Steve Martin was born August 14, 1945, in Waco, Texas, and was the son of a real estate executive. At the age of 5, Steve Martin and his family shifted to Inglewood from Waco, California, and further to Garden Grove, California, when Steve Martin grew up to 10.
As a young person, Steve Martin sold guidebooks and performed magic tricks at Disneyland and at Knotts Berry Farm. Steve Martin registered in Long Beach State College to learn philosophy, but soon shifted to the theatre program at the University of California, Los Angeles. Steve Martin left college on the whole to be a comedy playwright for the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1967-68), winning an Emmy Award in 1969. Steve Martin performed humorist comedy in neighbourhood associations, penned down for the Sonny and Cher Show (1972-73), and had the made a debut on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. Steve Martin's big accomplishment came when Steve Martin appeared as a guest host on NBC's Saturday Night Live in 1977. Steve Martin unusual and cheeky comedy made him an instantaneous superstar.
Steve Martin launched four comedy albums between 1977 and 1981, winning Grammy awards for Let's Get Small and A Wild and Crazy Guy. Steve Martin was also honored with a gold record for his super hit jesting song, "King Tut." Martin penned his first book Cruel Shoes, in 1977.
Steve Martin's first attribute, a small film Steve Martin e wrote called The Absent-Minded Waiter (1977), was chosen for an Academy Award. In 1979, Steve Martin performed in his first professional movie, The Jerk, the first of many group efforts between Martin and director Carl Reiner, counting the lampoon of detective thrillers, Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982), the sci-fi slapstick The Man With Two Brains (1983), and the personality transaction comedy All of Me (1984) with Lily Tomlin. Steve Martin got Best Actor awards from both the New York Film Critics Association and the National Board of Review for his act in All of Me. Steve Martin also won rage evaluations for his representation of a crazy dentist in Frank Oz's Little Shop ofHorrors (1986).
In 1987, Steve Martin expanded his aptitude even more by co-writing, executive-producing, and starring in Roxanne (1987), a contemporary explanation of the story of Cyrano De Bergerac. For his efforts in Roxanne Steve Martin won a Best Actor award from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association as well as an honor for Best Screenplay from the Writers Guild of America. During 1991, Steve Martin penned, produced and performed in and L.A. Story along with actress Victoria Tennant, who later became his spouse. Steve Martin also appeared in the Disney remake of Father of the Bride (1992), and it's sequel in 1995.
In 1993, Steve Martin had accomplishments as a playwright with Picasso at the Lapin Agile, which opened at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre.
More fresh work incorporated David Mamet's The Spanish Prisoner (1997), a vocal part in the animation movie Dreamworks film The Prince of Egypt (1998) and a parallel character along with Goldie Hawn in a remake of The Out of Towners (1999). Steve Martin wrote and starred in the comedy movie Bowfinger with Eddie Murphy in 1999. In 2001, Steve Martin performed opposite Helena Bonham Carter in the mysterious humour Novocaine. That same year, Steve Martin took on a new challenge, hosting the extremely long Academy Awards ceremonial. Steve Martin well known humour and frolics brought him an invitation to return in 2003.
An everyday donor to The New Yorker magazine, Steve Martin published Shopgirl, a short story, to great approval in 2001. The story of a disillusioned saleswoman stressed to choose between a would-be musician and a rich married man, the book was modified to film in 2005 starring Martin and Claire Danes. In 2001, Steve Martin appeared opposite Queen Latifah in the romantic comedy Bringing Down the House, which debuted at a unanticipated No. 1 at the box office. During 2004, Steve Martin appeared with Bonnie Hunt in the 1950s humor movie Cheaper by the Dozen. Steve Martin is ready to get on two further remakes: the 1937 Cary Grant vehicle Topper and a Pink Panther alteration.
On July 28, 2007, Steve Martin wedded Anne Stringfield. Lorne Michaels, producer of Saturday Night Live was his good friend. An enthusiastic art collector, Steve Martin is a trustee of the Los Angeles Museum of Art and possesses works by O'Keeffe, Diebenkorn, de Kooning, Frankenthaler, Hopper, Hockney, Lichtenstein, and Picasso, among others. Steve Martin was privileged with the prominent Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in 2005. Steve Martin also got a Kennedy Center Honor in December 2007