Martin Short’s Wife Has Died

Posted by Moxie on August 24th, 2010

Jan 19, 2010 - New York, New York, USA - Actor MARTIN SHORT attends the Season Three premiere of FX's 'Damages' held at the AXA Equitable Center. © Red Carpet Pictures

The wife of actor and comedian Martin Short has passed away after a 3-year battle with cancer. Nancy Dolman died at the age of 58 in her home in Pacific Palisades. Paramedics were called to her home on Saturday, but she was not taken to the hospital. It was later confirmed that she had died of because of her illness.

Like her husband, Dolman was an actor and comedian, most well-known for her role in the ’70s sitcom Soap. She and Short met in 1972 during a production of Godspell and began dating in 1974; they married in 1980, and she retired from show business in 1985 to raise their 3 children. According to her wishes, there will be no funeral ceremony.

Condolences to the family.

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