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Encyclopedia > Martin Mull
Martin Mull
Born August 18, 1943 (1943-08-18) (age 64)
Chicago, Illinois

Martin Mull (born August 18, 1943) is an American actor who has starred in his own TV sitcom and acted in prominent films. He is also a comedian, painter and recording artist. Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... For other uses, see Chicago (disambiguation). ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (140,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Biography

Personal life

Mull was born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in North Ridgeville, Ohio from age 2 to 15 years old, when his family moved to New Canaan, Connecticut, where he attended and graduated from public high school.[1] He studied painting and went on to graduate from the Rhode Island School of Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Master of Fine Arts in painting. Twice divorced, Mull is married to singer Wendy Mull. Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ... North Ridgeville is a city in Lorain County, Ohio, United States. ... New Canaan is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States, 8 miles (13 km) northeast of Stamford, on the Five Mile River. ... The Rhode Island School of Design (RISD, pronounced /RIZ-dee/) is one of the premier fine arts institutions in the United States. ... The Bachelor of Fine Arts, usually abbreviated BFA, is the standard undergraduate degree for students seeking a professional education in the visual or performing arts. ... In the United States, a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) is a terminal graduate degree in an area of visual, plastic, literary or performing arts typically requiring two to three years of study beyond the bachelor level. ...


Career

Following a period of stand-up comedy performances and humorous song recordings including opening for Frank Zappa at Austin's Armadillo World Headquarters in 1973, his first famous role was as Garth Gimble and Barth Gimble in the television nighttime absurdist soap opera Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (1976), which led to spin-off comedy talk shows Fernwood 2-Night (1977) and America 2-Night (1978), in which he played the emcee Barth Gimble, opposite Fred Willard as sidekick Jerry Hubbard. During 1984 Mull starred in a CBS sitcom, Domestic Life, with Megan Follows playing his teenaged daughter. He also has appeared as a guest on the game show Hollywood Squares, appearing as the center square in the show's final season. B. J. Novak in a stand-up comedy routine at Olde English sketch comedy in June 2007. ... The first TIME cover devoted to soap operas: Dated January 12, 1976, Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes of Days of our Lives are featured with the headline Soap Operas: Sex and suffering in the afternoon. A soap opera is an ongoing, episodic work of fiction, usually broadcast on television... Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (sometimes abbreviated as MH2) was a 1976-1977 syndicated prime-time soap opera parody produced by Norman Lear and directed by Joan Darling. ... A spin-off (or spinoff) is a new organization or entity formed by a split from a larger one such as a new company formed from a university research group. ... ... America 2-Night was the continuation of the talk-show parody series, Fernwood 2Nite. ... A Master of Ceremonies or MC is the host of a staged event or other performance. ... Fred Willard (born September 18, 1939) is an American comedian and character actor, known for his improvisational comedy skills. ... This article is about the year. ... This article is about the broadcast network. ... A sitcom or situation comedy is a genre of comedy performance originally devised for radio but today typically found on television. ... Follows as Anne Shirley Megan Follows (born Megan Elizabeth Laura Diana Follows on March 14, 1968) is a Canadian actress. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

A caricature of Martin Mull in front of Hollywood Hills Amphitheater at Walt Disney World's Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park.

He has also acted in feature films, including: A half-filled amphitheatre The Hollywood Hills Amphitheater is the purpose-built riverside amphitheatre at the Disney-MGM Studios theme park in the Walt Disney World Resort, Florida, USA which showcases the night-time spectacular Fantasmic!. Just off Sunset Blvd. ... Cinderella Castle, at the center of the Magic Kingdom, is Walt Disney World Resorts most recognizable icon Introduction Owned and operated by The Walt Disney Company, the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, USA is home to four theme parks, two water parks, several resort hotels and golf courses... Disney-MGM Studios is a theme park at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA. The third park to open at the resort, it debuted on May 1, 1989. ... A reel of film, which predates digital cinematography. ...

