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Born: August 14, 1945 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Waco, Texas, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1952:
First acting role was playing Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer in his second-grade play
1960:
Worked at part-time at Disneyland, performing magic tricks at Merlin's Cave and appearing in Wally Boag's "It's Vaudeville Again"
1968:
Wrote for various comedy-variety shows beginning with "The Summer Smothers Brothers Comedy Show" (CBS)
1972:
TV debut as a regular on ABC's variety hour "The Ken Berry 'Wow' Show"; also wrote for the show
1973:
Made first appearance on "The Tonight Show" (NBC)
1976:
First time as host of "Saturday Night Live" (NBC)
1977:
Wrote and acted in the short film "The Absent-Minded Waiter"; produced through his company The Aspen Film Society; earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Live-Action Short
1978:
Feature acting debut, "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"
1979:
First film as co-writer, "The Jerk"; also played the lead role
1980:
Hosted the NBC TV specials "Steve Martin: Comedy Is Not Pretty" and "All Commercials ¿ A Steve Martin Special"
1981:
First dramatic performance, "Pennies From Heaven"
1983:
First collaboration with director Carl Reiner, "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid"
1984:
Portrayed a lawyer whose body is possessed by a millionairess (Lily Tomlin) in Reiner's "All of Me"
1986:
First film as producer, "Three Amigos!"; also co-wrote and co-starred
1986:
Played a memorable role as a sadistic dentist in "Little Shop of Horrors"; first collaboration with Rick Moranis
1987:
Wrote and starred in the modern day remake of "Cyrano de Bergerac" entitled "Roxanne"
1988:
Starred onstage with Robin Williams in the Lincoln Center Theater production of "Waiting for Godot"
1989:
Joined an ensemble cast for Ron Howard's "Parenthood"
1990:
Co-starred with Rick Moranis in the comedy "My Blue Heaven"
1991:
Appeared as a Joel Silveresque film producer in "Grand Canyon"
1991:
Teamed with Diane Keaton in the remake of "Father of the Bride"
1992:
First screen pairing with Goldie Hawn, "Housesitter"
1993:
Playwriting debut, "Picasso at the Lapin Agile"
1994:
Updated "Silas Marner" as "A Simple Twist of Fate"; wrote, produced and starred
1995:
Re-teamed with Keaton for the sequel "Father of the Bride II"
1998:
Delivered a strong supporting turn as a mysterious businessman in David Mamet's "The Spanish Prisoner"
1998:
Voiced Hotep in the animated feature "The Prince of Egypt"
1999:
Re-teamed with Hawn for the remake of "The Out-of-Towners"
1999:
Played himself in "The Venice Project," starring Lauren Bacall and Dennis Hopper
1999:
Wrote and starred in the comedy "Bowfinger"
2000:
Had featured role in Stanley Tucci's drama "Joe Gould's Secret"
2000:
Published first novella <i>Shopgirl</i>
2001:
Hosted the annual telecast of the Academy Awards; received an Emmy nomination
2002:
Wrote the English-language adaptation of Carl Sterheim's "Die Hose," retitled "The Underpants"; performed at NYC's Classic Stage Company
2003:
Co-starred alongside Queen Latifah as a lonely attorney in "Bringing Down the House."
2003:
Starred as the father of twelve children in the comedy "Cheaper by the Dozen"
2004:
Received a Grammy nomination for Best Spoken word for "The Pleasure of My Company"
2005:
Co-starred with Claire Danes in the feature adaptation of his novella "Shopgirl"
2005:
Reprised role for "Cheaper By the Dozen 2"
2006:
Portrayed Inspector Clouseau, in prequel to the 1964 Peter Sellers original film "The Pink Panther"; also co-wrote the screenplay
2008:
Earned a Grammy nomination for Best Spoken Word for the album <i>Born Standing Up</i>
2009:
Reprised role of Inspector Clouseau for "The Pink Panther 2"
2009:
Earned an Emmy nomination for his guest-starring role on NBC's "30 Rock" as eccentric businessman Gavin Volure
2009:
Co-hosted the 82nd Academy Awards with Alec Baldwin; earned an Emmy nomination in 2010 for Outstanding Special Class Programs (shared with Adam Shankman, Bill Mechanic, Michael B. Seligman, and Baldwin)
2009:
Released his first all-music album <i>The Crow: New Songs for the 5-String Banjo</i>
2009:
Co-starred with Meryl Streep in the comedy "It's Complicated"; directed by Nancy Meyers
2011:
Co-starred opposite Owen Wilson and Jack Black in the comedy feature "The Big Year"

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