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Steve Martin was honored with the American Film Institute's 43rd Life Achievement Award on June 4 in Hollywood, where his “Three Amigos” co-star Martin Short was just one of many who paid tribute to the funnyman for his amazing, five-decade career.
Extra · 6/5/2015
Described by the American Film Institute (AFI) as an “American original,” Steve Martin becomes the latest recipients of their most esteemed Life Achievement Award. As a comic, actor, musician, and writer, Martin has made himself a household name.
Guardian LV · 10/7/2014
Los Angeles — Here’s a story that purports to be about comedian Steve Martin, but it’s really about you and me … and social media. (If, like us, you've heard enough about how social media has taken over and changed our lives, skip the next six ...
The Christian Science Monitor · 3/15/2012
It was a weekend of Twitter mishaps. Steve Martin is the latest person to apologize for a tweet misfire. On Friday night, the actor tweeted to his followers that they should "submit your grammar here," and one user asked, "Is this how you spell lasonia?
ABC News · 12/23/2013
Steve Martin's decades-long career as an entertainer has had its fair share of twists. In the 1970s, he was one of America's foremost stand-up comics. He segued that success into movie stardom—writing and starring in comedy classics such as The Jerk …
undertheradarmag.com · 1/26/2016
Not sure what a story song is? Steve Martin is happy to explain in this new video for “Pretty Little One” that premieres today on Speakeasy. OK, maybe “happy” is putting it optimistically but the comic, actor, novelist, singer and banjo player does ...
The Wall Street Journal · 2/3/2014
For most folks, getting into an elevator with strangers leads to awkward, uncomfortable silence. For whatever reason, spending a minute or so with somebody we don’t know tends to make us feel uneasy. That’s not the case in the new music video for …
Rock Cellar Magazine · 10/16/2015
She wrote the words to melodies that he sent her via email…it’s a 21st century project played on old-school, acoustic instruments. At first glance, you might not think that Brickell and Martin have much in common except that, while neither lives there ...
Voice of America · 7/23/2013
LOS ANGELES — Steve Martin looked as if he were playing a fast-paced board game. Standing inside a gallery at the Hammer Museum here with its director and two curators, the tall actor was hunched over a small tabletop model of that very room. The …
Hamilton Spectator · 10/5/2015
I've always admired Steve Martin. He's smart, funny, and avoids engaging in the kind of behavior that ends up in celebrity tabloids. (He's also a terrific banjo player.) I recently read his autobiography, Born Standing Up, and now I admire him even more.
Boing Boing (blog) · ByMark Frauenfelder · 7/16/2012

Steve Martin

Comedian
Stephen Glenn "Steve" Martin is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and musician. Martin came to public notice in the 1960…
Stephen Glenn "Steve" Martin is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and musician. Martin came to public notice in the 1960s as a writer for the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, and later as a frequent guest on The Tonight Show. In the 1970s, Martin performed his offbeat, absurdist comedy routines before packed houses on national tours. Since the 1980s, having branched away from stand-up comedy, Martin has become a successful actor, as well as an author, playwright, pianist and banjo player, eventually earning him an Emmy, Grammy and American Comedy awards, among other honors.