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Steve Martin          

Iconic Actor, Comedian, Author, Playwright & Musician

Steve Martin is one of the most legendary and diversified performers in the entertainment industry today. An actor, comedian, author, playwright, producer, and musician, Martin is an iconic figure whose roles have forever been ingrained into our popular culture.

The multi-hyphenate creative rose to prominence on "The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour" (1967-1969). He has since delighted audience on screens through his standup on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" and NBC’s "Saturday Night Live" alongside his iconic films: "Planes, Trains & Automobiles," "Roxanne," "Parenthood," "L.A. Story," "Father of the Bride," "Pink Panther," and many more. Also an accomplished musician, Martin has composed multiple award-winning, boundary-pushing bluegrass albums. As an author, Martin’s work includes the novel "An Object of Beauty," the play "Picasso at the Lapin Agile," a collection of comic pieces, "Pure Drivel," a bestselling novella, "Shopgirl," and his memoir "Born Standing Up." His writing often appears in The New Yorker.

Martin’s Netflix special with Martin Short, "An Evening You Will Forget For The Rest Of Your Life," received four Emmy nominations. Their tours, "Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t," and "The Funniest Show in Town at the Moment," were smashing successes showcasing Martin’s creative versatility. Martin and Short also star together in Hulu’s must-watch comedy series, "Only Murders in the Building."

Martin is also a part of a bluegrass duo with Edie Brickell; their first album, Love Has Come for You, was released in 2013. Their second, So Familiar, was released in October 2015. Martin and Brickell are also the creators of the Broadway musical Bright Star, which opened in March 2016.

For his multi-medium work, Martin has won an Academy Award, five Grammy awards, an Emmy, the Mark Twain Award, and the Kennedy Center Honor. He has been welcomed to speak by hosts such as the Getty Research Institute, Center Stage Entertainment, the New Yorker Festival, and more. Audiences flock to Martin’s melodic performances, warm stage presence, and indelible humor.


'Bright Star' Sets Broadway Dates, Casting for Steve Martin Musical ...
“Bright Star,” the bluegrass musical by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, has locked in its Broadway details, setting a March opening with a cast headed by Carmen ...
AFI Honoree Steve Martin Is More Than Just a Comedian | Variety
Steve Martin isn't someone who's expecting to live on in posterity. “I think it's misguided if you actually believe you're going be remembered,” he says.
Steve Martin's Life in Pictures in PEOPLE :
Steve Martin has played some pretty colorful characters over the years, but he credits his start in show business to something much simpler: his love for magic ...
Steve Martin Receives AFI Life Achievement Award At Rollicking Night Of (At Least) 100 Laughs
In 2013 when they honored Mel Brooks with the 41st AFI Life Achievement Award, the AFI suddenly seemed to discover that those who can make audiences laugh may have just as significant a career on film as all the more serious awardees that came before.
Steve Martin headlines bluegrass festival in N.C. - CBS News Video
CBS News video: Steve Martin headlines bluegrass festival in N.C. - Steve Martin played his banjo to a sold-out crowd at The Wide Open Bluegrass Festival in ...
Steve Martin loses wallet on street, stranger returns it - CBS News
The actor said, "The gentleman couldn't have been sweeter, nicer, kinder"
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Steve Martin reportedly becomes a first-time dad at 67 | Fox News
Martin and his wife reportedly had the baby back in December and have kept it a secret.
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