Appeared in "The Producers" in Los Angeles.
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5' 8" (1.73 m)
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I think that we and the audience make a deal with the funny people we've known for a long time. Our deal is they make us laugh. I can sing. I've done Broadway shows. I can come on Dave Letterman's show and just sing a medley of songs. I can go as sincere as I want. But you'd always be waiting for the sandbag to fall on my head.
In the fall of 1980, Short joined the cast of I'm a Big Girl Now
(1980), a sitcom vehicle for Diana Canova
that also starred Danny Thomas
. Canova was offered the sitcom after her huge success playing Corinne Tate Flotsky on ABC's Soap
(1977). She left the cast of the latter show in order to accept the offer - shortly before Short's newlywed wife, Nancy Dolman
, joined the cast. I'm a Big Girl Now
His Jiminy Glick character - an eccentric, obese celebrity interviewer