Andrea Martin is a Actor American born on 15 january 1947 at Portland (USA)
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Birth name Andrea Louise MartinNationality USABirth 15 january 1947
(73 years) at Portland (USA
Primetime Emmy Award
Andrea Louise Martin (born January 15, 1947) is an American actress, singer, author and comedian. She has appeared in films such as Black Christmas, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, on stage in productions such as the 2013 revival of Pippin for which she won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, My Favorite Year, for which she also won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical. Martin also appeared on Broadway in Fiddler on the Roof, Candide, Oklahoma!, Young Frankenstein, Act One, Exit the King and in the television series SCTV.
Martin has received five Best Featured Actress Tony Award nominations, more than any other actress in the award's history.
She currently stars as Marilyn Kessler on the Hulu original series, Difficult People.
Martin was born in Portland, Maine, in 1947, eldest of three children born to Sybil A. (née Manoogian) and John Papazian Martin. Her paternal grandparents were Armenian immigrants who moved to the U.S. from Turkey to escape the Armenian Genocide. Her maternal grandparents were Armenians from Yerevan and Istanbul. Her father owned Martin's Foods, a grocery store chain.
She has two sons, Jack (born ca. 1981) and Joe (born 1983), with ex-husband Bob Dolman, a screenwriter. Through this marriage, she was the sister-in-law of actress Nancy Dolman and her husband Martin Short.
Though her success in Canadian television and theatre and familial ties to Canada might lead the public to assume she is Canadian, Martin is an American citizen. Her two sons have dual Canadian-American status due to their father's Canadian cititzenship.