Demetri Martin Biography

Born asDemetri Evan Martin
Occup.Comedian
FromUSA
SpouseRachael Beame (m. 2012–2015)
BornMay 25, 1973
New York City, New York, USA
Age50 years
Demetri Martin, a multitalented American comic, actor, artist, as well as musician, was born upon May 25, 1973, in New York City City, United States. Increased in a Greek-American family members in New Jacket, Martin matured surrounded by a rich Mediterranean culture that greatly influenced his life and job. His parents, Lillian Mastromonaco as well as Dean C. Martin, supported his ventures and supplied him with a nurturing environment.

The young Martin succeeded academically, participating in Yale College, where he graduated with a level in History in 1995. Aiming for a career in legislation, he ultimately registered at New york city College Institution of Regulation however left soon to seek his enthusiasm for funny in 1997.

Martin's unique comical design incorporates deadpan one-liners, humorous drawings, and also creative wordplay, which he originally showcased in funny clubs throughout New york city. His break came when he got a writing job for 'Late Night with Conan O'Brien.' He after that transitioned to composing for as well as showing up on 'The Daily Program with Jon Stewart' as a trendspotter and also factor. This exposure to a more comprehensive target market caused several successful jobs as well as his involvement in the music and literary scenes.

Martin's funny progressed, and he started incorporating songs and also visual art into his acts. He launched his debut funny cd, 'These Are Jokes,' in 2006, as well as the list below year, his 'Trendspotting with Demetri Martin' segment on 'The Daily Show' gained him an Emmy nomination. In 2009, he held and starred in 'Vital Points with Demetri Martin,' a sketch funny show that broadcast for 2 periods on Comedy Central. He remained to love several funny specials, including Netflix's 'Demetri Martin: The Overthinker' in 2018.

Acting also ignited Martin's interest, as well as he made his debut in the 2009 movie 'Taking Woodstock,' directed by Ang Lee. Ever since, he has shown up in a selection of movies and television shows such as 'In a Globe ...' (2013), 'Pollution' (2011), 'We Bare Bears' (2015-2019), as well as 'Moonbase 8' (2020). He additionally sought a career behind the cam, composing as well as guiding the 2016 indie movie 'Dean,' wherein he played the titular function.

Martin is a released writer too. He released 'This Is a Book,' a collection of narratives, essays, as well as humor pieces, in 2011. His second book, 'Factor Your Face at This,' released in 2013, showcases his unique illustrations and also illustrations.

Demetri Martin has actually kept a low profile in his personal life. He married Rachael Beame in 2012 as well as is a daddy to 2 kids. Martin's occupation has been marked by his ability to bridge numerous art types, getting immense regard as a comic, star, author, and also musician. His success can be credited to his effort, imagination, as well as his ability to find giggling in the mundane while testing traditional standards.

Our collection contains 30 quotes who is written / told by Demetri.

Related authors: Ang Lee (Director), Jon Stewart (Entertainer), Steven Wright (Comedian), Lawrence Taylor (Athlete), Conan O'Brien (Entertainer)

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30 Famous quotes by Demetri Martin

