For the football player of the same name see Steve Martin (football player).
Stephen Glenn "Steve" Martin (born August 14, 1945) is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, musician and composer.
Martin was born in Waco, Texas to Glenn Vernon Martin, a real estate salesman and aspiring actor and Mary Lee Stewart, a housewife. Martin was raised in Garden Grove, California and is of English, Scottish and Irish descent. Much of Steve Martin's comedy styling would be influenced by the actor, comedian, magician Carl Ballantine. Carl performed at the opening of Disneyland and young Steve Martin would watch his performances closely. As a teenager, Martin started out working at the Magic Shop at Disneyland, where he developed his talents for magic, juggling, playing the banjo and creating balloon animals. He teamed up with friend and Garden Grove High School classmate Kathy Westmoreland to do a musical comedy routine, performing at local coffee houses and at the Bird Cage Theater in ...
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The Pleasure of My Company is a novel by Steve Martin, first published in 2003, which tells the story of the life of an obsessive compulsive and introverted young man named Daniel Cambridge. The novel revolves around Daniel, his obsessions, and his interactions with the world around his home in Santa Monica, California.Daniel Pecan Cambridge Daniel is the book's protagonist. Daniel has obsessive-compulsive disorder and some bizarre tendencies, such as not walking over curbs. Daniel falls for women easily but meets the right one at the end.Elizabeth Warner Elizabeth is a real estate agent that Daniel falls in love with from afar. However, he is unable to approach her and eventually loses interest in her.Zandy A pharmacist at the local Rite Aid who Daniel develops a crush on before he meets her. They eventually fall in love, get married, and have a child.Daniel's grandmother Daniel's grandmother is a kind, wealthy woman who sends him letters and checks throughout the novel. When she...,
Shopgirl is a 2005 film starring Steve Martin, Claire Danes and Jason Schwartzman. It is based on the 2001 novella of the same name. Both the novella and the screenplay were written by Steve Martin. The film was released in the United States on October 21 2005. The DVD was released April 25, 2006. The story follows Mirabelle Buttersfield, an aspiring artist, who works at Saks Fifth Avenue (Neiman Marcus in the novella) in Beverly Hills, California. She meets two men who are romantically pursuing her at the same time. One, Ray Porter, is a wealthy, divorced logician. The other, named Jeremy, is an awkward young amplifier salesman and aspiring font artist. Mirabelle is swept off her feet by the former, who is unable to commit to her emotionally. The situation is further clouded when the latter falls madly in love with her; although she finds him somewhat less desirable than his older rival, he can offer her the promise of exclusivity. At first, Mirabelle chooses Ray over Jeremy. They...,
Left California State University
Started study of Array at University of California, Los Angeles
Steve Martin was born in Waco, Texas, McLennan County