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During the 1980s, Mull starred in a series of television commercials for Michelob, and in a series of television and radio commercials for Red Roof Inn (a chain of budget-oriented hotels owned by Accor) during the mid-1990s. Mull has also voiced a lazy robot on one episode of the cartoon series "Dexter's Laboratory", in which he has a rather clueless partner, who was voiced by Fred Willard. Mull voiced the role of The Evil Cad on 'Freakazoid! He has recently done the voice of Vlad Masters/Vlad Plasmius on Danny Phantom. Its Garry Shandlings Show is one of the first original programs created by the fledgling Showtime network in the mid-80s to compete with original HBO comedies like Not Necessarily the News. ... Jackie Harris redirects here. ... Companion dog usually describes a dog that does not work, providing only companionship as a pet, rather than usefulness by doing specific tasks. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... For the syndicated television talk show, see: The Ellen DeGeneres Show. ... Simpsons redirects here. ... Doh-in In the Wind is the sixth episode from the tenth season of The Simpsons. ... Family Guy is an Emmy Award-winning American animated television series about a dysfunctional family in the fictional town of Quahog, Rhode Island. ... “If I’m Dyin’, I’m Lyin’ â€ is an episode from the FOX animated television series Family Guy. ... American Dad! is a satirical American animated series produced by Underdog Productions and Fuzzy Door Productions for 20th Century Fox Television. ... The War at Home is a sitcom that premiered on September 11, 2005 on Fox. ... The 1980s refers to the years from 1980 to 1989. ... Michelob is the trade name of a family of beers produced by the Anheuser-Busch brewery. ... Red Roof Inn is a hotel chain in the United States, owned by Accor Hotels. ... Accor (Euronext: AC) is a large French multinational corporation, part of the CAC 40 index, whose main business is running chains of hotels and restaurants. ... For the band, see 1990s (band). ... Steven Spielberg presents Freakazoid! is an American animated television series, produced by Amblin Entertainment and Warner Bros. ... Danny Phantom is an animated childrens program created by Butch Hartman for Nickelodeon, produced by Billionfold Studios. ...


In late 2004, he portrayed "Gene Parmesan," a private investigator who was better at showing up in strange places in strange disguises than actually finding anything out, on the FOX TV series Arrested Development. The episode was called "!Amigos!". A private investigator, private detective, PI, or private eye, is a person who undertakes investigations, usually for a private citizen or some other entity not involved with a government or police organization. ... FOX redirects here. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ...


Discography

  • Martin Mull (1972)
  • Martin Mull and His Fabulous Furniture In Your Living Room! (1973)
  • Normal (1974)
  • In The Soop With Martin Mull (1974)
  • Days Of Wine And Neuroses (1975)
  • I'm Everyone I've Ever Loved (1977)
  • No Hits, Four Errors- The Best Of Martin Mull (1977)
  • Sex and Violins (1978)
  • Near Perfect/Perfect (1979)
  • Mulling it Over- A Musical Ouvre-View of Martin Mull (1998)

Artworks

  • at Beitzel Gallery in New York City
  • at Rena Bransten Gallery in San Francisco
  • Martin Mull on Artnet
  • at Hammer Gallery in Chicago
  • at Patricia Faure Gallery in Los Angeles

References

  1. ^ Martin Mull. Patterson & Associates. Retrieved on 2006-09-17.

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External links

The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is an online database of information about movies, actors, television shows, production crew personnel, and video games. ...

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Martin Mull Criticism (513 words)
Mull's persona, a nice guy version of the blindly self assured and patronizing Garth Gimble character he so successfully portrayed on Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, is so visually based that his records have rarely done his humor justice.
Bringing Martin Mull and His Fabulous Furniture right into your living room is a task for video discs, not records, and it's a testament to his insanity that he comes across on vinyl so well anyway.
[Martin Mull] is a songwriter of almost depressingly facile wit and also the purveyor of one of the funniest club acts in the history of Western civilization.
Martin Mull on Sabrina, The Teenage Witch (395 words)
Mull was a teaching fellow and has a Masters degree in art from Rhode Island School of Design, and has since stayed in touch with the medium both through painting or drawing.
Mull was born in Chicago, Illinois, the oldest of three children, and was raised in North Ridgeville, Ohio.
Mull is happily married to wife Wendy, a composer and musician.
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