Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me 2006 opening night premiere

by mikeseravello-41380 | created - 01 Sep 2019 | updated - 01 Sep 2019 | Public

Thursday August 17th, Jacobs Theatre 242 W 45th St, New York, NY 10036

1. Martin Short

Actor | The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause

Martin Short was born on March 26, 1950 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada as Martin Hayter Short. He is an actor and writer, known for The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006), Inherent Vice (2014) and Three Amigos! (1986). He was previously married to Nancy Dolman.

2. Elizabeth Stanley

Actress | Fringe

Elizabeth Stanley is an actress, known for Fringe (2008), FBI (2018) and Blue Bloods (2010).

3. Chris Elliott

Actor | Groundhog Day

Chris Elliott was born on May 31, 1960 in New York City, New York, USA as Christopher Nash Elliott. He is an actor and writer, known for Groundhog Day (1993), There's Something About Mary (1998) and Cabin Boy (1994). He has been married to Paula Niedert Elliott since March 8, 1986. They have two ...

4. Andrea Martin

Actress | My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Andrea Martin was born on January 15, 1947 in Portland, Maine, USA as Andrea Louise Martin. She is an actress and writer, known for My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016) and Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001).

5. Christine Ebersole

Actress | The Wolf of Wall Street

Christine Ebersole was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Marian Esther (Goodley) and Robert Amos Ebersole, a steel company president. She won the 2007 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her work in "Grey Gardens". Previously, she was awarded the Drama Desk Award, the Outer Critics Circle ...

6. Nathan Lane

Actor | The Producers

Nathan Lane was born on February 3, 1956 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Joseph Lane. He is an actor, known for The Producers (2005), The Birdcage (1996) and The Lion King (1994). He has been married to Devlin Elliott since November 17, 2015.

7. Billy Crystal

Actor | Forget Paris

Billy Crystal was born on March 14, 1948 in Manhattan, New York, and was raised on Long Island. He is the youngest of three sons born to Helen (Gabler) and Jack Crystal. His father was a well-known concert promoter who co-founded Commodore Records and his mother was a homemaker. His family were ...

8. Janice Crystal

Producer | Billy Crystal: 700 Sundays

Janice Crystal was born on March 16, 1949 in New York City, New York, USA as Janice Louise Goldfinger. She is a producer and actress, known for Billy Crystal: 700 Sundays (2014), My Uncle Berns (2003) and The Comedians (2015). She has been married to Billy Crystal since June 4, 1970. They have two ...

9. Matthew Broderick

Actor | The Producers

A slight comic actor chiefly known for his boyish charm, Matthew Broderick was born on March 21, 1962 in New York City, to Patricia Broderick (née Biow), a playwright and painter, and James Broderick, an actor. His father had Irish and English ancestry, and his mother was from a Jewish family (from...

10. Sarah Jessica Parker

Actress | Sex and the City

Sarah Jessica Parker was born March 25, 1965, in Nelsonville, Ohio, to Barbra Forste (née Keck), a teacher who ran a nursery school, and Stephen Parker, a journalist. Her parents divorced, and her mother later remarried to Paul Forste and had four more children, bringing the total to eight. Sarah ...

11. Tom Hanks

Producer | Cast Away

Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was born in Concord, California, to Janet Marylyn (Frager), a hospital worker, and Amos Mefford Hanks, an itinerant cook. His mother's family, originally surnamed "Fraga", was entirely Portuguese, while his father was of mostly English ancestry. Tom grew up in what he has ...

12. Rita Wilson

Actress | Jingle All the Way

Rita Wilson was born on October 26, 1956 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Margarita Ibrahimoff. She is an actress and producer, known for Jingle All the Way (1996), Sleepless in Seattle (1993) and Runaway Bride (1999). She has been married to Tom Hanks since April 30, 1988. They have two children.

13. Kristen Johnston

Actress | 3rd Rock from the Sun

Kristen Johnston studied acting at the Atlantic Theater Company Acting School in New York City.

She won two Emmys for her role on 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996). She has appeared on many other television shows, including Ugly Betty (2006), ER (1994), Bored to Death (2009) and, perhaps most memorably, ...

14. Brian Stokes Mitchell

Soundtrack | The Prince of Egypt

Brian Stokes Mitchell was born on October 31, 1957 in Seattle, Washington, USA. He is an actor, known for The Prince of Egypt (1998), Ghost Dad (1990) and Trapper John, M.D. (1979). He has been married to Allyson Tucker since September 3, 1994. They have one child.

