Steve Martin





Steve Martin

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Stephen Glenn "Steve" Martin is an American actor, comedian, writer, playwright, producer, musician, and composer. He was raised in Southern California in a Baptist family, where his early influences were working at Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm and working magic and comedy acts at these and other smaller venues in the area. His ascent to fame picked up when he became 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. In the 1980s, having branched away from stand-up comedy, he became a successful actor, playwright, and juggler, and eventually earned Emmy, Grammy, and American Co...more


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Steve Martin has announced that Eddie Adcock is this year's winner of his Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass.

More information about Eddie Adcock and the prize can be found in the following article in the New York Times.

Veteran Banjo Player Wins Bluegrass Honor: The Steve Martin Prize Goes to Eddie Adcock

The New York Times
by Dave Itzkoff, September 15, 2014
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