August 14, 1945
78 years old
5 ft 11½ in | 181.5 cm
72 kg | 158.5 lbs
10 US | 43 EU
Stephen Glenn Martin was born in Waco, Texas, United States, on August 14, 1945, is an American actor.
Young Steve Martin first started performing magic tricks and illusions at the Magic shop in Fantasyland, Disneyland.
He began his acting career in productions at the Bird Cage Theatre.
He landed his big break in Saturday Night Live (1976).
He made his big screen debut in comedy film Another Nice Mess (1972) in role as Hippie.
He got his television debut in anthology series Off to See the Wizard (1967) in episode "Who's Afraid of Mother Goose?", in role as Simon the Pieman.
Martin's breakthrough performance came as Navin R. Johnson/Cat Juggler in music comedy film The Jerk (1979).
He released his first comedy album "Let's Get Small" (1977), for which he won the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album.
He released his first all-music solo album "The Crow: New Songs for the 5-String Banjo" (2009), for which he won the Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album.
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Steve Martin is 78 years old.
Steve Martin net worth is around 140 million dollars.
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his roles in films:
Pennies from Heaven (1981) musical romantic drama as Arthur Parker
All of Me (1984) fantasy comedy as Roger Cobb
Roxanne (1987) drama romance as C. D. Bales
Parenthood (1989) comedy drama as Gil Buckman.
He portrayed George Banks in comedy movies:
Father of the Bride (1991), for which he was nominated for the Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Father of the Bride Part II (1995), for which he was nominated for the American Comedy Award for Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture (Leading Role)
He played Inspector Jacques Clouseau in comedy movies:
The Pink Panther (2006)
The Pink Panther 2 (2009)
He was nominated for the American Comedy Award for Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture (Leading Role) for his role as Harris K. Telemacher in romantic fantasy comedy drama movie L.A. Story (1991).
He was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Comedy Team for his role as Robert "Bobby" K. Bowfinger in satirical buddy comedy film Bowfinger (1999).
Three Amigos (1986) Western comedy as Lucky Day
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988) comedy as Freddy Benson
The Man with Two Brains (1983) science fiction comedy as Dr. Michael Hfuhruhurr
My Blue Heaven (1990) crime comedy as Vinnie Antonelli
It's Complicated (2009) romantic comedy as Adam Schaffer
Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987) comedy as Neal Page
Little Shop of Horrors (1986) rock musical comedy horror as Orin Scrivello, DDS
The Spanish Prisoner (1997) neo-noir drama as Jimmy Dell
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982) comedy mystery as Rigby Reardon
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016) war drama as Norm Oglesby
He co-wrote and starred as Himself / Medieval King in comedy and variety show The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1968–1969), for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series.
He hosted Saturday Night Live (1976–2022) in 16 episodes.
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Gavin Volure in NBC sitcom 30 Rock (2008).
He co-wrote and starred in CBS variety show The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour (1971–1973), for which he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series for .
He was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for "The Buddy Song" and for Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded) for Netflix special "Steve Martin and Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life" (2018).
He was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy for his role as Charles-Haden Savage in Hulu mystery comedy television series Only Murders in the Building (2021-2023).
He hosted the Academy Awards in 2001, 2003 and 2010.
All Commercials... A Steve Martin Special (1980)
Steve Martin: Comedy is Not Pretty (1980)
Steve Martin's Best Show Ever (1981)
The Winds of Whoopie (1983)
Oh, Hello On Broadway (2017)
Attended Garden Grove High School and Santa Ana College in California.
Studied at University of California, Los Angeles.
Has sister, Melinda.
Has English, Scottish, Irish, German, French and Welsh ancestry.
He plays banjo.
Fan of Monty Python's Flying Circus and Doctor Who.
He won two Grammy Awards for Best Comedy Album for: "Let's Get Small" (1977) and "A Wild and Crazy Guy" (1978).
Close friends with Tom Hanks and Carl Reiner.
He is an avid art collector.
He was nominated for two Tony Awards for Best Book of a Musical and for Best Original Score for a musical "Bright Star" (2014), as a writer and composer.
He was awarded the Honorary Academy Award in 2013.
Received Lifetime Achievement Award in Comedy (2000).
Huge fan of British comedian David Walliams.
He was married to actress Victoria Tennant (1986-1994).
He dated Anne Heche (1994-1997), Mary Tyler Moore (1982), Bernadette Peters (1977-1982), Karen Carpenter (1977), Eve Babitz (1972) and Linda Ronstadt (1972).
He married Anne Stringfield in 2007, they have one daughter, Mary Martin.