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Steve Martin

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Steve Martin

American actor, comedian, musician, author, playwright,and producer add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1945.

Countries: United States (70%), United Kingdom (9%), (6%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Alec Baldwin, Owen Wilson, The Jerk

Linked to: Garden Grove High School, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, The New York Times, American Film Institute

 

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Steve Martin was born in 1945 add something


1960

By 1960, he had mastered several of the tricks and illusions, and took a paying job there in August add something


1967

In 1967, Martin transferred to UCLA and switched his major to theater add something

 

In 1967, his former girlfriend Nina Goldblatt, a dancer on "The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour", helped Martin land a writing job with the show by submitting his work to head writer Mason Williams add something


1968

Martin has been an avid art collector since 1968, when he bought a print by the Los Angeles artist Ed Ruscha add something


 

Along with the other writers for the show, Martin won an "Emmy award" in 1969, aged 23 add something

 

" Martin's first TV appearance was on "The Steve Allen Show" in 1969 add something


1970

By the end of the 1970s, Martin had acquired the kind of following normally reserved for rock stars, with his tour appearances typically occurring at sold-out arenas filled with tens of thousands of screaming fans add something

 

His TV appearances in the 1970s led to the release of comedy albums that went platinum add something

 

In the 1970s, Martin performed his offbeat, absurdist comedy routines before packed houses on national tours add something

 

Martin did his stand-up routine opening for the band in the early 1970s add something

 

The banjo was a staple of Martin's 1970s stand-up career, and he periodically poked fun at his love for the instrument add something


1972

George Kirby - This led to his hosting a sketch comedy and variety show, "Half the George Kirby Comedy Hour", which lasted for 22 episodes in 1972; it was one of the actor-comedian Steve Martin's first credits in front of the camera


1975

Ben Fong-Torres - He conducted interviews for "Rolling Stone" of entertainment figures including Bob Dylan, the Rolling Stones, comedian Steve Martin and Linda Ronstadt's first cover story in 1975


1976

He continued to write, earning an Emmy nomination for his work on "Van Dyke and Company" in 1976 add something


1977

Both albums won Grammys for "Best Comedy Recording" in 1977 and 1978, respectively add something

 

The Jerk - By 1977, comedian Steve Martin was experiencing wild success

 

Bernadette Peters - Peters and Steve Martin had begun a romantic relationship in 1977 that lasted approximately four years


1978

It was later released as a single, reaching No.17 on the US charts in 1978 and selling over a million copies add something

 

Martin performed "King Tut" on the April 22, 1978, edition of "SNL" add something


1979

In 1979, Martin co-wrote and starred in his first full-length movie, "The Jerk", directed by Carl Reiner add something

 

Roger Wolfe Kahn - In the 1979 film "The Jerk", listening to the orchestra performing the song "Crazy Rhythm" on the radio inspires Steve Martin's character to hitchhike to St. Louis, setting in motion his rise, fall, and eventual reunion with his adopted family

 

Brownie McGhee - With Sonny Terry, he appeared in the 1979 Steve Martin comedy "The Jerk"

 

The Jerk - "'The Jerk"' is a 1979 American comedy film directed by Carl Reiner and written by Steve Martin, Carl_Gottlieb, and Michael Elias


 

Since the 1980s, having branched away from stand-up comedy, Martin has become a successful actor in both comedic and dramatic roles, as well as an author, playwright, pianist, and banjo player, eventually earning Emmy, Grammy, and American Comedy awards, among other honors add something

 

Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid - In the summer of 1980, comedian Steve Martin was having lunch with director Carl Reiner and screenwriter George Gipe


1981

Martin was romantically involved with actress and singer Bernadette Peters, his costar in the films "The Jerk" and "Pennies from Heaven", during the 1970s and early 1980s add something

 

Miklos Rozsa - After completing work on the music for the spy thriller "Eye of the Needle" , Rózsa's last film score was for the black-and-white Steve Martin film "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid" , a comic homage to the "film noir" of the 1940s, a genre to which Rozsa himself had contributed scores

