Martin Mull

Martin Mull

actor, additional crew, writer

Martin Mull was born on Aug 18, 1943 in USA. Martin Mull's big-screen debut came with Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman - Season 2 directed by Jim Drake in 1976, strarring Garth Gimble / Barth Gimble. Martin Mull is known for Maggie directed by Natalia Anderson, Rebecca Rittenhouse stars as Maggie and David Del Rio as Ben. Martin Mull has got 4 awards and 3 nominations so far. The most recent award Martin Mull achieved is Gold Derby Awards. The upcoming new tvshow Martin Mull plays is Maggie - Season 1 which will be released on Jul 06, 2022.

Offbeat funnyman Martin Mull was born on August 18, 1943, in Chicago, Illinois, the oldest of three children of Betty, an actress and director, and Harold Mull, a carpenter. He was raised in Ohio. The blond-maned, blue-eyed comedian with the sad, droopy mustache first came in contact with the arts by honing in on his innate talents as a painter. In order to pay his art school tuition, he started organizing bands. At around the same time, he discovered that stand-up comedy was another way to allow his creative juices to flow.Martin's early recognition as a humorist led to a recording contract, and, over the years, he would be Grammy-nominated several times for a number of eccentric comedy albums. His gimmick and allure came in the form of a dry, humorless delivery and a bland, highly conservative-looking demeanor, which masked a sly, witty and ultra-hip philosophy.Gaining popularity in the 1970s, he finally broke into TV with the cult soap opera parody Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (1976) in which he played Garth Gimble, a volatile wife abuser whose comeuppance occurred in the form of an aluminum Christmas tree (impaled) in his home closet. Martin was so popular on the show that he was resurrected in the spin-off series Fernwood 2 Night (1977) as twin brother Barth Gimble, who was a co-host of the town's television program along with Fred Willard's Jerry Hubbard character.After this peak, Martin became a sought-after guest on the talk show circuit, not to mention variety specials and TV movies. He tried his hand at producing and starring in his own sitcom Domestic Life (1984) but the series failed. He also added his special brand of merriment to films over the years, some of them being decent, such as Modulation de fréquence (1978), Serial (1980), Mister Mom - Profession: père au foyer (1983) and Cluedo (1985) in the role of the tweedy-looking Colonel Mustard, while most have been either formula schtick or just plain drivel, as in Ca passe ou ça casse (1981), Rented Lips (1987), which he produced and wrote, Cutting Class (1989), Far Out Man (1990) with Cheech & Chong, and Mr. Write (1994).Martin's extensive TV credits include starring roles in the comedy series His & Hers (1990) co-starring Stephanie Faracy as a fellow doctor; and The Jackie Thomas Show (1992) starring Tom Arnold; and recurring comedy roles including a restaurant boss in the hit "domestic goddess" series Roseanne (1988); a principal in Sabrina, l'apprentie sorcière (1996); a high school teacher in The Ellen Show (2001); plus Pour le meilleur et le pire (2006), Life in Pieces (2015), I'm Sorry. (2017), Arrested development - Les nouveaux pauvres (2003), The Cool Kids (2018) and The Ranch (2016). Martin has also lent his voice to the animated comedies Family Dog (1993), Teamo Supremo (2002), Danny Fantôme (2003) and American Dad! (2005). Millennium film credits include featured roles in The Year That Trembled (2002), Come Away Home (2005), Mon vrai père et moi (2006), Kiss & Kill (2010), And They're Off (2011) and Une drôle de fin (2018).Martin's first passion has always been art and the distinguished multi-media artist's work has been showcased in galleries throughout the world. He also authored the book "Painting, Drawing and World," which is a compilation of ten years of his work. Mull is married to a composer and musician, Wendy, and they have a daughter, Maggie Mull.

  • Birthday

    Aug 18, 1943
  • Place of Birth

    Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Known For


4 wins & 3 nominations

Gold Derby Awards
Comedy Guest Actor
Winner - Gold Derby TV Award
Online Film & Television Association
Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Winner - OFTA Television Award
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