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Happy birthday, Steve Martin! He turns 70 on August 14. This incredibly funny man is an actor, writer, avid art collector, playwright, pianist, and banjoist. Prior to becoming a comedian, Martin—in reality, a shy and quiet man—originally considered ...
Parade · 8/14/2015
Judd Apatow is a famous director now, having written and directed some of modern comedy's greatest hits ("The 40-Year-Old Virgin", "Knocked Up"). Sure. But did you know he used to be sort of a creep? As a young man in the early 1970s, Apatow was a …
The Business Insider · 7/28/2015
It’s been over twenty years since Father of the Bride, the 1991 remake of the 1950 film about a father dealing with the emotional and financial costs of paying for his daughter’s wedding. I haven’t seen Father of the Bride or its 1995 sequel Father ...
Collider · ByMatt Goldberg · 6/16/2014
MARTIN SHORT has bounced back from his ill-fated role in the suicide of dermatologist to the stars Dr. Fredric Brandt. The comic was devastated, friends said, after Fredric’s publicist said his death on April 5 was partly triggered by comparisons to ...
National Enquirer · 5/12/2015
Audio for this feature is no longer available. For all his wry self-deprecation, Steve Martin has never been a musical tourist: The actor, comedian and author has been passionate about the banjo for decades, and trotted it out on stage at every opportunity ...
NPR News · 4/14/2013
Ms. Brownstein said she was inspired by Steve Martin’s memoir, “Born Standing Up,” and conceived the book while writing a blog for NPR Music. (She discovered that her most popular posts were ones in which …
The New York Times · 20 hours ago
Carrie Brownstein
The beloved comedian received the 43rd AFI Life Achievement Award at a gala tribute on June 4. Here are some highlights from the tribute, including speeches from Martin Short and Tina Fey. Steve Martin's AFI Tribute was a star-studded event filled with ...
Indiewire · 6/20/2015
Steve Martin's AFI Life Achievement Award show is well worth catching when it airs on TBS June 13 because he drew tributes from fellow comedians who are hysterically funny. It's strange to think that Steve Martin started out his career at Disneyland.
Indie Wire Film Blog · ByAnne Thompson · 6/12/2015
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
Steve Martin tweeted a seemingly racist joke on Friday. While the comedian quickly deleted the offending message, the damage was already done. Steve Martin's followers called him out for his racist tweet, and the comedian apologized several times.
idesigntimes.com · 12/22/2013

Steve Martin

Comedian
Stephen Glenn "Steve" Martin is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and singer. Martin came to public notice as a writer for the …
Stephen Glenn "Steve" Martin is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and singer. Martin came to public notice as a writer for the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, and later became 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.
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