Stephen Glenn Steve Martin (b. Waco;) (August 14, 1945), is an actor, musician, film producer, screenwriter and novelist American. It has a long and successful track record in all genres.
Born on 14 August 1945 in Waco, Texas, but spent his childhood in Orange County (California). While student worked at Disneyland (in the shop of magic found on Main Street USA) and at Knott’s Berry Farm, then begin to study philosophy, race abandoned when in the middle of the 1960s got squarely in the world of entertainment. His first steps gave them as a screenwriter, which won an Emmy Award for the famous musical comedy work The Smother Brothers’ Comedy Hours, starring Tom and Dick Smothers.
Already entrenched in the world of the show, his popularity increased when hosted Saturday Night Live. By mid-1970s as had launched his career with songs from his comedies, which won an award for best comedy album Grammy.
In 1979 debuted in film in a movie written by himself, The played, which starred with his first great love the show, Bernardette Peters. This comedy directed by Carl Reiner, who established a successful working relationship with renowned films such as dead customer does not pay (from 1982) and sweet home… at times (1984), among others.
Already for the 1980s came his first superéxitos with Roxanne head, an adaptation of carried film by Fred Schepisi Cyrano de Bergerac. Another of the most important films was three friends, who starred with great comedians like Chevy Chase and Martin Short. At this time, his new partner was director Frank Oz, with whom he worked in films little shop of horrors and A pair of seductive (in the latter with Michael Caine).
His first Golden Globe nominations were for pennies from heaven, Roxanne, and twice I (where he met his first wife Victoria Tennant, who also starred in the film three women for a co-writer; they divorced in 1993), father of the bride and the remake himself wrote of Bowfinger: the mischievous. It was also nominated for the prize by the father of the bride (returns the father of the bride), accompanied by Diane Keaton sequel. After their separation had a short romance with actress Anne Heche, which separated shortly before they started rumours that it was bisexual. Another of its most important work was the presentation of the Academy Awards in 2001, 2003 and by 2010 along with Alec Baldwin. Their recent successes achieved with Cheaper by the Dozen 1 and 2.
Steve Martin is also a writer, as it has published several books of renown, some of them brought to film and starring himself, like Shopgirl. He is now in full production of Picasso at the Lapin Agile.
As an actor
Year Title Character
2009 The Pink Panther 2 Inspector Jacques Clouseau
2009 It’s Complicated Adam
2007 The Simpsons Ray Patterson voice
2006 The Pink Panther Inspector Jacques Clouseau
2005 Cheaper by the Dozen 2 Tom Baker
2005 Shopgirl Ray Porter
2003 An intrusa family Peter Sanderson
2003 Cheaper by the Dozen Tom Baker
2002 Looney Tunes: back in action President of ACME
2001 Novocaine Dr. Frank Sangster
2000 Joe Gould’s Secret Charlie Duell
1999 Bowfinger: Director-mad Bobby Bowfinger
1999 The Out-of-Towners Henry Clark
1998 Prince Egypt Hotep (voice)
1997 The Spanish Prisoner Julian ‘Jimmy’ Dell
1996 Sergeant Bilko Master Sergeant Ernest g. Bilko
1995 Again the father of the bride George Banks
1994 Mixed Nuts Philip
1994 To simple twist of Fate Michael McCann
1993 And the band continued playing The Brother
1992 Leap of Faith Jonas Nightengale
1992 HouseSitter Newton Davis
1991 Grand Canyon Davis