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Andrea Martin

Andrea Martin has appeared in the feature films Bogus, Wag the Dog, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, All Over the Guy, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, and Cannibal Girls, for which she won the Best Actress Award at SITGES, the international horror film festival of Spain.

Martin co-starred in the television series SCTV for which she also won 2 Emmy Awards for writing and an Emmy nomination for Best Actress. Her additional television credits include My Big Fat Greek Life in which she reprised her role from the popular film, along with appearances in Damon, The Tracy Ullman Show, Ed, Crossing Jordan, Prince Charming, and Gypsy. She is also the recipient of 3 American Comedy Award nominations for several cable specials including her own Andrea Martin Together which also received a Cable Ace Award nomination for writing.

She has lent her voice to an impressive list of animated projects including Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, The Rugrats Movie, The Simpsons, Superman, and Anastasia, among others.

Martin's theater credits include her one woman show Nude, Nude, Totally Nude, which received a Drama Desk Award nomination and her role in My Favorite Year earned her a Tony, Drama Desk, OuterCritics Circle, and Theatre World Award. She also received a Tony Award and Drama Desk Award nominations for her roles in the Broadway revivals of Candide and Oklahoma! She will be seen later this spring in the Huntington Theatre's production of The Rose Tattoo.

Born in Portland, Maine, Martin is the proud mother of two sons, Jack and Joe, and lives in New York City.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.
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Andrea Martin Facts

BirthdayJanuary 15, 1947 (75)
BirthplacePortland, Maine, USA
Height5' 4" (1m63)  How tall is Andrea Martin compared to you?

Selected Filmography

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
Cast Away
My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius
Problem Child
What Women Want
Robin Hood
Repo! The Genetic Opera
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
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