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      Martin Mull

      Martin Mull

      Highest Rated: 79% My Bodyguard (1980)

      Lowest Rated: 10% Killers (2010)

      Birthday: Aug 18, 1943

      Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

      Born in Chicago in 1943, Martin Mull moved to Connecticut during high school, then attended the Rhode Island School of Design, graduating with a MFA in painting. While in school, Mull began playing guitar in a band and writing his own songs. As the folk music scene began to gain in popularity, Mull found himself playing solo gigs and his songs and banter began to take on a comedic tone. Between 1972 and 1975, Mull released five albums of comic infused folk music. After meeting with creator Norman Lear about a writing job on the show "Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman" (Syndicated, 1976-77), Mull was instead offered a part on the show, playing the twins Garth and Barth Gimble. After Garth was fatally impaled on an aluminum Christmas tree, Barth continued on the series' "Fernwood 2 Night" (Syndicated, 1977) and "America 2 Night" (Syndicated, 1978). Both shows satirized talk shows and began the long collaboration between Mull and Fred Willard. In 1979, Mull's comedy album "Sex and Violins" was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album. Mull continued to make a mark for himself on screen, playing memorable supporting roles in a multitude of films and series, including "Taxi" (ABC, 1978-1982), "Mr. Mom" (1983), and most notably in "Roseanne" (ABC, 1988-1997, 2018) playing her gay boss with Willard playing his domestic partner. His remarkable professional longevity extended through the 2000s and into the 2010s, continuing to put his unique comic spin on a number of roles in shows like "Two and a Half Men" (CBS, 2003-2015) and "Veep" (HBO, 2012-), as well as films like "A Futile and Stupid Gesture" (Netflix, 2018) about the life of Doug Kenney, who brought the National Lampoon to the national spotlight and was one of the first writers on "Saturday Night Live" (NBC, 1975-). In 2018, it was announced that he would be a series regular on the new comedy "The Cool Kids" (Fox, 2018-).

      Highest rated movies

      My Bodyguard
      Mr. Mom Clue A Futile and Stupid Gesture
      O.C. and Stiggs
      Jingle All the Way


      THE BOSS' WIFE, Christopher Plummer (center), Martin Mull (r.), 1986, (c)TriStar Pictures Dads, Alexis Calcaterra (L), Martin Mull (R), 'Funny Girl', Season 1, Ep. #4, 10/08/2013, ©FOX FM, Cassie Yates, Cleavon Little, Martin Mull, Alex Carras, Eileen Brennan, Michael Brandon, 1978. (c) Universal Pictures. MR. WRITE, Martin Mull, Paul Reiser, 1994, (c)Shapiro-Glickenhaus CLUE, Martin Mull, 1985, (c)Paramount Dads, from left: Peter Riegert, Seth Green, Giovanni Ribisi, Tonita Castro, Martin Mull, 'The Glitch That Stole Christmas', Season 1, Ep. #11, 12/03/2013, ©FOX ATTENTION SHOPPERS, Martin Mull, 2000, (c) MGM CLUE, Martin Mull, Lee Ving, Christopher Lloyd, Colleen Camp, 1985, (c)Paramount SERIAL, Martin Mull, 1980, (c) Paramount / SERIAL, Martin Mull (right), 1980, (c) Paramount Dads, Martin Mull (L), Vanessa Lachey (R), 'Foul Play', Season 1, Ep. #7, 11/05/2013, ©FOX RENTED LIPS, Martin Mull, Jennifer Tilly, 1988. THE BOSS' WIFE, Martin Mull, 1986, (c)TriStar Pictures SERIAL, Christopher Lee (with helmet), Martin Mull, 1980, (c) Paramount CLUE, Lee Ving, Madeline Kahn, Lesley Ann Warren, Martin Mull, 1985, (c)Paramount MY BODYGUARD, Martin Mull, Chris Makepeace, Ruth Gordon, 1980, TM and Copyright © 20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved. CLUE, Madeline Kahn, Martin Mull, Lesley Ann Warren, 1985, (c)Paramount Dads, Giovanni Ribisi (L), Martin Mull (R), 'Bully Gene', Season 1, Ep. #14, 01/21/2014, ©FOX Dads, Giovanni Ribisi (L), Martin Mull (R), 'Eli Nightingale', Season 1, Ep. #13, 01/14/2014, ©FOX Dads, from left: Giovanni Ribisi, Seth Green, Martin Mull, Brenda Song, Peter Riegert, 'Eli Nightingale', Season 1, Ep. #13, 01/14/2014, ©FOX



