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Steve Martin was born on August 14, 1945 in Waco, Texas, USA as Stephen Glenn Martin to Mary Lee (née Stewart; 1913-2002) and Glenn Vernon Martin (1914-1997), a real estate salesman and aspiring actor. He was raised in Inglewood and Garden Grove in California. In 1960, he got a job at the Magic shop of Disney's Fantasyland, and while there he ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 5 Golden Globes. Another 23 wins & 38 nominations. See more awards »

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Roxanne Writer
(1987)
L.A. Story Writer
(1991)
The Jerk Writer
(1979)
(2006)

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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)
 2001 The 73rd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (special material written by)
 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 ¡Three Amigos! (written by)
 1986 Leo & Liz in Beverly Hills (TV Series) (creator - 1986)
  George Burns Comedy Week (TV Series) (story by - 1 episode, 1985) (story - 1 episode, 1985)
- The Couch (1985) ... (story by)
- Home for Dinner (1985) ... (story)
 1984 Domestic Life (TV Series) (creator - 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 Homage to Steve (TV Movie documentary)
 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 Special)
 1979 The Jerk (screenplay) / (story)
 1977 The Absent-Minded Waiter (Short)
 1976 On Location (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Steve Martin (1976)
 1976 Van Dyke and Company (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1976) ... (written by)
 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)
 1970 The Ray Stevens Show (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1970)
- Episode #1.1 (1970)
  Pat Paulsen's Half a Comedy Hour (TV Series) (written by - 12 episodes, 1970) (writer - 1 episode, 1970)
- Episode #1.13 (1970) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.12 (1970) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.11 (1970) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.10 (1970) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.9 (1970) ... (written by)
  The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (TV Series) (writer - 66 episodes, 1967 - 1969) (writing supervisor - 3 episodes, 1969)
- Episode #3.26 (1969) ... (writing supervisor)
- Episode #3.25 (1969) ... (writing supervisor)
- Episode #3.24 (1969) ... (writing supervisor)
- Episode #3.23 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.22 (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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(November 26 to December 21, 2014) His play, "Picasso at the Lapin Agile," was performed Long Wharf Theatre at the Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck III Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut. Gordon Edelstein was director. Michael Yeargan was set designer. Jess Goldstein was costume designer. Donald Holder was lighting ... See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 12 Interviews | 25 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 12 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

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Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

I always felt there was a deeper meaning to what I was doing than just being wild and crazy, something more philosophical. I had a view that there was something funny about trying to be funny. I needed a theory behind it in order to justify it at the time, but now I don't. I see it for what it was. It was just fun, and it was stupid, and that's why it was so successful. See more »

Trivia:

He appeared on the college circuit in the 1970s with fellow musical comedian Martin Mull as "The Steve Martin Mull Show". See more »

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Star Sign:

Leo

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