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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)
- Danny Thomas (1973) ... (writer)
 1972 The Ken Berry 'Wow' Show (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1972) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.0 (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 - 65 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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(2014 to 2015 Winter) He wrote the book for the musical, "Bright Star," in a world premiere production at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, California. Barry Edelstein was artistic director. Walter Bobbie was director. He and Edie Brickell were also composers and wrote the original story. Edie Brickell was also lyricist. 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:

Pig Eye Jackson also

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

When I first started, I really decided to be a comedian, so I underplayed the banjo. I didn't want it to be a music show, I wanted it to be a comedy show. I subordinated the banjo and the music because I didn't have anybody to play with. It was just me. And music always sounds better when you've got some other people. See more »

Trivia:

His performance as "Navin Johnson" in The Jerk (1979) was ranked #99 among Premiere Magazine's list of the 100 Greatest Film Performances of All Time (2006). See more »

Trademark:

Wearing "arrow-through-head" prop See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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