Andrea Martin

Andrea Martin ( born January 15, 1947 in Portland, Maine ) is an American actress and comedienne of Armenian origin.


Andrea Martin was in Portland, in the state of Maine ( born Manoogian ) 1947 as daughter of Sybil A. and John Papazian Martin born. She is the eldest of three children. Your grandparents were Armenian immigrants in the early 1900s from Turkey to the USA ( Portland ) have fled to escape the genocide of the Armenians.

Your first achievements came in the 1970s in Canada in the films Cannibal Girls and Black Christmas.

In 1992, Andrea Martin made ​​her Broadway debut in the musical My Favorite Year, for which they (among others a Tony Award) has been awarded several prizes. Since then, she has starred in several musicals. In addition, she was in an episode of the science fiction series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. She also enjoyed great success in the 2002 independent film My Big Fat Greek Wedding in the role of Aunt Voula in Germany.

With her ​​ex-husband, the Canadian screenwriter Bob Dolman, she has two sons (* 1981 and * 1983).

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