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Andrea Martin began her career as a singing chicken on the <Captain Kangaroo</ television show. She was then cast in the United States Touring Company of <You're A Good Man Charlie Brown</, in which she played Lucy. During the tour, she visited Toronto, Canada, fell in love with the city, moved there and within a month, got cast in the Toronto production of <Godspell</, in what is now considered the legendary cast; Victor Garber, Martin Short, Eugene Levy, Gilda Radner, Jayne Eastwood and Paul Shaffer, their musical director. Ms. Martin has appeared in numerous theatre and television productions in Canada, the most notable being Toronto's Second City stage show for five years which led to the critically claimed <SCTV</. She has hosted every televised award program in the country, and is the recipient of both the Canada Walk of Fame and Women in Television and Film awards. Martin has also received four ACTRA awards for her participation in <SCTV</, two GEMINI nominations for hosting the 2007 Winnipeg Comedy Festival and for the CBC miniseries, <St. Urban's Horseman</. Her film credits include the newly released eaking Upwards</, <My Big Fat Greek Wedding</, and <Hedwig and the Angry Inch</. For her work on <SCTV</ Ms. Martin won 2 Emmy Awards for writing and received an Emmy nomination for Best Actress in a Variety series. Her additional television credits include <My Big Fat Greek Life</, <Little Mosque on the Prairie</, and <Nurse Jackie</. She divides her time between NY and Toronto, when she is not interfering in the lives of her grown sons, Jack and Joe, who reside in LA.</
Publisher: [S.l.] : HarperCollins, 2014.
Characteristics: 1 online resource.