Martin Short Loses Wife to Cancer

Emmy-nominated actor's wife of 30 years was 58

By Natalie Finn Aug 23, 2010 11:10 PMTags
Martin Short, Nancy DolmanEric Charbonneau/Getty Images

Martin Short is in mourning.

Nancy Dolman, the actor's wife of 30 years, died Saturday at the couple's home in Pacific Palisades, a rep for the actor confirmed to E! News.

No other details were available, but Nancy, 58, had been battling cancer since 2007.

The thespian couple, who met in the 1970s while performing in a Candian production of Godspell, had three adult children together.

Short, who in recent years has played creepy just as proficiently as he pulls off funny, is nominated for an Emmy for his supporting role in the FX drama Damages.


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