 

M. C. Gainey - In 1981, he made his big-screen debut in the Steve Martin musical "Pennies from Heaven

 

Lily Tomlin - Tomlin starred in the 1981 science fiction comedy "The Incredible Shrinking Woman", a send-up of consumerism, and was the sickly heiress in the comedy "All of Me" opposite Steve Martin


1982

"Rolling Stone" February 18, 1982 add something

 

Steve Jobs - In 1982, Jobs bought an apartment in The San Remo, an apartment building in New York City with a politically progressive reputation, where Demi Moore, Steven Spielberg, Steve Martin, and Princess Yasmin Aga Khan, daughter of Rita Hayworth, had apartments

 

Randi Brooks - She guest starred in 38 TV shows including "Knight Rider", "Designing Women", and "Who's The Boss", and had small but memorable roles in the 1983 Steve Martin comedy "The Man with Two Brains" and the 1988 James Woods police drama "Cop"


1983

David Warner (actor) - He appeared as mad scientist Dr. Alfred Necessiter in the film "The Man with Two Brains" in 1983 alongside Steve Martin and Kathleen Turner

 

Sparky Marcus - His last movie role was a brief cameo as a bellboy in the 1983 Steve Martin comedy "The Man with Two Brains


1985

Steve Martin (Godzilla) - Renamed "Godzilla 1985" in the U.S., this version saw Raymond Burr reprise his role as Steve Martin


1986

In 1986, Martin was in the movie musical film version of the hit Off-Broadway play "Little Shop of Horrors" , playing the sadistic dentist, Orin Scrivello add something

 

He married actress Victoria Tennant on November 20, 1986, and the union lasted until 1994 add something

 

Victoria Tennant - She was later married to the actor-comedian Steve Martin from 1986 to their divorce in 1994


1987

In 1987, Martin joined comedian John Candy in the John Hughes movie "Planes, Trains and Automobiles add something

 

John Hughes (filmmaker) - To avoid being pigeonholed as a maker of teen comedies, Hughes branched out in 1987, directing the smash hit "Planes, Trains and Automobiles" starring Steve Martin and John Candy


1988

In 1988, he performed in the Frank Oz film "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels", a remake of "Bedtime Story", alongside Michael Caine add something

 

Bill Irwin - Irwin appeared in 1988 on stage with Steve Martin and Robin Williams for a production of "Waiting for Godot" in the role of Lucky

 

Frank Oz - Usually directing comedies, Oz went on to direct "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" in 1988, starring Steve Martin and Michael Caine, "What About Bob-" in 1991, starring Bill Murray and Richard Dreyfuss, and "Housesitter" in 1992


1989

Martin starred in the Ron Howard film "Parenthood", with Moranis in 1989 add something

 

On the day Radner died of ovarian cancer in 1989, a visibly shaken Martin hosted "SNL" and featured footage of himself and Radner together in a 1978 sketch add something

 

Parenthood (film) - "'Parenthood"' is a 1989 comedy-drama film with an ensemble cast that includes Steve Martin, Tom_Hulce, Rick Moranis, Martha Plimpton, Joaquin Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen, and Dianne Wiest


1990

He later met with Moranis to make the Mafia comedy "My Blue Heaven" in 1990 add something

 

Throughout the 1990s, Martin wrote various pieces for "The New Yorker" add something

 

Gilbert Cates - Cates is credited with re-energizing the Academy Awards shows he produced 14 times between 1990 and 2008, recruiting Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg, David Letterman, Steve Martin, Chris_Rock and Jon Stewart as hosts

 

Barry Newman - During the 1990's Newman went back to co-star in movies such as, "Daylight" with Sylvester Stallone, Bowfinger, starring Steve Martin and Eddie Murphy, and in Steven Soderbergh's comeback movie, The Limey, amongst others

 

