Birth Name: Andrea Louise Martin
Place of Birth: Portland, Maine, U.S.
Date of Birth: January 15, 1947
Andrea Martin is an American actress, singer, author, and comedian. Andrea is also a Canadian citizen.
She is the daughter of Sybil A. (Manoogian) and John Martin. Her family’s surname was originally Papazian. She is of Armenian descent.
Andrea has two children with her former husband, Canadian actor, director, and producer Bob Dolman. Bob’s late sister, actress and singer Nancy Dolman, was the wife of actor and comedian Martin Short.
Andrea’s paternal grandparents were named Mesak/Misak H. Papazian and Arak Aynoian. Mesak and Arak were ethnic Armenians from Turkey, who left to escape the Armenian Genocide.
Andrea’s maternal grandparents were named Horan Manoogian and Angel Stephanian. Horan and Angel were Armenian emigrants, from Yerevan, Armenia, and Istanbul, Turkey, respectively.