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
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Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's musical 'Bright Star' is headed for the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. The show will run from December 2, 2015 to January 10, 2016 in the Eisenhower Theater. Click here to read more from the Washington Post. Read more of this blog post »
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