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Ten Things You Never Knew About Steve Martin

4 February 2009 1:14 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

White-haired American comic Steve Martin returns to the big screen this month as the bumbling Inspector Clouseau in Pink Panther 2. Starting out as a madcap standup in the 1970s, Martin worked his way through the comedy ranks, producing music and TV shows until he hit the big time with 1979's classic The Jerk. His success continued with popular family franchises Father Of The Bride and Cheaper By The Dozen, while more recently he's turned his hand to writing novels such as 2001's Shop Girl. Read on to find out ten more facts about the veteran A-list funnyman. 1. Martin was born in Texas in 1945 to Mary Lee and real estate agent Glenn Vernon. 2. Before Martin's wedding to Anne Stringfield in 2007, he told some guests including Tom Hanks and Eugene Levy that he was hosting a party, surprising them when he partook in the nuptials. (more) »

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