Why Famous: In the 1970s, he was hit stand-up comic, performing his offbeat, absurdist comedy routines before packed houses on national tours.
Since the 1980s, he has had a successful actor starring in the box office hits "Roxanne", "Father of the Bride" and "The Pink Panther".
- 1986-11-20 Comedian and actor Steve Martin (41) weds actress Victoria Tennant (36)
- 2007-07-28 Comedian and actor Steve Martin (61) weds Anne Stringfield (35) at his Los Angeles home
- 1979-01-09 K-Mart pulls Steve Martin's "Let's Get Small" for being in "bad taste"
- 1991-12-20 "Father of the Bride" film starring Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, and Martin Short, is released