15. Paul Shaffer

Actor | This Is Spinal Tap

Paul Shaffer was born on November 28, 1949 in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada as Paul Allan Wood Shaffer. He is known for his work on This Is Spinal Tap (1984), Hercules (1997) and A Very Murray Christmas (2015). He has been married to Catherine Maria Vasapoli since August 19, 1990. They have two ...

16. Craig Bierko

Actor | The Thirteenth Floor

Craig Bierko was born on August 18, 1964 in Rye Brook, New York, USA as Craig Philip Bierko. He is an actor, known for The Thirteenth Floor (1999), The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) and Scary Movie 4 (2006).

17. Graydon Carter

Actor | Arbitrage

Graydon Carter has been editor of Vanity Fair since July 1992. He founded Spy magazine in 1986 with Kurt Andersen and Tom Phillips. He worked as a staff writer for Time, where he covered business, law, and entertainment for five years before joining Life as a staff writer in 1983. Prior to joining ...

18. James Marsden

Actor | Hairspray

James Paul Marsden, or better known as just James Marsden, was born on September 18, 1973, in Stillwater, Oklahoma, to Kathleen (Scholz) and James Luther Marsden. His father, a distinguished Professor of Animal Sciences & Industry at Kansas State University, and his mother, a nutritionist, divorced...

19. Harry Smith

Self | Rock Center with Brian Williams

Harry Smith was born on August 21, 1951 in Lansing, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Rock Center with Brian Williams (2011), Human Tragedy: The Faces of Kosovo (1999) and 60 Minutes (1968). He has been married to Andrea Joyce since June 14, 1986. They have two children.

20. Michael Feinstein

Soundtrack | Bright Lights, Big City

Michael Feinstein was born on September 7, 1956 in Columbus, Ohio, USA. He has been married to Terrence Flannery since October 17, 2008.

21. Tina Fey

Writer | 30 Rock

Elizabeth Stamatina Fey was born in 1970 in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, just west of Philadelphia, to Xenobia "Jeanne" (Xenakes), a brokerage employee, and Donald Henry Fey, who wrote grant proposals for universities. Her mother is Greek, born in Piraeus, while her father had German, Northern Irish,...

22. Matthew Morrison

Actor | Glee

It took a summer of acting in a children's theater group to convince Matthew Morrison that he wanted to become an actor. He auditioned and attended Orange County High School of the Arts, and followed that with NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, although he didn't enjoy his college foray. Despite a ...

23. Alan Zweibel

Writer | It's Garry Shandling's Show.

Alan Zweibel was born on May 20, 1950 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Alan Mark Zweibel. He is a writer and producer, known for It's Garry Shandling's Show. (1986), North (1994) and Saturday Night Live (1975). He has been married to Robin Blankman since November 24, 1979. They have ...

24. Bette Midler

Soundtrack | The First Wives Club

Multi Grammy Award-winning singer/comedienne/author Bette Midler has also proven herself to be a very capable actress in a string of both dramatic and comedic roles. Midler was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on December 1, 1945. She is the daughter of Ruth (Schindel), a seamstress, and Fred Midler, a ...

25. Bernadette Peters

Actress | The Jerk

Throughout her illustrious career, Bernadette Peters has dazzled audiences and critics with her performances on stage and television, in concert, and on recordings. She is one of the most critically-acclaimed Broadway performers, having received nominations for seven Tony Awards, winning two, and ...

26. Jerry Seinfeld

Producer | Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Betty (Hesney) and Kalman Seinfeld. His father was of Hungarian Jewish descent, while Jerry's maternal grandparents, Salha and Selim Hosni, were Syrian Jewish immigrants (from Aleppo). He moved with his family, including sister Carolyn, to ...

27. Jessica Seinfeld

Producer | The Marriage Ref

Jessica Seinfeld was born on September 12, 1971 in Oyster Bay, New York, USA as Nina Danielle Sklar. She is a producer and writer, known for The Marriage Ref (2010), Downtown Sprouts and Comedian (2002). She has been married to Jerry Seinfeld since December 25, 1999. They have three children. She ...

28. Nicole Linkletter

Casting_department | Life or Debt

Nicole Linkletter was born on February 27, 1986 in Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA. She is known for her work on Life or Debt (2016), Ai for Ai (2010) and Got Game (2014). She has been married to Adam Nathanson since November 15, 2013. They have one child.

