Steve Martin

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  • Iconic Actor and Comedian
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  • Grammy Award-winning Banjoist and Composer



Steve Martin is one of the most well-known and pervasive talents in entertainment. His work has earned him an Academy Award®, five Grammy® awards, an Emmy®, the Mark Twain Award, and the Kennedy Center Honor.

Martin began his career on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1967-1969), for which he earned his first Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy, Variety or Music in 1969. In the mid-1970s, Martin shone as a stand-up on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and NBC’s Saturday Night Live. Martin’s films are widely popular successes and are the kind of movies that are viewed again and again: The Jerk (1979), Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987), Roxanne (1987), Parenthood (1989), L.A. Story (1991), Father of the Bride (1991), and Bowfinger (1999).

As an author, Martin’s work includes the novel An Object of Beauty, the play Picasso at the Lapin Agile, a collection of comic pieces, Pure Drivel, a bestselling novella, Shopgirl, and his memoir Born Standing Up. His writing often appears in The New Yorker.

Steve Martin is also an accomplished Grammy Award-winning, boundary-pushing bluegrass banjoist and composer. In 2013, Steve Martin released his third full-length album called Love Has Come For You, a unique collaboration with songwriter Edie Brickell. Love Has Come For You, won a Grammy ® for “Best American Roots Song” for the title track and inspired their new musical Bright Star, which was first staged at San Diego's Old Globe Theater in 2014 and opened at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. on December 17, 2015, followed by a Broadway premiere in 2016.

Martin and Brickell’s second album together So Familiar was released on Rounder Records in October. The album features 12 remarkable new songs that bring the acclaimed duo’s musical collaboration into fresh creative territory.

 

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Steve Martin came to Toronto for a moderated conversation, a career retrospective, and an audience Q&A. The event was sold out, with all of the 2,500 seats filled. It was a great evening; Steve was relaxed and talked about all parts of his long and illustrious career, much to the delight of the crowd. All in all, a great 90 or so minutes visiting with a comedy legend. I would not hesitate to recommend Steve; he is a pleasant and consummate professional, and he delivers.

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A Conversation With Steve Martin

Few people can boast the amazingly diverse career of Steve Martin. From the release of his first mega-hit comedy album Let’s Get Small  in 1977, to his current bestselling books and film roles, Martin has experienced a prolific and successful career few other entertainers can claim. A Conversation w ...

Few people can boast the amazingly diverse career of Steve Martin. From the release of his first mega-hit comedy album Let’s Get Small  in 1977, to his current bestselling books and film roles, Martin has experienced a prolific and successful career few other entertainers can claim. A Conversation with Steve Martin is a special interview format event where you can hear from a true legend of the entertainment world whose popularity continues full steam with millions of fans around the world.

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<p><span>Steve Martin and Martin Short receive rave reviews for their new series </span><em><span>Only Murders in the Building</span></em><span> and are available for speaking engagements</span></p>

Steve Martin and Martin Short receive rave reviews for their new series Only Murders in the Building and are available for speaking engagements

Iconic actor and comedian STEVE MARTIN and celebrated comedian, actor, and writer MARTIN SHORT star in Only Murders in the Building, a comedic TV murder mystery. In this must-watch Hulu series, Martin and Short keep viewers laughing alongside Selena Gomez as three crime-obsessed strangers who find themselves in the middle of a murder mystery investigation. Through hilarious antics, the trio races to find the truth in their Upper West Side apartment building. Rated 100% on Rotten Tomatoes, the show is a crowd-pleaser that will have your audience excited to see them at your next event.

The series is generating a lot of buzz and receiving tons of press, featured in The New York Times in printNPR Fresh AirGood Morning AmericaLos Angeles Times in printForbesPeopleTV GuideVultureGlamour, and reviews in The New York TimesTIMEThe AtlanticVarietyTV Insider, and so many more.

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Steve Martin is one of the most well-known and pervasive talents in entertainment. His work has earned him an Academy Award®, five Grammy® awards, an Emmy®, the Mark Twain Award, and the Kennedy Center Honor.

Martin began his career on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1967-1969), for which he earned his first Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy, Variety or Music in 1969. In the mid-1970s, Martin shone as a stand-up on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and NBC’s Saturday Night Live. Martin’s films are widely popular successes and are the kind of movies that are viewed again and again: The Jerk (1979), Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987), Roxanne (1987), Parenthood (1989), L.A. Story (1991), Father of the Bride (1991), and Bowfinger (1999).

As an author, Martin’s work includes the novel An Object of Beauty, the play Picasso at the Lapin Agile, a collection of comic pieces, Pure Drivel, a bestselling novella, Shopgirl, and his memoir Born Standing Up. His writing often appears in The New Yorker.

Steve Martin is also an accomplished Grammy Award-winning, boundary-pushing bluegrass banjoist and composer. In 2013, Steve Martin released his third full-length album called Love Has Come For You, a unique collaboration with songwriter Edie Brickell. Love Has Come For You, won a Grammy ® for “Best American Roots Song” for the title track and inspired their new musical Bright Star, which was first staged at San Diego's Old Globe Theater in 2014 and opened at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. on December 17, 2015, followed by a Broadway premiere in 2016.

Martin and Brickell’s second album together So Familiar was released on Rounder Records in October. The album features 12 remarkable new songs that bring the acclaimed duo’s musical collaboration into fresh creative territory.