Klebba at the premiere of Project X in February 2012
June 23, 1969 |
Troy, Michigan, U.S.
|Education||Athens High School|
|Home town||Troy, Michigan|
|Spouse(s)||Michelle Dilgard (2011–present)|
|Children||1 son (Alec) and 1 daughter (Makenzie)|
Klebba was born and grew up in Troy, Michigan, graduating from Athens High School. Martin was wed to Michelle Dilgard in 2011 and in a 2011 interview with Kale Slade, Martin revealed that in his free time, he likes to play video games with his son and spend time with his wife. Martin is the father of son, Alec Klebba, and daughter, Makenzie Rae Klebba, born September 26, 2012.
Klebba runs a nonprofit foundation called Coalition for Dwarf Advocacy, which gives 100% of its donations to the cause of helping little people.
Klebba has acted in various productions, most notably Pirates of the Caribbean as "Marty", one of Captain Jack Sparrow's Black Pearl crew, in all three of the first trilogy. In 2003, he played the ring announcer in the Cradle 2 the Grave. In 2009, Klebba played the role of "Count Le Petite" in All's Faire in Love, a romantic comedy set at a Renaissance fair. He has also been in low budget horror/comedy films Feast 2: Sloppy Seconds & Feast 3: The Happy Finish as "Thunder."
Klebba starred as Friday, one of the seven dwarfs, in the 2001 made-for-TV film Snow White. In 2003, Klebba starred as Hank Dingo in the Comedy Central made-for-TV movie Knee High P.I.. He also made an appearance as a demon in the Charmed, season 6 episode Witch Wars (2004). He has also appeared in iCarly and Drake & Josh as Nug Nug.
Klebba made many appearances as Randall Winston in the television series Scrubs. He starred in the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episode "The Chick Chop Flick Shop" (2007) as Dickie Jones, and in the CSI: NY episode "Uncertainty Rules" (2010) as Calvin Moore. Also in 2010, Klebba guest starred as Hibachi in Pair of Kings, a Disney TV series. He played Todd Moore in the Bones (TV series) season 5 episode "Dwarf in the Dirt"' (2010).
Klebba has also been featured on the TLC reality show, Little People, Big World, with his good friend Amy Roloff. He will be featured in one episode of VH-1's "I'm Married to a..." in which his average sized wife talks about being married to a little person.
In 2011, Klebba appeared on The Cape as a series regular named "Rollo".
|2011||In the Gray||producer||Rob Holloway|
|2002||Blood Shot||Secret Weapon||Dietrich Johnston|
|2010||A Short Film||Cowboy||Rick Williamson|
|2011||Broken Dreams||Kaleb Wilson||special thanks|
|Night of the Little Dead||Little Dead||Frank Ippolito, Ezekiel Zabrowsi|
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- "Martin Klebba has fun with his slightly shady character on 'The Cape'". Boulderweekly.com. 2011-01-05. Retrieved 2012-11-17.
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- "Ability Magazine: Martin Klebba Interview"". Retrieved 2012-04-03.
- "IMDB page for Martin Klebba". Retrieved 2013-05-02.