29. Katherine Short

Actress | Kalabit

Katherine Short is an actress, known for Kalabit (2003).

30. Nancy Dolman

Actress | Soap

Nancy Dolman was born on September 26, 1951 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Nancy Jane Dolman. She was an actress, known for Soap (1977), It's a Living (1980) and Landon Landon & Landon (1980). She was married to Martin Short. She died on August 21, 2010 in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, ...

31. Oliver Short

Assistant_director | Somnium

32. Nicole Parker

Actress | Disaster Movie

Nicole Parker was born on February 21, 1978 in Irvine, California, USA as Nicole Frances Parker. She is an actress and writer, known for Disaster Movie (2008), MADtv (1995) and Meet the Spartans (2008). She has been married to Seth Redford since August 12, 2011. They have one child.

33. Mary Birdsong

Actress | The Descendants

Mary grew up in the small beach community of Long Beach Island, New Jersey. Mary graduated from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts where she earned her BFA in acting, and was also awarded the Stella Adler Award for Outstanding Achievement in Acting.

Mary made her Broadway debut in "Martin Short: Fame ...

34. Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Self | A Better Way

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. was born on January 17, 1954 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Robert Francis Kennedy Jr. He is a producer, known for A Better Way (2020), 1986: The Act (2020) and Sur le dos de la Grande-Baleine (1994). He has been married to Cheryl Hines since August 2, 2014. He ...

35. Lily Rabe

Actress | No Reservations

Lily Rabe was born on June 29, 1982 in New York, New York, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for No Reservations (2007), Miss Stevens (2016) and Fractured (2019).

36. Lauren Bacall

Actress | To Have and Have Not

Lauren Bacall was born Betty Joan Perske on September 16, 1924, in New York City. She was the daughter of Natalie Weinstein-Bacal, a Romanian Jewish immigrant, and William Perske, who was born in New Jersey, to Polish Jewish parents. Her family was middle-class, with her father working as a ...

37. Chevy Chase

Actor | National Lampoon's Vacation

Chevy Chase was born Cornelius Crane Chase in Lower Manhattan, New York, to Cathalene Parker (Browning), a concert pianist and librettist, and Edward Tinsley "Ned" Chase, an editor and writer. His parents both came from prominent families, and his grandfathers were artist and illustrator Edward ...

38. Eugene Levy

Actor | A Mighty Wind

Eugene Levy is an award-winning actor, writer, and producer. He has appeared in more than 60 motion pictures to date, eight of which having topped the $100M mark. The box office success of films such as Bringing Down the House (2003), Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005) , and Father of the Bride Part II ...

39. Jason Sudeikis

Actor | Ted Lasso

Jason Sudeikis was born on September 18, 1975 in Fairfax, Virginia as Daniel Jason Sudeikis. His father is Daniel Joseph Sudeikis, a Vice President of a business development and his mother is Kathryn (née Wendt), a travel agent at Brennco and President of the American Society of Travel Agents. He ...

40. Tricia Walsh

Self | Pineapple Dance Studios

Tricia Walsh's (aka, Tricia Walsh-Smith) father was in the Royal Air Force, so as a child, she traveled the world. In her teens, she went to London and studied at the Italia Conti Academy of Dramatic Arts. She appeared in television situation comedies, The Kenny Everett Show, Constant Hot water, ...

41. Jeff Richmond

Composer | 30 Rock

Jeff Richmond was born on January 7, 1961 in Kilsyth, West Virginia, USA as Jeffrey Wayne Richmond. He is a composer and producer, known for 30 Rock (2006), Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015) and Mean Girls (2004). He has been married to Tina Fey since June 3, 2001. They have two children.

42. Scott Wittman

Soundtrack | Smash

With Marc Shaiman, won a 2003 Tony Award for Best Score of a Musical for "Hairspray".

43. Bernie Brillstein

Producer | The Blues Brothers

Bernie Brillstein was born on April 26, 1931 in New York City, New York, USA as Bernard J. Brillstein. He is known for his work on The Blues Brothers (1980), Ghostbusters (1984) and Ghostbusters II (1989). He was married to Carrie Brillstein and Deborah Koskoff. He died on August 7, 2008 in Los ...

44. Emanuel Azenberg

Producer | American Playhouse

Emanuel Azenberg was born on January 22, 1934 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on American Playhouse (1980), The Lion in Winter (1968) and 'Master Harold'... and the Boys (1985).