Small: I think it would be cool if you were writing a ransom note on your computer, if the paper clip popped u
"I think it would be cool if you were writing a ransom note on your computer, if the paper clip popped up and said, 'Looks like you're writing a ransom note. Need help? You should use more forceful language, you'll get more money.'"
Small: I used to play sports. Then I realized you can buy trophies. Now I am good at everything
"I used to play sports. Then I realized you can buy trophies. Now I am good at everything"
Small: If I ever saw an amputee getting hanged, Id probably just start calling out letters
"If I ever saw an amputee getting hanged, I'd probably just start calling out letters"
Small: I like fruit baskets because it gives you the ability to mail someone a piece of fruit without appearin
"I like fruit baskets because it gives you the ability to mail someone a piece of fruit without appearing insane. Like, if someone just mailed you an apple you'd be like, 'huh? What the hell is this?' But if it's in a fruit basket you're like, 'this is nice!'"
Small: A drunk driver is very dangerous. So is a drunk backseat driver if hes persuasive
"A drunk driver is very dangerous. So is a drunk backseat driver if he's persuasive"
Small: I wrapped my Christmas presents early this year, but I used the wrong paper. See, the paper I used said
"I wrapped my Christmas presents early this year, but I used the wrong paper. See, the paper I used said 'Happy Birthday' on it. I didn't want to waste it so I just wrote 'Jesus' on it"
Small: Saying, Im sorry is the same as saying, I apologize. Except at a funeral
"Saying, 'I'm sorry' is the same as saying, ' I apologize.' Except at a funeral"
Small: I wonder what the most intelligent thing ever said was that started with the word dude. Dude, these are
"I wonder what the most intelligent thing ever said was that started with the word 'dude.' 'Dude, these are isotopes.' 'Dude, we removed your kidney. You're gonna be fine.' 'Dude, I am so stoked to win this Nobel Prize. I just wanna thank Kevin, and Turtle, and all my homies.'"
Small: I went into a clothing store, and the lady asked me what size I was. I said, Actual. Im not to scale
"I went into a clothing store, and the lady asked me what size I was. I said, 'Actual'. I'm not to scale"
Small: I wanna make a jigsaw puzzle thats 40,000 pieces. And when you finish it, it says go outside.
"I wanna make a jigsaw puzzle that's 40,000 pieces. And when you finish it, it says 'go outside.'"
Small: I think its interesting that cologne rhymes with alone.
"I think it's interesting that 'cologne' rhymes with 'alone.'"
Small: I noticed that there are no B batteries. I think thats to avoid confusion, cause if there were you woul
"I noticed that there are no B batteries. I think that's to avoid confusion, cause if there were you wouldn't know if someone was stuttering. 'Yes, hello I'd like some b-batteries.' 'What kind?' 'B-batteries.' 'What kind?' 'B-batteries!' and D-batteries that's hard for foreigners. 'Yes, I would like de batteries.'"
Small: I love women, but I feel like you cant trust some of them. Some of them are liars, you know? Like I was
"I love women, but I feel like you can't trust some of them. Some of them are liars, you know? Like I was in the park and I met this girl, she was cute and she had a dog. And I went up to her, we started talking. She told me her dog's name. Then I said, 'Does he bite?' She said, 'No.' And I said, 'Oh yeah? Then how does he eat?' Liar"
Small: I like video games, but they are very violent. I want to create a video game in which you have to help
"I like video games, but they are very violent. I want to create a video game in which you have to help all the characters who have died in the other games. 'Hey, man, what are you playing?' 'Super Busy Hospital. Could you leave me alone? I'm performing surgery! This guy got shot in the head, like, 27 times!'"
Small: Swimming is a confusing sport, because sometimes you do it for fun, and other times you do it to not di
"Swimming is a confusing sport, because sometimes you do it for fun, and other times you do it to not die. And when I'm swimming, sometimes I'm not sure which one it is"
Small: I like to use I Cant Believe its Not Butter on my toast in the morning, because sometimes when I eat br
"I like to use 'I Can't Believe it's Not Butter' on my toast in the morning, because sometimes when I eat breakfast, I like to be incredulous. How was breakfast? Unbelievable"
Small: A lot of people dont like bumper stickers. I dont mind bumper stickers. To me a bumper sticker is a sho
"A lot of people don't like bumper stickers. I don't mind bumper stickers. To me a bumper sticker is a shortcut. It's like a little sign that says 'Hey, let's never hang out.'"
Small: I saw a transvestite wearing a T-shirt that said Guess
"I saw a transvestite wearing a T-shirt that said 'Guess'"
Small: Another term for balloon is bad breath holder
"Another term for balloon is bad breath holder"
Small: People and squirrels are very different. Most people will not argue that. But I find that there is one
"People and squirrels are very different. Most people will not argue that. But I find that there is one situation in which they're very similar. And that is: when I am driving towards them in my car. Then they're kind of hard to tell apart - especially if the human is kind of hairy"
Small: If you cant tell a spoon from a ladle, then youre fat!
"If you can't tell a spoon from a ladle, then you're fat!"
Small: I was walking in the park and this guy waved at me. Then he said, Im sorry, I thought you were someone
"I was walking in the park and this guy waved at me. Then he said, 'I'm sorry, I thought you were someone else.' I said, 'I am.'"
Small: I like women, but you cant always trust them. Some of them are big liars, like this one woman I met who
"I like women, but you can't always trust them. Some of them are big liars, like this one woman I met who had a dog. I asked her her dog's name and then I asked, 'Does he bite?' and she said, 'No.' And I said, 'So how does he eat?' Liar!"
Small: Employee of the month is a good example of how somebody can be both a winner and a loser at the same ti
"Employee of the month is a good example of how somebody can be both a winner and a loser at the same time"
Small: My favorite fruit is grapes. Because with grapes, you always get another chance. Cause, you know, if yo
"My favorite fruit is grapes. Because with grapes, you always get another chance. 'Cause, you know, if you have a crappy apple or a peach, you're stuck with that crappy piece of fruit. But if you have a crappy grape, no problem - just move on to the next. 'Grapes: The Fruit of Hope.'"
Small: I think that when you get dressed in the morning, sometimes youre really making a decision about your b
"I think that when you get dressed in the morning, sometimes you're really making a decision about your behavior for the day. Like if you put on flipflops, you're saying: 'Hope I don't get chased today.' 'Be nice to people in sneakers.'"
Small: A lot of people like lollipops. I dont like lollipops. To me, a lollipop is hard candy plus garbage. I
"A lot of people like lollipops. I don't like lollipops. To me, a lollipop is hard candy plus garbage. I don't need a handle. Just give me the candy"
Small: My plumbing is all screwed up. Because it turns out, I do not own a garbage disposal
"My plumbing is all screwed up. Because it turns out, I do not own a garbage disposal"
Small: If I have to move up in a building, I choose the elevator over the escalator. Because one time I was ri
"If I have to move up in a building, I choose the elevator over the escalator. Because one time I was riding the escalator and I tripped. I fell down the stairs for an hour and a half"
Small: I keep a lighter in my back pocket all the time. Im not a smoker, I just really like certain songs
"I keep a lighter in my back pocket all the time. I'm not a smoker, I just really like certain songs"