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Marty AWEProfile
Martysig
Biographical information
Gender

Male

Eye color

Blue

Hair color

None
Brown facial hair

Height

4' 1"

Born

1690s[1]

Family

El Grande (brother)[2]

Also known as

Marty the dwarf[2]

Statistics
Weapon(s) owned

Blunderbuss
Pistol[3]
Knife[3]

Ship(s) captained or crewed

HMS Interceptor
Black Pearl
Hai Peng
Dying Gull

Battles

Destruction of the Interceptor
Skirmish off of the Isla Cruces
Battle of Singapore
Skirmish off of the Black Sand Beach
Battle of Calypso's maelstrom
Chase of the Black Pearl
Battle of Poseidon's Tomb

Affiliation

Motley crew
Jack Sparrow
Hector Barbossa
Crew of the Black Pearl
Crew of the Dying Gull

Behind the scenes
First appearance

The Curse of the Black Pearl

Latest appearance

Dead Men Tell No Tales

Portrayer

Martin Klebba
James Arnold Taylor (voice)

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"And Marty the dwarf. He's got a fighten' spirit, I tell 'ee, several sizes larger than his size."
Joshamee Gibbs[src]

Marty was a dwarf pirate that operated in the Caribbean. People say that the best things come in small packages; Marty was no exception. Diminutive but tough, Marty packed a powerful punch, whether it was on board a ship or battling against adversaries three times his size. He served under Captain Jack Sparrow aboard the Interceptor, the Black Pearl, and the Dying Gull.

Following the adventure at Isla de Muerta, Marty was captured along the Crew of the Black Pearl at Isla de Pelegostos, but with the help of Will Turner, he and his companions managed to escape and subsequently accompanied Jack in the search for the Dead Man's Chest. After the search for the Dead Man's Chest, Marty was one of the few to survive the attack of the Kraken. Marty was also one of the many pirates who fought against Lord Cutler Beckett's Armada for their freedom. Many years later he would be involved in the quest for the Trident of Poseidon.

BiographyEdit

Motley crewEdit

Jack's crewEdit

Not much is known of Marty's life. Marty was recruited by Sparrow and Joshamee Gibbs in Tortuga following the kidnapping of Elizabeth Swann by Hector Barbossa. Marty joined the crew of the commandeered HMS Interceptor and sailed to Isla de Muerta to rescue Swann. During a battle with the Black Pearl he served as a cannoneer, loading various objects, including Gibbs' canteen, into the Interceptor's cannons. Marty was ultimately captured along with the rest of the crew, but later rescued by Elizabeth at the island. The crew absconded with the Black Pearl on their second trip to the island, with Marty reminding the crew that Jack had promised them a ship back on Tortuga. However, the crew returned to save Jack at Port Royal. Marty continued to serve onboard over the next year.[4]

Search for the Dead Man's ChestEdit

Marty lookout

Marty on the Black Pearl.

"Did we kill it?"
"No. We just made it angry.
"
―Marty and Joshamee Gibbs referring to the Kraken[src]

Marty commented that Jack was acting stranger than usual during his hunt for the key to the Dead Man's Chest. The crew was captured by the Pelegostos after Jack realized the Kraken was pursuing them, and Marty was one of the few to escape Pelegosto Island. He informed the crew the Flying Dutchman was falling behind during the chase off Isla Cruces, and supervised the crew in hoisting a net of gunpowder during the attack of the Kraken. He survived the battle and joined the diminished crew in lamenting the loss of both Jack and the Black Pearl at Tia Dalma's shack. Marty agreed to travel to World's End to bring Jack back from Davy Jones' Locker.[5]

At World's EndEdit

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Marty participated in the battle in Singapore, firing a large gun whose recoil knocked him backwards. He was part of the shore party that happened upon the corpse of the Kraken, and alerted his captain to the presence of the Empress.[6]

He later used a Blunderbuss to take potshots at Davy Jones' crewmen during the battle around Calypso's maelstrom. Marty remained onboard the Black Pearl when Barbossa staged his second mutiny, continuing to serve aboard the ship.[6]

Quest for the Trident of PoseidonEdit

"You want us to pay you?"
―Marty to Jack Sparrow[src]

Marty helped steal the entire bank of St. Martin along with Joshamee Gibbs, Scrum, and the rest of Dying Gull crew. When the robbery failed, Marty was outraged when Jack suggested the crew pay a captain's tribute since the robbery was a failure. The crew abandoned Jack, only to be paid by Henry Turner to help free Jack and Carina Smyth on the day of their planned executions. With the help of Henry and Carina, Jack Sparrow led the crew on a quest to find the Trident of Poseidon, in a race against Armando Salazar and the Silent Mary.[7]

Personality and traitsEdit

People say that the best things come in small packages; Marty was no exception. Marty packed a powerful punch, and it didn't matter whether he's on board the Black Pearl or battling with East India Trading Company soldiers.[8] Diminutive but tough, Marty was a pirate of short stature but tall spirit, unafraid to go up and battle against adversaries three times his size.

Among other crew members, Marty was a diminutive pirate. He was bald and had a long thin beard that was woven into a single strand. Marty had one earring and wore a multi-coloured waistcoat with a white shirt, a belt, a pair of black shoes and baggy breeches. On his neck Marty wore many keys, symbolising that he himself was something of a womanizer, possessing the keys to the hearts of so many women.

Behind the scenesEdit

"My character was originally named Dirk, but somebody—I think it was Gore Verbinski—preferred to use my real name instead."
Martin Klebba[src]

AppearancesEdit

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Notes and referencesEdit

Motley Crew

Captain: Jack Sparrow
HMS Interceptor
AnamariaCottonCotton's ParrotCrimpDuncanJoshamee GibbsKursar
LadbrocLejonMartyMatelotMoisesQuartettoTearlachWill Turner

Captain: Joshamee Gibbs
HMS Interceptor/Black Pearl
AnamariaCottonCotton's ParrotCrimpDuncanKursarLadbroc
LejonMartyMoisesQuartettoElizabeth SwannTearlachWill Turner


Captain: Jack Sparrow
Black Pearl
CottonCotton's ParrotCrippled manDuncanJoshamee GibbsGunnerHo-KwanIrish man
Jack the MonkeyKursarLadbrocLeechLejonMartyMoisesJames NorringtonNill OfrillPintel
QuartettoRagettiJohn SmithSkinny manElizabeth SwannSweepyTearlachWill TurnerVery old man


Captain: Hector Barbossa
Hai Peng
CottonCotton's ParrotTia DalmaJoshamee GibbsTai HuangJack the Monkey
MartyPintelRagettiElizabeth SwannWill Turner


Captains: Jack Sparrow / Hector Barbossa
Black Pearl
CottonCotton's ParrotTia DalmaJoshamee GibbsTai HuangJack the Monkey
MartyPintelRagettiElizabeth SwannWill Turner


Captain: Hector Barbossa
Black Pearl
CottonCotton's ParrotJack the MonkeyMartyMullroyMurtoggPintelRagetti


Captain: Jack Sparrow
Dying Gull
BollardJoshamee GibbsJibMaddoxMartyScrum


Captains: Jack Sparrow / Hector Barbossa
Black Pearl
BollardJoshamee GibbsJibMaddoxMartyScrumMullroyMurtogg
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Crew of the Hai Peng
Captain: Hector Barbossa
Hai Peng
CottonCotton's ParrotTia DalmaJoshamee GibbsTai Huang
JackMartyPintelRagettiElizabeth SwannWill Turner
[edit]

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