46. Wendi McLendon-Covey

Actress | Bridesmaids

Wendi McLendon-Covey is best known for her playing Beverly Goldberg on "The Goldbergs", Deputy Clementine Johnson on "Reno 911!", Liz the crazy cat lady on "Rules of Engagement", Lydia Mayhew on "Lovespring International", and Rita in "Bridesmaids." Wendi was in the Sunday Company at L.A.s famed ...

47. Laurie Kennedy

Actress | Homicide: Life on the Street

Laurie Kennedy was born on February 14, 1945 in Hollywood, California, USA as Laurie Ewing Kennedy. She is an actress, known for Homicide: Life on the Street (1993), Kennedy (1983) and Winter Passing (2005). She was previously married to D. Keith Mano.

48. Larry David

Actor | Whatever Works

Larry David was born on July 2, 1947 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Lawrence Gene David. He is a producer and writer, known for Whatever Works (2009), Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000) and Seinfeld (1989). He has been married to Ashley Underwood since October 7, 2020. He was previously ...

49. Angie Schworer

Actress | The Producers

Angie Schworer is an actress, known for The Producers (2005), Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001) and Smash (2012).

50. Allyson Mitchell

Atlantis: The Lost Empire

Allyson Mitchell is known for her work on Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001), Hercules (1997) and Treasure Planet (2002).

51. Capathia Jenkins

Actress | Chicago

Capathia Jenkins is an actress, known for Chicago (2002), Top Five (2014) and Nine (2009).

52. Alec Baldwin

Actor | The Departed

Alec Baldwin is the oldest, and best-known, of the four Baldwin brothers in the acting business (the others are Stephen Baldwin, William Baldwin and Daniel Baldwin). Alexander Rae Baldwin III was born on April 3, 1958 in Massapequa, New York, the son of Carol Newcomb (Martineau) and Alexander Rae ...

53. Nicole Seidel

Actress | Greystone Park

Nicole Seidel is an actress, known for Greystone Park (2012).

54. Rip Taylor

Actor | DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp

The nicknames, "The Prince of Pandemonium", "The Master of Mayhem" and "King of Camp and Confetti", are but a few valid applications that were thrust upon zany comedian Rip Taylor, whose flamboyant blend of burlesque and self-deprecating humor entertained audiences for over four decades. He ...

55. Marc Shaiman

Soundtrack | Smash

A great talent who started his career in Saturday Night Live (1975), where he worked with colleagues like Rob Reiner or Billy Crystal. He worked for some great stage values as Eric Clapton, Rosemary Clooney, Harry Connick Jr., Billy Crystal, Lauryn Hill, Jennifer Holliday, Nathan Lane, Jenifer Lewis...

56. Walter Bobbie

Actor | Thinner

Walter Bobbie was born on November 18, 1945 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor, known for Thinner (1996), The First Wives Club (1996) and One Life to Live (1968).

57. Brooks Ashmanskas

Actor | Julie & Julia

Brooks Ashmanskas is an actor, known for Julie & Julia (2009), The Good Wife (2009) and All My Children (1970).

58. Laurie Lennard

Producer | An Inconvenient Truth

Laurie Lennard was born on March 22, 1958 in the USA. She is known for her work on An Inconvenient Truth (2006), Sour Grapes (1998) and Get a Life (1990). She was previously married to Larry David.

59. Kathleen Marshall

Actress | The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement

Kathleen Marshall is a graduate of Northwestern University who made her New York theatre debut in the Off-Broadway production of 'Wrong Turn at Lungfish' at the Promenade Theatre. Other stage credits include the LA premiere of 'Life Beneath the Roses', 'The Odyssey', 'Medea', 'Antigone', and '...

60. Daniel Goldfarb

Producer | The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Daniel Goldfarb is a producer and writer, known for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017), Driftwood Two-Lizard Mom (2020) and Rogue (2013).

61. Jann Wenner

Actor | Jerry Maguire

Jann Wenner was born on January 7, 1946 in New York City, New York, USA as Jan Simon Wenner. He is a producer and actor, known for Jerry Maguire (1996), The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert (2009) and Rolling Stone Magazine: The 10th Anniversary (1977). He was previously married ...

62. Martin von Haselberg

Actor | UHF

Argentinian-born Martin von Haselberg, along with Brian Routh, form the performance art group known as the Kipper Kids. After they met in 1970, they created a character named Harry Kipper. They have since put on shows all over the world.

