Knowledge Identifier: +Steve_Martin
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1945.
Countries: United States (70%), United Kingdom (9%), (6%)
Linked to: Garden Grove High School, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, The New York Times, American Film Institute
Martin has been an avid art collector since 1968, when he bought a print by the Los Angeles artist Ed Ruscha
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
Bernadette Peters - Peters and Steve Martin had begun a romantic relationship in 1977 that lasted approximately four years
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
The Jerk - "'The Jerk"' is a 1979 American comedy film directed by Carl Reiner and written by Steve Martin, Carl_Gottlieb, and Michael Elias
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
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
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
Sparky Marcus - His last movie role was a brief cameo as a bellboy in the 1983 Steve Martin comedy "The Man with Two Brains
Victoria Tennant - She was later married to the actor-comedian Steve Martin from 1986 to their divorce in 1994
Martin starred in the Ron Howard film "Parenthood", with Moranis in 1989
He later met with Moranis to make the Mafia comedy "My Blue Heaven" in 1990
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
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
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"
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
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
He went on to star with Eddie Murphy in the 1999 comedy "Bowfinger," which Martin wrote
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"
In 2001, he played banjo on Earl Scruggs's remake of "Foggy Mountain Breakdown"
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
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.
Inspector Clouseau - In the 2006 "Pink Panther" revival and its 2009 sequel, he is played by Steve Martin
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
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
Chris Thile - On November 5, 2010, the band performed "Rye Whiskey" on the "Late Show with David Letterman" with Steve Martin guesting on banjo
Also in 2011 Martin narrated and appeared in the PBS documentary "Give me the Banjo" chronicling the history of the Banjo in America
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
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
Nancy Meyers - In September 2015, Meyers announced that her next project would see her reteaming with Steve Martin
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