“For me the through line is unbroken,” Helms says, “Chevy Chase, Steve Martin, Martin Short, John Landis, Dan Aykroyd, Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder – so many of those guys that I grew up madly in love with.” …
The Guardian · 16 hours ago
The evening opened with a collection of scenes from Martin’s films intercut with clips from classic movies, drawing comparisons to Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and Humphrey Bogart, among others. The montage was set to banjo music, as Martin’s ...
Variety · 6/5/2015
Two months after Steve Martin's rep confirmed the 67-year-old had "welcomed a child" with wife Anne Stringfield, the Planes, Trains and Automobiles actor spoke about his little girl during an Apr. 23 appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman.
US Magazine · ByZach Johnson · 4/25/2013
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
Steve Martin has taken a leading role in Ang Lee’s next, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk. Deadline has the news, reporting that Martin will join Garrett Hedlund and newcomer Joe Alwyn in the upcoming adaptation of Ben Fountain’s 2012 bestseller.
Coming Soon · BySilas Lesnick · 3/4/2015
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
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
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
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
There are no shortage of actors and comedians who’ve been inspired by the talents of Steve Martin, and many of them lined up to pay him tribute at his AFI Life Achievement Award ceremony. From Martin Short to Tina Fey, Hollywood’s best and brightest ...
Time · 6/5/2015

Steve Martin

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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