The legendary actor, singer, writer, and comedian Martin Short, who never failed to entice fans with his funny cameo and outstanding acting in films and TV Shows, including his best comedy shows, is currently 72 years old.
He started his career way back in the 1970s, and till now, he hasn’t stopped working in back-to-back hit shows and movies. Currently, Martin is appearing in the show Only Murders In The Building, the mystery-comedy show as the main cast with Selena Gomez and Steve Martin.
Along with his entertaining and astonishing career life, Martin fell in love with two pretty women and one of whom he married. So, who are those gorgeous women who stole Martin’s heart?
Gilda Radner and Martin Short
One of the legendary actors of the 70s, Gilda Radner, is known for several hit movies and TV shows. Gilda dated several handsome men in the acting industry that, includes Jefferey Rubinoff, Bill Murray, and Dan Aykroyd.
Martin Short and Gilda Radner first became romantically involved in 1972, but things never went smoothly. They had an on-again, off-again relationship that ended in 1974 as a result of a number of related issues.
After their break up, both of them moved on with their love life. Gilda again started dating, and Martin Short married Nancy Dolman. In the year 1980, Gilda tied the knot with G.E Smith.
However, their marriage didn’t work out as Gilda fell in love with her co-actor, Gene Wilder, on the set of Hanky Panky. They started dating and soon exchanged vows. While everything was going well between them, Gilda died of ovarian cancer in the year 1989.
Martin Short and Nancy Dolman
Martin Short and Nancy Dolman met back in 1972 and soon started having romantic feelings for each other. They met during the Godspell tour, and then their relationship turned into an ideal one. Their deep love for each other led Nancy to walk down the aisle in a beautiful white dress to exchange vows with Martin in the year 1980.
After marrying, they adopted three adorable children, Oliver, Henry, and Kathrine, who are currently grown up and working passionately in their respective fields. Martin Short and Nancy Dolman lived happy married life for over 30 years, but then things turned dark for both of them when Nancy was diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
Before getting diagnosed with cancer, she also took a break from her acting career as she wanted to take care of her children. She did a very good job when it came to her family and Martin. She and Martin were deeply in love, but Nancy had to leave this world due to her worsened condition in the year 2010.
Martin, Nancy’s husband, was in severe grief, but gradually he accepted the reality and spoke about the same in front of the media and his fans. He said that he is still married to Nancy.
They had been together for 36 years, and their minds were so intimately familiar that they could understand what was going on in each other’s minds, and he could still imagine the conversations that they would be having if Nancy was alive.
Additionally, in an interview, he said that his marriage with Nancy was a triumph, but it was still tough. He still talks to her as he always feels her presence around him. He further continued that he takes important decisions from her perspective, especially when it comes to their three children.
Even after Nancy’s death, the way Martin expresses his feelings about her justifies how madly he was in love with her and how grateful he is that he married a great woman like Nancy.
Is Martin Short dating anyone in 2022?
Martin Short’s wife, Nancy Dolman, died in the year 2010 at the age of 57. Soon after her death, Martin Short worked very hard in his acting career as a comedian, and even now, he is working so ambitiously. Martin is currently 72, and after his wife’s death, he did not date or marry anyone. So currently, Martin Short is single.
According to his words for his late wife in front of the media, he was madly in love with her when she was alive, and even after her death, he could not love anyone else but Nancy Dolman.
Behind his always happy face of martin, there is a huge grief that Martin has gone through and may still be struggling with it, but it is very much clear that his love for Nancy never diminished. It increased instead even after her death.