      68% 71% A Futile and Stupid Gesture Modern Doug (Character) - 2018
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Reading, Writing & Romance Phil (Character) - 2013
      No Score Yet 24% And They're Off... Ken (Character) - 2011
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Oliver's Ghost Clive (Character) - 2011
      10% 41% Killers Holbrook (Character) $47.0M 2010
      No Score Yet 63% Come Away Home Barney (Character) $71.6K 2005
      No Score Yet 70% A Boyfriend for Christmas Martin Grant (Character) - 2004
      No Score Yet 32% The Year That Trembled Wayne Simonelli (Character) - 2003
      No Score Yet 48% Sister Mary Explains It All Skeptical Husband (Character) - 2001
      No Score Yet 43% Attention Shoppers Unknown (Character) - 1999
      No Score Yet 33% Richie Rich's Christmas Wish Richard Rich (Character) - 1998
      No Score Yet 52% Zack and Reba Virgil Payne (Character) - 1998
      No Score Yet 36% Beverly Hills Family Robinson Doug Robinson (Character) - 1997
      No Score Yet 33% Edie & Pen Johnnie Sparkle (Character) - 1996
      20% 41% Jingle All the Way D.J. (Character) $60.6M 1996
      No Score Yet 55% How the West Was Fun Bart Gafooley (Character) - 1994
      No Score Yet 0% Mr. Write Dan Barnes (Character) - 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Sex, Shock and Censorship Unknown (Character) - 1993
      No Score Yet 11% Dance With Death Art (Character) - 1992
      No Score Yet 63% Miracle Beach Donald Burbank (Character) - 1992
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Movies Money & Murder Dr. Jim (Character) - 1992
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Ted and Venus Ted's Attorney (Character) - 1991
      No Score Yet 50% Far Out Man Dr. Liddledick (Character) $71.4K 1990
      No Score Yet 53% Ski Patrol Maris (Character) $7.4M 1990
      No Score Yet 60% Think Big Dr. Bruekner (Character) - 1990
      13% 22% Cutting Class William Carson III (Character) - 1989
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Rented Lips Archie Powell (Character) - 1988
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Portrait of a White Marriage Martin Mull (Character) - 1988
      40% 51% O.C. and Stiggs Pat Coletti (Character) $6.3K 1987
      No Score Yet 0% Home Is Where the Hart Is Carson Boundy (Character) $8.2K 1987
      No Score Yet 38% The Boss' Wife Tony Dugdale (Character) - 1986
      71% 86% Clue Colonel Mustard (Character) $13.4M 1985
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Lots of Luck Frank Maris (Character) - 1985
      No Score Yet No Score Yet California Girls Elliot (Character) - 1985
      No Score Yet 75% Bad Manners Warren Fitzpatrick (Character) - 1984
      No Score Yet 40% Sunset Limousine Mel Shaver (Character) - 1983
      76% 57% Mr. Mom Ron (Character) - 1983
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Flicks Tang/Arthur Lyle (Character) - 1983
      No Score Yet 50% Take This Job and Shove It Dick Ebersol (Character) - 1981
      79% 70% My Bodyguard Mr. Peache (Character) - 1980
      60% 77% Serial Harvey Holroyd (Character) - 1980
      20% 63% FM Eric Swan (Character) - 1978


      82% 81% Bless This Mess Martin (Guest Star) 2020
      95% 88% Brooklyn Nine-Nine Water Peralta (Guest Star) 2020
      65% 79% The Cool Kids Charlie (Character) 2018-2019
      75% 84% I'm Sorry Unknown (Guest Star) 2017 2019
      75% 85% Arrested Development Gene Parmesan (Guest Star) 2004 2013 2018
      No Score Yet 84% Life in Pieces Gary Tompkins (Guest Star) 2015-2017
      No Score Yet 66% NCIS: Los Angeles Edward O'Boyle (Guest Star) 2017
      93% 90% Veep Bob Bradley (Guest Star) 2016
      88% 88% Community George Perry (Guest Star) 2015
      0% 54% Dads Crawford Whittemore (Character) 2013-2014
      89% 94% Psych Unknown (Guest Star) 2013
      65% 65% Two and a Half Men Russell (Guest Star) 2008-2011 2013
      61% 84% Franklin & Bash Judge Gavin Flannigan (Guest Star) 2012
      No Score Yet 91% American Dad! Father Donovan (Guest Voice) 2005-2007 2009-2011
      43% No Score Yet Mad Love Unknown (Guest Star) 2011
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Working Class Unknown (Character) 2011
      No Score Yet 75% 'Til Death Unknown (Guest Star) 2010
      34% 44% Eastwick Unknown (Guest Star) 2009
      24% 40% Gary Unmarried Charlie (Guest Star) 2008-2009
      78% 81% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Dr. Gideon Hutton (Guest Star) 2008
      24% 80% The War at Home Unknown (Guest Star) 2007
      33% No Score Yet Crumbs Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hopeless Pictures Unknown (Guest Voice) 2005
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Teamo Supremo Unknown (Voice) 2002-2005
      86% 84% RENO 911! Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Half & Half Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
      71% No Score Yet Life With Bonnie Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Reba Todd, Counselor (Guest Star) 2003
      41% No Score Yet Greetings From Tucson Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Less Than Perfect Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
      54% No Score Yet The Ellen Show Mr. Munn (Character) 2001-2002
      11% No Score Yet The Geena Davis Show Unknown (Guest Star) 2000
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Just Shoot Me Stan (Guest Star) 2000
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Twice in a Lifetime Unknown (Guest Star) 2000
      No Score Yet 97% The Wild Thornberrys Unknown (Guest Voice) 2000
      No Score Yet 66% Sabrina, the Teenage Witch Unknown (Character) 1997-2000
      No Score Yet 65% Family Guy Mr. Harris (Guest Voice) 2000
      No Score Yet 71% The Nanny Unknown (Guest Star) 1998
      85% 76% The Simpsons Seth (Guest Voice) 1998
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Life ... and Stuff Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
      76% 76% Roseanne Leon (Guest Star),
      86% 85% Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Unknown (Guest Star) 1995
      43% No Score Yet Burke's Law Wayne Hudson (Guest Star) 1994
      78% No Score Yet The Jackie Thomas Show Doug Talbot (Character) 1992-1993
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Parker Lewis Unknown (Guest Star) 1991
      No Score Yet 93% The Golden Girls Jimmy (Guest Star) 1990
      81% No Score Yet Square Pegs Unknown (Guest Star) 1983
      No Score Yet 62% Taxi Roger Chapman (Guest Star) 1979
      100% 81% Wonder Woman Unknown (Guest Star) 1977
      17% No Score Yet Over the Top Unknown (Guest Star)