Von Haselberg got married to songstress Bette Midler in 1984. ...

63. Matthew Sterling Nye

Actor | Iron Man Three

Matthew Nye was born and raised humbly in a one-bedroom apartment with his father and grandfather in Hollywood, Florida. He never focused much in school. Instead, he focused on his craft, writing performing and studying his trade, from spoken word poetry to stand up to staring into the mirror and ...

64. Jerry Mitchell

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Jerry Mitchell is known for his work on Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001), Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999) and Meet Joe Black (1998).

65. Warren Leight

Producer | Law & Order: Criminal Intent

Warren Leight is a writer and showrunner who is currently helming Law & Order: Special Victims Unit during its historic 21st season. Previously, he developed new projects for Sony's television division and was showrunner and Executive Producer of the NBC drama, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit ...

67. Sara Gettelfinger

Actress | Sex and the City

Born in Louisville, KY an actress, singer and dancer earned her BFA from University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Cast in Lincoln Center's new play by John Guare, "A Free Man Of Color" as Dona Athenee and the role Calliope. Gettelfinger starred on Broadway in "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels...

68. Gerald Schoenfeld

Producer | 'Master Harold'... and the Boys

Gerald Schoenfeld was born on September 22, 1924 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a producer and actor, known for 'Master Harold'... and the Boys (1985), Broadway Danny Rose (1984) and American Playhouse (1980). He was married to Patricia Miller. He died on November 25, 2008 in Manhattan, ...

69. Phyllis Newman

Actress | Mannequin

Phyllis Newman was born on March 19, 1933 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. She was an actress, known for Mannequin (1987), The Human Stain (2003) and One Life to Live (1968). She was married to Adolph Green. She died on September 15, 2019 in New York City, New York, USA.

70. Richie Jackson

Producer | Shortbus

Richie Jackson was born in 1965 in the USA. He is a producer, known for Shortbus (2006), Nurse Jackie (2009) and Dirty (2020). He has been married to Jordan Roth since September 8, 2012.

71. Jordan Roth

Actor | I Think I Do

Jordan Roth is a four time Tony award-winning producer, president of Jujamcyn Theaters, and New York City fashion icon. As president of Jujamcyn Theaters, Roth oversees five Broadway theatres, presenting some of the most influential and successful musicals and plays on Broadway including: Frozen at...

72. Matt Blank

Actor | Mirror Mirror

Matt Blank is an actor, known for Mirror Mirror (2018).

73. Barbara Barrie

Actress | Breaking Away

After endless stage and television work, Barrie received a Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress for her performance in the ground-breaking racial drama One Potato, Two Potato (1964), as Julie, a young, white mother who marries a black man after she and her daughter are abandoned by her ...

74. Jessica Molaskey

Actress | The Sound of Music Live!

Jessica Molaskey is an actress, known for The Sound of Music Live! (2013), Law & Order (1990) and Broadway.com #LiveatFive (2015). She has been married to John Pizzarelli since January 1998. They have one child.

75. John Pizzarelli

Soundtrack | How to Lose Friends & Alienate People

John Pizzarelli was born on April 6, 1960 in Paterson, New Jersey, USA as John Paul Pizzarelli III. He has been married to Jessica Molaskey since January 1998. They have one child.

76. Christopher Gattelli

Hail, Caesar!

Christopher Gattelli is known for his work on Hail, Caesar! (2016), Isn't It Romantic (2019) and The King and I (2018).

79. Carol Woods

Actress | Across the Universe

Carol Woods was born on November 13, 1943 in Jamaica, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Across the Universe (2007), Sweet and Lowdown (1999) and The Honeymooners (2005).

80. Goldie Hawn

Actress | Overboard

Goldie Jeanne Hawn was born on November 21, 1945 in Washington, D.C. & raised in Takoma Park, Maryland to Laura Hawn (née Steinhoff), a jewelry shop/dance school owner & Rut Hawn, a band musician. She has a sister, Patti Hawn, and a brother, Edward, who died in infancy before her birth. She was ...

81. Kurt Russell

Actor | The Hateful Eight

Kurt Vogel Russell on March 17, 1951 in Springfield, Massachusetts to Louise Julia Russell (née Crone), a dancer & Bing Russell, an actor. He is of English, German, Scottish and Irish descent. His first roles were as a child on television series, including a lead role on the Western series The ...



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