Betty White - Her film credits in the late 1990s and early 2000s included "Hard Rain", "Dennis the Menace Strikes Again" and "Bringing Down the House", in which she co-starred with Steve Martin and Queen Latifah

 

Bill Irwin - Irwin's principal film roles included "My Blue Heaven", a 1990 comedy with Steve Martin and Rick Moranis, and "Eight Men Out", which tells the true story of the "Black Sox" gambling scandal of 1919


1991

In 1991, Martin starred in and wrote "L.A. Story", a romantic comedy, in which the female lead was played by his then-wife Victoria Tennant add something

 

Martin appeared in a remake of the comedy "Father of the Bride" in 1991 add something

 

Diane Keaton - In 1991, Keaton starred with Steve Martin in the family comedy "Father of the Bride"

 

Charles Trenet - It was used as the opening title song in Steve Martin's "L.A. Story" in 1991, and in a popular commercial for South Australia, promoting the wine region of Australia

 

Nancy Meyers - Starring Steve Martin as a father losing his daughter and his bank account at the same time, their 1991 version was released to generally positive critics in 1991


1992

He starred in the 1992 comedy "Housesitter", with Goldie Hawn and Dana Delany add something


1993

In 1993, Martin wrote his first full length play "Picasso at the Lapin Agile" add something

 

Following this, the play opened at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois, and played from October 1993 to May 1994, went on to run successfully in Los Angeles, New York City and several other US cities add something

 

Pablo Picasso - Picasso is a character in Steve Martin's 1993 play, "Picasso at the Lapin Agile"


1995

Paula Cale - Following her graduation from DePaul University, Cale originated the role of Suzanne in the Steppenwolf Theatre production of Steve Martin's "Picasso at the Lapin Agile" in Chicago and came to Los Angeles with the production in 1995, where Candice Bergen spotted her and later offered Cale the recurring role of McGovern, a reporter in "Murphy Brown"


1997

In David Mamet's 1997 thriller, "The Spanish Prisoner", Martin played a darker role as a wealthy stranger who takes a suspicious interest in the work of a young businessman add something


1998

In 1998, Martin guest starred with U2 in the 200th episode of "The Simpsons" titled "Trash of the Titans", providing the voice for sanitation commissioner Ray Patterson add something


1999

He went on to star with Eddie Murphy in the 1999 comedy "Bowfinger," which Martin wrote add something

 

In 1999, Martin and Hawn starred in a remake of the 1970 Neil Simon comedy, "The Out-of-Towners" add something

 

Heather Graham - Also in 1999, Graham co-starred as Daisy in the movie "Bowfinger" opposite Steve Martin and Eddie Murphy

 

Jessica Cauffiel - Cauffiel's debut film role was playing Steve Martin and Goldie Hawn's daughter in the 1999 remake of the "The Out-of-Towners," and her debut TV role in "Law & Order"


2000

Lance Krall - In late 2000 he was cast on Steve Martin's variety show, "The Downer Channel"

 

Django Reinhardt - Reinhardt's music has been used in the soundtrack of many films, including in "The Matrix"; "Rhythm Futur", "Daltry Calhoun", "Metroland", "Chocolat", "The Aviator", "Alex and the Gypsy", "Kate and Leopold" and "Gattaca"; the score for Louis Malle's 1974 movie, "Lacombe Lucien"; the background for the Steve Martin movie "L.A. Story"; and the background for a number of Woody Allen movies, including "Stardust Memories"


2001

In 2001, he played banjo on Earl Scruggs's remake of "Foggy Mountain Breakdown" add something

 

Martin hosted Academy awards solo in 2001 and 2003, and with Alec Baldwin in 2010 add something

 

The first public display of his collection, the Bellagio Museum of Fine Arts presented a five-month exhibit of 28 works by Roy Lichtenstein, Pablo Picasso, David Hockney, and Edward Hopper, among others, in 2001 add something


2002

In 2002, he adapted the Carl Sternheim play "The Underpants", which ran Off Broadway at Classic Stage Company and in 2008, co-wrote and produced "Traitor", starring Don Cheadle add something

