Soup for One (1982)
Martin Short: Concert for the North Americas (TV-1985)
David Letterman`s Holiday Film Festival (TV-1985)
Club Paradise (1986)
Innerspace (1987)
Martha, Ruth & Edie (1988)
The Best of SCTV (TV-1988)
Rude Awakening (1989)
Worth Winning (1989)

Ted and Venus (1991)
Too Much Sun (1991)
Stepping Out (1991)
All I Want for Christmas (1991)
The Trial of Red Riding Hood (TV-1992)
The Itsy Bitsy Spider (voice, 1992)
Boris and Natasha (1992)
Frosty Returns (voice, TV-1992)
David Copperfield (voice, TV-1993)
Gypsy (TV-1993)
Guitarman (TV-1994)
In Search of Dr. Seuss (TV-1994)
Harrison Bergeron (TV-1995)
Bogus (1996)
Wag the Dog (1997)
The Rugrats Movie (voice, 1998)
The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue (voice, VR-1998)
Bartok the Magnificent (voice, VR-1999)

My Funny Valentine (TV-2000)
Believe (2000)
Loser (2000)
Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)
Recess: School`s Out (voice, 2001)
All Over the Guy (2001)
Prince Charming (TV-2001)
The Kid (voice, TV-2001)
Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (voice, 2001)
My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
Sick in the Head (TV-2003)
Kim Possible: A Stitch in Time (voice, TV-2003)
New York Minute (2004)
Jimmy Neutron: Attack of the Twonkies (voice, TV-2005)
The Producers (2005)
The TV Set (2006)
Brother Bear 2 (VR-2006)
Young Triffie (2006)
Black Christmas (2006)
The Cake Eaters (2007)
The Toe Tactic (voice, 2008)
Breaking Upwards (2009)

Delivering the Goods (2011)
Three Inches (TV-2011)
Buzzkill (2012)
I, Martin Short, Goes Home (TV-2012)
After All These Years (TV-2013)
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016)
Little Italy (2018)

TV Series – Cast:
The David Steinberg Show (1972)
The Sunshine Hour (1976)
Second City (1976-1981)

SCTV Network 90 (1981-1983)
SCTV Channel (1983-1984)
Roxie (1987)
The Completely Mental Misadventures of Ed Grimley (1988)

The Carol Guitarman (TV-1994)
The Martin Short Show (1994)
Earthworm Jim (voice, 1995)
Life… and Stuff (1997)
Recess (voice, 1997)
Damon (1998)
The New Woody Woodpecker Show (voice, 1999)
George and Martha (1999)

Committed (voice, 2001)
All Over the Guy (2001)
Prince Charming (TV-2001)
The Kid (voice, TV-2001)
Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (voice, 2001, 2003, 2004)
My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
Sick in the Head (TV-2003)
Kim Possible: A Stitch in Time (voice, TV-2003)
My Big Fat Greek Life (2003)
St. Urbain’s Horseman (mini-series, 2007)

Working the Engels (2014)
Difficult People (2015-2017)
Great News (2017-2018)
Evil (2021-2022)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
The Hart & Lorne Terrific Hour (1971)
King of Kensington (1975)

Kate & Allie (1986)
The Tracey Ullman Show (1989)
Sesame Street (1989, 2009)

Maniac Mansion (1992)
Goof Troop (voice, 1992)
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (voice, 1994)
Batman: The Animated Series (voice, 1994)
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1995)
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (voice, 1994, 1996)
Mad TV (1997)
Meego (1997)
The Simpsons (voice, 1997)
The Wild Thornberrys (voice, 1998)
The Outer Limits (1999)
Superman: The Animated Series (voice, 1998, 2000)
The Outer Limits (1999)
The Norm Show (1999)

DAG (2001)
Primetime Glick (2001)
Ed (2002)
My Big Fat Greek Life (2003)
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2003)
Chilly Beach (2005)
Hope & Faith (2005)
Kim Possible (voice, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007)
Insatiable (2007)
Nurse Jackie (2009)

Little Mosque on the Prairie (2010)
Dino Dan (2010)
The Cat in the Hat Knows Alot About That (voice, 2010, 2011)
30 Rock (2012)
Fugget About It (voice, 2012)
The Jack and Triumph Show (2015)
Modern Family (2015)
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmitdt (2017)
Will & Grace (2019)
The Good Fight (2017, 2018, 2019)
Elena of Avalor (voice, 2019, 2020)
Mickey and the Roadster Racers (voice, 2019, 2020, 2021)

Corner Gas Animated (voice (2020)
Harlem (2021)
Only Murders in the Building (2022)

Cannibal Girls, movie, poster,
This 1973 poster for Cannibal Girls was scanned from an original in the Northernstars Collection.
Little Italy, movie, poster,
Poster for Little Italy courtesy of eOne Films.