Emmy-award winning actor and slapstick comedian Martin Short takes the stage in Vegas as part of the Aces of Comedy series at The Mirage. A multitalented entertainer, Short has appeared on the small screen, in feature films and on Broadway. He's well known for his sidekick roles as characters like "Franck" in Steven Martin's "Father of the Bride" series.
The Ontario-born actor started his career playing small roles on American TV shows including "The Associates" and "I'm a Big Girl Now." He got his big break in 1982 when he landed a role on "SCTV: Network 90," the American version of the hit Canadian comedy series "SCTV." After working on the show he returned to New York City where he did a year-long stint on "Saturday Night Live."
Next, Short made his big-screen debut in "Three Amigos" where he performed opposite Chevy Chase and Steven Martin. Some of his other films include "Mars Attacks," "The Prince of Egypt" and "The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause."
In addition to his work on television and the silver screen, Short has also appeared in various stage productions such as "Godspell," "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" and "The Apple Tree," among others. Short has also found success as the writer and producer for his comedy specials: "Martin Short's Concert of the North Americas," "I, Martin Short Goes Hollywood" and "The Show Formerly Known as the Martin Short Show," which earned him an Emmy Award.
See for yourself how the veteran comic keeps the laughs rolling whether he's performing stand-up or taking on the role of another wacky character.