Martin Short Broke His Silence On His Beloved Wife’s Demise After 30 Years Of Marriage: "It Was Tough”

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February 1, 2019 11:55 By Fabiosa

In a new emotional interview, the Father of the Bride star Martin Short finally opened up on his beloved wife’s passing due to cancer and how he managed to deal with such a tough loss.

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“Our marriage was a triumph”

Martin Short, a popular Canadian actor and comedian, stole fans' hearts due to his awesome roles in Three Amigos, Father of the Bride, and of course, due to his appearance in Saturday Night Live.

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Fans got used to seeing Short always smiling and in high spirits via his onscreen characters. But in real life, the actor had to overcome years of loneliness and depression after his wife’s demise in 2010. The couple was married for 30 years.

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Martin’s wife, actress Nancy Dolman, passed away 9 years ago after a lasting battle with ovarian cancer. It was a tough period for Short. And in a new interview with AARP magazine, the comedian finally broke his silence on how he's been dealing with his loss.

The actor said:

Our marriage was a triumph. So it’s tough… I still communicate with her all the time. It’s ‘Hey Nan,’ you know?’ How would she react to this decision or that, especially regarding our three kids?

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How Martin overcame the dark times

Martin and Nancy have three adopted children together: two sons and one daughter. It’s them who helped Short go through the dark times.

Martin added:

With real tragedy, you become a little more daring. It’s the yin to the yang: the positive part of life’s dark side.

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It’s always hard to lose people we love. But until they live in our hearts and thoughts, we’ll never feel alone. The only thing we know for sure is that Martin Short’s beloved wife Nancy will always live in his heart.

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