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Comic Actor Martin Short

Martin Short established himself as a comedic actor on SCTV and Saturday Night Live. He's famous for his physical humor, celebrity impressions, and the memorable characters he invented, like Ed Grimley. Short has since graduated to the silver screen, starring in movies like Innerspace and Three Amigos. Terry interviewed him in 1989.

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Other segments from the episode on December 31, 1992

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 31, 1992: Interview with Carl Finch, Jeffrey Barnes, Bubba Hernandez, and Mitch Marine; Interview with Martin Short; Interview with Jay McShann.

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