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Steve Martin was born on August 14, 1945 in Waco, Texas, USA as Stephen Glenn Martin. He is a writer and actor, known for The Jerk (1979), Shopgirl (2005) and Bowfinger (1999). He has been married to Anne Stringfield since July 28, 2007. They have one child. He was previously married to Victoria Tennant. See full bio »

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Nominated for 5 Golden Globes. Another 20 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

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 2011 Bluegrass Diva (Short)
 2010 Just for Laughs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Best of Just for Laughs (2010) ... (writer)
 2010 The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (special material written by)
 2009 The Pink Panther 2 (screenplay)
 2008 Traitor (story)
 2006 The Pink Panther (screenplay)
 2005 Shopgirl (novel "Shopgirl") / (screenplay)
 2003 The 75th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (special material written by)
 2001 Morto the Magician (Short)
 2001 The Downer Channel (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... (writer)
- Pilot (2001) ... (writer)
 1999 Bowfinger (written by)
 1998 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Steve Martin (TV Special) (uncredited)
 1994 A Simple Twist of Fate (written by)
 1991 L.A. Story (written by)
 1987 Roxanne (screenplay)
 1986 Homage to Steve (TV Movie documentary)
 1986 ¡Three Amigos! (written by)
 1986 Leo & Liz in Beverly Hills (TV Series) (creator - 1986)
 1985 George Burns Comedy Week (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Home for Dinner (1985) ... (story)
 1984 Domestic Life (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Harold at the Bat (1984) ... (creator)
- Showdown at Walla Walla (1984) ... (creator)
- The Candidates (1984) ... (creator)
- Rip Rides Again (1984) ... (creator)
- Cooking with Candy (1984) ... (creator)
 1984 The Jerk, Too (TV Movie) (characters)
 1983 The Man with Two Brains (written by)
 1983 The Winds of Whoopie (TV Movie)
 1982 Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (written by)
 1981 Steve Martin's Best Show Ever (TV Movie)
 1979 The Jerk (screenplay) / (story)
 1977 The Absent-Minded Waiter (Short)
 1976 On Location (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Steve Martin (1976)
 1975 Rocky Mountain Christmas (TV Special) (written by)
 1975 Van Dyke and Company (TV Special)
 1971-1973 The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour (TV Series) (writer - 37 episodes)
- Episode #3.24 (1973) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.23 (1973) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.22 (1973) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.21 (1973) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.20 (1973) ... (writer)
 1972 The Ken Berry 'Wow' Show (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode dated 12 August 1972 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 5 August 1972 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 15 July 1972 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 21 March 1972 (1972) ... (writer)
 1969-1972 The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour (TV Series) (writer - 21 episodes)
- Episode #4.14 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.12 (1971) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.8 (1971) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.4 (1971) ... (writer)
- Episode #4.1 (1971) ... (writer)
 1970 The Ray Stevens Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1970)
 1970 Pat Paulsen's Half a Comedy Hour (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode dated 2 April 1970 (1970) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 19 March 1970 (1970) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 12 March 1970 (1970) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 26 February 1970 (1970) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 22 January 1970 (1970) ... (writer)
 1967-1969 The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (TV Series) (writer - 70 episodes)
- Episode #3.26 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.25 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.23 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.22 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.20 (1969) ... (writer)
 1968 The Summer Brothers Smothers Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1968) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1968) ... (writer)
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Other Works:

Book: "Shopgirl: A Novella" See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 11 Interviews | 23 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 12 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Pig Eye Jackson also

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I loved doing Pennies from Heaven (1981). Because you have to understand that I'd been doing comedy for 15 to 20 years, and suddenly along came the opportunity to do this beautiful film. It was so emotional to me. I loved it. I don't think it was a good career move, but I have no regrets about doing it. See more »

Trivia:

Studied philosophy at California State University at Long Beach, and for a while, considered becoming a philosophy professor instead of an actor-comedian. He periodically spoofed his philosophy studies in his 1970s stand-up act, such as comparing Philosophy with studying Geology
  • "If you're studying Geology, which is all facts, as soon as you get


out of school you forget it all, but Philosophy you ... See more »

Trademark:

White suit See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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why isnt he funny anymore? georgecann2003
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