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Fictional Characters The Best Martin Short Characters of All Time  

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List Rules Vote for your favorite Martin Short character or performance, which doesn't have to be his best movie.

Martin Short characters list, ranked from best to worst along with movie clips when available. These roles are ordered by the number of votes they receive, so only the greatest roles played by Martin Short are at the top of the list. List items range from The Hatter to Ed Grimley. The ability to play any kind of role is what makes an actor or actress great, and the diversity of the characters listed below is a testament to that. This list includes both movie and TV performances, so you don't have to choose between one or the other.

If you're asking yourself, "Who is the best Martin Short character?" or "What are the top Martin Short performances of all time?" then this list will help you out.

Do you think the best Martin Short performance isn't as high as it should be? Then vote it up so that it can be number one. You can also make your own version of this greatest Martin Short roles list by re-ranking it and putting it in your own order.
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2
31 8
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Franck Eggelhoffer

3
41 18
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Coy Jandreau added Jiminy Glick

4
27 8
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Ned Nederlander

5
21 8
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Clifford Daniels

6
22 9
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Jack Frost

7
16 4
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8
18 6
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Martin Harvey

9
12 3
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10
15 6
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Preminger

11
15 7
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Richard Kempster

12
16 8
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Ned Perry

13
10 4
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Hubie

14
12 6
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15
13 7
Frik is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Martin Short Characters of All Time
joseph-walls added Frik

16
13 8
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Mr. Frankenstein

17
12 7
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The Jester

18
13 8
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Press Secretary Jerry Ross

19
11 7
Thimbletack is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Martin Short Characters of All Time
Thimbletack

20
9 6
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Stefano

21
8 5
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Stubbs the Clown

22
8 6
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Murray

23
7 5
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Huy

24
9 8
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Leonard Winstone

25
8 8
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Ooblar

26
7 8
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Wyatt's Agent

27
6 7
Lionel Dillard is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Martin Short Characters of All Time
Lionel Dillard