 

The recording was the winner of the Best Country Instrumental Performance category at the Grammy awards of 2002 add something

 

Earl Scruggs - In 2002 Scruggs won a second Grammy *award for the 2001 recording of "Foggy Mountain Breakdown", which featured artists such as Steve Martin on 2nd banjo solo , Vince Gill and Albert Lee on electric guitar solos, Paul Shaffer on piano, Leon Russell on organ, and Marty Stuart on mandolin


2003

Queen Latifah - In 2003, she starred with Steve Martin in the film Bringing Down the House, which was a major success at the box office.

 

Kimberly J. Brown - She co-starred in the 2003 film "Bringing Down The House" with Steve Martin and Queen Latifah


2006

He starred in the box office hit "The Pink Panther" in 2006, standing in Peter Sellers's shoes as the bumbling Inspector Clouseau, a role which he reprised in 2009's "The Pink Panther 2" add something

 

Jean Reno - In 2006, he had a prominent role in the remake of "The Pink Panther" and its sequel, playing Gilbert Ponton, the partner of Inspector Clouseau opposite Steve Martin, and portrayed Captain Bezu Fache in the Ron Howard film "The Da Vinci Code"

 

Inspector Clouseau - In the 2006 "Pink Panther" revival and its 2009 sequel, he is played by Steve Martin

 

Son of the Pink Panther - The series was rebooted in 2006 with the release of "The Pink Panther" starring Steve Martin as Inspector Jacques Clouseau and Kevin Kline as Chief Inspector Charles Dreyfus

 

Beyonce Knowles - In February 2006, Knowles starred opposite Steve Martin in the comedy film, The Pink Panther, as international pop star, Xania.

 

Taylor Hackford - On April 11, 2006, Hackford announced that he would be making his directorial debut on Broadway by bringing the 1992 Steve Martin film "Leap of Faith" to the stage as a Broadway musical


2007

On July 28, 2007, after three years together, Martin married Anne Stringfield, a writer and former staffer for "The New Yorker" magazine add something

 

John Cleese - Also in 2007, he started filming the sequel to "The Pink Panther", titled "The Pink Panther 2", with Steve Martin and Aishwarya Rai


2008

In 2008, Martin appeared with the band, In the Minds of the Living, during a show in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, South Carolina add something


2009

In 2009, an article in "The Guardian" listed Martin as one of the best actors never to receive an Oscar nomination add something

 

Disney continued to run the show until March 2009, which now plays in the lobby of "Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln" add something

 

Martin made his first appearance on The Grand Ole Opry on May 30, 2009 add something

 

John Krasinski - He appeared with Meryl Streep, Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin in the Nancy Meyers romantic comedy "It's Complicated", released in late 2009

 

Alec Baldwin - In 2009, he co-starred in the hit romantic comedy "It's Complicated" with Meryl Streep and Steve Martin

 

Christian Bale - Stephen Colbert parodied the incident on 4 February 2009 episode of "The Colbert Report", in which guest Steve Martin repeatedly walked in front of the camera and was berated by Colbert

 

Lucy Porter - In November 2009 Lucy appeared on Celebrity Mastermind achieving a record-breaking score of 35 with Steve Martin as her specialist subject


2010

In 2010, he published the novel "An Object of Beauty add something

 

Police believe the fake Campendonk originated from an invented art collection devised by a group of German swindlers caught in 2010 add something

 

Alec Baldwin - Baldwin co-hosted the 82nd Academy *awards with Steve Martin in 2010

 

Paranormal Activity - On March 7, 2010, Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin performed a spoof of the film as part of the 82nd Academy *awards

 

Chris Thile - On November 5, 2010, the band performed "Rye Whiskey" on the "Late Show with David Letterman" with Steve Martin guesting on banjo


2011

Also in 2011 Martin narrated and appeared in the PBS documentary "Give me the Banjo" chronicling the history of the Banjo in America add something

 

