Martin Short will publish memoir in fall 2014

The book by Short, who appeared on the comedy TV shows 'SCTV' and 'Saturday Night Live,' will focus on his career in TV, movies, and the stage.

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    Martin Short's memoir will be released by HarperCollins.
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Actor Martin Short will write a memoir that will be released in 2014, according to publisher HarperCollins.

“Although I've never read a book all the way through, I'm sure excited to write one,” Short said in a statement.

According to the publisher, the book will discuss Short’s time on the comedy shows “SCTV” and “Saturday Night Live” as well as his marriage to his wife, Nancy, who passed away in 2010.

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Short says he has not yet decided on a title.

“But I’m toying with the title ‘If I’d Saved, I Wouldn’t Be Writing This,’” the actor said in his statement.

His memoir is planned for a fall 2014 release.

Short starred in “The Three Amigos” with Steve Martin and Chevy Chase in 1986 and starred as various characters on “Primetime Glick,” a spoof of talk shows, from 2001 to 2003. He also guest-starred in a 13-episode arc on the FX show “Damages” in 2010 and has voiced the Dr. Seuss character the Cat in the Hat on the Canadian TV show “The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!” since 2010.

The actor also appeared in the Broadway production of "The Goodbye Girl" in 1993 as well as starring in the 2006 stage show "Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me."

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