Steve Martin is an American actor, musician, comedian, author, and filmmaker who first came into nationwide limelight for penning the screenplay of ‘The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour’. In the initial phase of his professional career, he did odd jobs like selling guidebooks, performing as a conjuror, scripting for small screen comedy shows, and excelling as a standup comedian. In the 1970s, he released numerous comedy albums, many of which were top grossing including ‘Let’s Get Small’ and ‘A Wild and Crazy Guy’.
Steve debuted on the small screen with a bit part in ‘Another Nice Mess’, and impressed both audiences and critics with his performance in ‘The Absent-Minded Waiter’. The film, ‘The Jerk’ which he co-scripted and starred in, went on to become one of his most commercially successful films. He continued to make his mark as an actor and comedian by starring in the movies, ‘The Man with Two Brains’, ‘Three Amigos!’, ‘Parenthood’, ‘My Blue Heaven’, and remakes of ‘Father of the Bride’.
Some of his best performances have been in the movies, ‘Grand Canyon’, ‘The Spanish Prisoner’, ‘Bringing down the House’, Cheaper by the Dozen’, ‘The Pink Panther’ and ‘It’s Complicated’.
Steve Martin Awards
|The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour||Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy, Variety or Music||1969|
|Winner||Favorite Comedy Motion Picture Actor||1993|
|Winner||Favorite Comedy Motion Picture Actor||1992|
|Winner||Best American Roots Song||2014|
|Winner||Best Bluegrass Album||2010|
|Winner||Best Comedy Recording||1979|
|Winner||Best Comedy Recording||1978|
|Winner||Best Country Instrumental Performance||2002|