He appeared with Jack Black, Owen Wilson, and JoBeth Williams in the birdwatching comedy "The Big Year", in 2011 add something

 

Martin performed "Jubilation Day" with the Steep Canyon Rangers on "The Colbert Report" on March 21, 2011, on "Conan" on May 3, 2011, and on BBC's "The One Show" on July 6, 2011 add something

 

Jim Parsons - In 2011, Parsons appeared with Jack Black, Owen Wilson, Steve Martin, and Rashida Jones in the comedy film "The Big Year"

 

Rashida Jones - Jones' other 2011 films were "Friends with Benefits", starring Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis, "The Big Year", with Steve Martin, Owen_Wilson, and JoBeth Williams, "The Muppets", with Jason Segel, Amy Adams and Chris Cooper, and "Our Idiot Brother", with Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, and Emily Mortimer

 

The Big Year - "'The Big Year"' is a 2011 comedy film directed by David Frankel, written by Howard Franklin and starring Steve Martin, Jack_Black, and Owen Wilson

 

Saturday Night Live - As of September 24, 2011, actor Alec Baldwin holds the record for most times hosting, having performed the duty on sixteen different occasions since 1990; Baldwin took the record from actor Steve Martin who had hosted fifteen times since 1976

 

David Frankel - His birdwatching comedy, "The Big Year", starring Steve Martin, Owen_Wilson, JoBeth Williams, and Jack Black, was released in October 2011


2012

Decades later, in 2012, the A.V. Club described Martin's unique style and its impact on audiences: add something

 

Del McCoury - The 5th annual DelFest occurred in May 2012, and major bluegrass acts played such as Steve Martin with the Steep Canyon Rangers, Yonder Mountain String Band, Leftover Salmon, Infamous Stringdusters, Railroad Earth, Bela Fleck, and Sam Bush, most of which had returned from previous years at the festival


2013

"Love Has Come For You", a collaboration with Edie Brickell, was released in April 2013 add something

 

Starting in May 2013, he is touring with the Steep Canyon Rangers and Edie Brickell throughout the United States add something

 

The Big Year - "'The Big Year"' is a 2013 comedy film starring Jack Black, Owen Wilson and Steve Martin

 

Martin Short - He, along with Steve Martin and Chevy Chase appeared on an episode of "Saturday Night Live" as part of the "Five-Timers Club", on March 9, 2013, which is all of the those who have hosted the show for five or more times


2015

After a three-year hiatus, Martin returned in 2015 when he voiced a role in the animated film Home add something

 

Jennifer Lopez - Lopez had a voice role in the animated feature "Home", alongside Steve Martin, &Jim_Parsons, and Rihanna, and released in March 2015

 

Nancy Meyers - In September 2015, Meyers announced that her next project would see her reteaming with Steve Martin


2016

In 2016 Steve Martin made a rare return to Stand up Comedy opening for Jerry Seinfeld add something

 

The musical will debut on Broadway in March 2016 add something

 

The musical debuted on Broadway on March 24, 2016 add something

 

Martin's play "Meteor Shower" opened at San Diego's Old Globe Theatre in August 2016, and went on to Connecticut's Long Wharf Theatre later the same year add something

 

Jenna Fischer - On July 5, 2016, It was announced Jenna Fischer was set to star in a world premiere of Steve Martin's new comedy, Meteor Shower

 

Reed College - In September 2016, when instructors of the Humanities 110 course started a discussion on cultural appropriation by playing the 1978 Steve Martin song "King Tut", a controversy began which lasted for the rest of the academic year


2017

Saturday Night Live - As of February 11, 2017, actor Alec Baldwin holds the record for most times hosting, having performed the duty on seventeen different occasions since 1990; Baldwin took the record from actor Steve Martin who had hosted fifteen times since 1976


2018

Martin wrote the story for the Disney movie "Magic Camp", which will be released in 2018 add something


2019

Martin wrote the story for the Disney movie "Magic Camp", which will be released in 2019 add something