Demetri Evan Martin is the full name of comedian Demetri Martin who was born in New York City, New York State on May 25 1973. The comic was nominated for an Emmy Award and won a Perrier comedy award. Martin is best known for his stand up comedy shows and as a contributor to The Daily Show.
He began his career in 2001 premiering on Comedy Centrals Premium Blend. In 2003 and 2004 he wrote for Late Night with Conan O'Brien. In 2005 he got his own stand up special on Comedy Central Presents and in 2006, on September 26th he released a comedy CD/DVD titled These are Jokes. this album also features Saturday Night Live member and personal friend Will Forte.
Demetri Martin cited comedian Steven Wright as an important influence. Both use deadpan one-liners in their comedy acts. Currently comedian Demetri Martin is hosting his own show on Comedy Central entitled "Important things with Demetri Martin".