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Martin Short bellies up on the bar at

Martin Short bellies up on the bar at Sardi's in Manhattan. (July 28, 2006) Photo Credit: Newsday / Ari Mintz

Here's a look at Martin Short over the years.

Martin Short, right, with Len Cariou on
Photo Credit: FX

Martin Short, right, with Len Cariou on "Damages"

Actor and comedian Martin Short throws out the
Photo Credit: AP

Actor and comedian Martin Short throws out the first pitch in the Yankees' spring training game against Tampa Bay Rays at Legends Field in Tampa, Fla. (March 15, 2008)

Tim Allen, left, Spencer Breslin and Martin Short
Photo Credit: AP

Tim Allen, left, Spencer Breslin and Martin Short in "The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause." (2006)

Martin Short bellies up on the bar at
Photo Credit: Newsday / Ari Mintz

Martin Short bellies up on the bar at Sardi's in Manhattan. (July 28, 2006)

Martin Short spoofs fame and celebrity in
Photo Credit: Newsday / Ari Mintz

Martin Short spoofs fame and celebrity in "Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me" at the Jacobs Theater in Manhattan. Marc Shaiman, who co-conceived the musical comedy with Short and composed the music, is at the piano as the onstage Music Director. (July 28, 2006)

Martin Short spoofs fame and celebrity in the
Photo Credit: Newsday / Ari Mintz

Martin Short spoofs fame and celebrity in the musical comedy "Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me" at the Jacobs Theater in Manhattan. (July 28, 2006)

Martin Short spoofs fame and celebrity in the
Photo Credit: Newsday / Ari Mintz

Martin Short spoofs fame and celebrity in the musical comedy "Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me" at the Jacobs Theater in Manhattan. (July 28, 2006)

Ice-T, left, and Martin Short on
Photo Credit: Getty Images

Ice-T, left, and Martin Short on "Law and Order: Special Victims Unit" (2005)

Jason Alexander, left, and Martin Short take a
Photo Credit: AP

Jason Alexander, left, and Martin Short take a curtain call at the Pantages Theatre on opening night for the Los Angeles production of Mel Brooks' stage version of "The Producers." (May 29, 2003)

Comedian Martin Short on Comedy Central's
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Comedian Martin Short on Comedy Central's "Primetime Glick" (2001)

Martin Short as Jiminy Glick on Comedy Central's
Photo Credit: Comedy Central

Martin Short as Jiminy Glick on Comedy Central's "Primetime Glick" (2001)

Martin Short as the excitable Ed Grimley from
Photo Credit: NBC

Martin Short as the excitable Ed Grimley from "Saturday Night Live" 25th Anniversary show. (1999)

Martin Short in
Photo Credit: King World

Martin Short in "The Martin Short Show" (1999)

Martin Short stars as the Mad Hatter in
Photo Credit: NBC

Martin Short stars as the Mad Hatter in NBC's "Alice in Wonderland." (1999)

Martin Short is Frik, mischievous assistant to Mab,
Photo Credit: NBC

Martin Short is Frik, mischievous assistant to Mab, the Queen of Darkness in the NBC miniseries "Merlin." (1998)

City Center Encores! production of
Photo Credit: Newsday Ari Mintz

City Center Encores! production of "Promises, Promises," starring Martin Short. (1997)

Martin Short as press secretary Jerry Ross and
Photo Credit: Warner Bros.

Martin Short as press secretary Jerry Ross and Lisa Marie Smith as a Martian girl in "Mars Attacks. (1996)

Martin Short (top) reprises his role as interior
Photo Credit: Touchstone Pictures

Martin Short (top) reprises his role as interior designer and party organizer "Franck Egglehoffer" with Diane Keaton (L) Steve Martin (C) and Kimberly Williams, cast of the new film "Father of The Bride, Part II." (1995)

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