Martin Hayter Short is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, singer, and writer. He is known for his work on the television programs SCTV and Saturday Night Live. He has starred in comedy films such as Three Amigos (1986), Innerspace (1987), Three Fugitives (1989), Clifford (1994), 'Father of the Bride (1991), Pure Luck (1991), Captain Ron (1992), Father of the Bride Part II (1995), Mars Attacks! (1996), Jungle 2 Jungle (1997), and The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006). Short created the characters Jiminy Glick and Ed Grimley. Short also provided voice-work for films The Prince of Egypt (1998), Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001), The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008), Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012), Frankenweenie (2012), and the PBS series The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! (2010–2018) as the title character. He has also had an active career on stage, starring in the Broadway plays The Goodbye Girl (1993) and Little Me (1998–1999). The latter earned him a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical and the former a nomination in the same category.