Martin Klebba is an American actor and stuntman born on June 23, 1969, in Troy, Michigan. He is 4ft tall. Since 1994, he has held the record for the 100 m for small people with 13s84. He is famous for his role as Marty in Pirates of the Caribbean.
Klebba who’s from Troy, Michigan was an occasional guest on The Howard Stern Show in the 1990s. He earned the nickname Marty the Midget. He performed in various productions. The most famous is the Pirates of the Caribbean series where he was Marty. He appeared in films 1, 3, and 5. 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 in a Renaissance fair. He also appeared in the low-budget horror/comedy films Feast II: Sloppy Seconds & Feast III: The Happy Finish as “Thunder”.
He also has many stunt credits including:
- Bedtime Stories
- Evan Almighty
- Meet the Spartans
- Epic Movie
- Van Helsing
- Jurassic World
Klebba played the role of one of the seven dwarfs, in the 2001 made-for-TV movie Snow White: The Fairest of Them All. In 2003, Klebba played the role of Hank Dingo in Comedy Central’s Knee High PI. He made an appearance as a demon in The Charmed, season 6 episode Witch Wars (2004). He also starred in iCarly and Drake & Josh as Nug Nug.
Klebba has made many appearances as Randall Winston on the television series Scrubs. He appeared in the:
- CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episode “The Chick Chop Flick Shop” (2007) as Dickie Jones
- CSI: NY episode “Uncertainty Rules” (2010) as Calvin Moore
Also in 2010, Klebba played the role of Hibachi in Pair of Kings, a Disney television series. He played Todd Moore in the season 5 episode of Bones (TV series) “Dwarf in the Dirt” (2010).
Klebba was also featured in the reality show TLC, Little People, Big World, with his good friend Amy Roloff. He will be featured in an episode of VH-1 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.” He also appeared once again in Mirror Mirror (2012). This one starred Julia Roberts, Armie Hammer (The Social Network), and Lily Collins.
- 2001: Snow White: The Fairest of Them All by Caroline Thompson (TV): Friday, the Blue Dwarf
- 2003: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl by Gore Verbinski: Marty
- 2003: Andrzej Bartkowiak’s Cradle 2 the Grave: The Cage Fight Commentator
- 2006: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest by Gore Verbinski: Marty
- 2007: Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End by Gore Verbinski: Marty
- 2008: Hancock by Peter Berg: An inmate of the prison
- 2010: Bones by Hart Hanson: Iron leprechaun
- 2012: Snow White (Mirror, Mirror) by Tarsem Singh: the butcher
- 2012: Project X (Project X) by Nima Nourizadeh: the dwarf in the oven
- 2013: The Wolf of Wall Street by Martin Scorsese: Frank Berry
- 2014: Vic Armstrong’s Chaos (Left Behind): Melvin Weir
- 2017: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales by Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg: Marty
- 2019: Viy 2: Journey to China by Oleg Stepchenko: the ship’s captain